Cyprus, Nicosia

How can Russians apply for a visa under sanctions? What visas allow entering the Republic of Cyprus?

The Russians got accustomed to the fact it is easy to come to Cyprus - the simplified visa regime attracted tourists, and one could receive it in a day. In electronic form, it allowed entering the country. Since February 2022, they have canceled pro visas. And now one can enter Cyprus:

- on a Schengen visa, while your Schengen 90 days in Cyprus do not count;

- on a visa from the Republic of Cyprus. One cannot apply for a national one at any commercial visa center but only at the Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus. You have to submit the documents in person on a first-come, first-served basis;

- on visas from Bulgaria, Croatia, or Romania. The easiest way to get a Bulgarian one is at the visa center, even without personal presence - the main thing is to hand over your passport and photographs.

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