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CYPRUS FAMILY VISA REQUIREMENTS

Capital City:
Nicosia
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Local Time:
GMT +2
Telephone Code :
+ 357
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 EUR is equivalent to 87.15 INR

Family Visa Requirement

1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original passport along with copy of main pages, valid for at least three months after the date of expiration of the visa applied for. Visitors wishing to obtain a visa are advised to be in possession of a passport valid for at least six months from date of entry to Cyprus. The visa for the return country must be valid for at least three months after the period of the intended stay.

2. Visa Application Form: Duly completed and signed by the applicant (or the legal guardian in the case of minors), with two passport- sized photographs with white background. One photograph signed on the back by the applicant must be pasted (not stapled) at the required space in the application form and the other to be slightly pasted with top edges, close-by.

3. Photograph

  • 35 x 45 mm in size
  • With white background
  • Taken within the last 6 months to reflect the applicant’s current appearance
  • Contain face, neck, and shoulders of the applicant.

4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card

5. Cover Letter: Need a certified version of the cover letter/on letterhead pad

6. Invitation Letter from a physical person

7. Forwarding Letter from employer: A recent (dated within one month only) official letter from the employer, addressed to the Cyprus Consulate with proof of the applicants wages / salary. If self-employed, a letter from the solicitor, the accountant or the bank manager of the applicant will be sufficient. If a student in the country of the Consulate, an original letter from the school or University addressed to the Cyprus Consulate confirming the status / attendance and the duration of the course.

8. NOC/LOI from employer

9. Personal Bank Statement: Solid evidence of the last three months that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the intended stay in Cyprus, e.g. a bank statement or travelers’ cheques (credit cards can be accepted only in addition to bank statements and only with recent statement confirming credit limit. Please note that cash is not an acceptable proof). The original Bank Statement should be signed and sealed by the competent issuing authority. The Statement must mention the issuing branch telephone numbers with code numbers. The applicants must inform their bank to give the required information to the High Commission for the purpose of processing the visa application. In case banks deny sharing information with the High Commission, the application will not be processed.
Original Bank Certificate with two photocopies, stating that the parents or sponsors (names listed) have the financial means to cover their expenses (eg. tuition and accommodation fees and personal expenses for the duration of the studies).

10. Personal ITR Certificate (Last 3 years): Copies of the tax declarations for last three years. In case, the declarations are not available, a relevant undertaking on the reasons thereof should be submitted.

11. Police Clearance: Original Police Clearance Certificate from the Regional Passport Office, Ministry of External Affairs, (also endorsed on the passport) with two photocopies.

12. Airline Ticket Reservation: Confirmed air ticket / e-ticket with a photocopy.