Cyprus, Nicosia

What services does the Department of Transport provide?

Updated: 2 months ago

The Cyprus Department of Transport can be useful to tourists or expatriates in several cases.

Obtaining a driver's license

Everything related to obtaining the right to drive a vehicle somehow goes through the Department of Transport. From receiving a free traffic code book to scheduling a driving exam. On our website, you will find a breakdown of how to get a driver's license in Cyprus.

Exchanging a driver's license

If you have a valid driver's license issued in the Russian Federation or in another country that has joined the Vienna Convention, you can exchange it at the Department of Transport.

Applying for tax benefits on vehicles

If you do not use a vehicle for an extended period, you may be exempt from paying road tax. To do this, you need to submit form 98A to the Department of Transport (download it here), or a certificate of scrapping the vehicle (here is the application).

Paying road tax

To pay the tax, you can visit the special page of the Department's website, enter the vehicle or motorcycle registration number, as well as the last three digits of the owner's identity card, and choose the tax payment period (3, 6, 9, or 12 months).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the website of the Road Department?

You can visit the Department online at this address. To come to the Department in person, use the search for the nearest branch on this page of the website.

Can fines be paid at the Department?

No, fines are paid on the jccsmart.com portal. Here is the guide on how to pay fines online in Cyprus.

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