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Anonymous asked in TravelEurope (Continental)Other - Europe · 8 years ago

Is Cyprus among the Schenhen countries?

Hello, Please can anyone tell me if Cyprus is among the Schengen countries?

2 Answers

  • Gerd P
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    No, Cyprus is (not yet) a Schengen country. This is based on the fact that the northern part of the country has been illegally occupied.

    The Republic of Cyprus however grants visa-free entry to holders of a valid type C Schengen visa with the following provisions:

    • the provisions only apply to an entry in the part of Cyprus controlled by the government of the Republic of Cyprus

    • an entry at at Ercan (ECN) and at Gercitkale (GEC) is not possible

    • the visa holder must not be a Turkish citizen

    • the visitor has first entered the Schengen Area

    • single-entry Schengen visa holders must travel directly from the Schengen Area to Cyprus

    • single-entry Schengen visa holders must depart to a non-Schengen country

    • the period of stay granted equals to the visa validity

    Holders of a type D Schengen visa or a residence permit issued by a Schengen country are granted visa-free stay for up to 90 days.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    8 years ago

    No,but in the future it may be...

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