Cypriot citizenship by years of residence

Cypriot citizenship by years of residence
Foreign citizens who have officially lived in Cyprus for 7 (seven) years are entitled to apply for citizenship. Actual residence is currently considered to be equivalent to 2.555 days of residence over 10 calendar years.

Application Procedure:

  • The applicant is required to legally reside in Cyprus for 12 (twelve) months prior to submitting the application.
  • Over the last 5 years, the applicant must not leave the country for more than 6 months
  • The applicant must provide documents confirming his identity, marital status, as well as a detailed report of arrivals and departures to and from the Republic of Cyprus
  • All documents issued abroad must be accompanied by an official translation into Greek or English, certified by APOSTILLE

The procedure of collecting and completing the documents is a complex and lengthy process. Arsen Theofanidis LLC will assist you throughout the application process until the acquisition of the Cypriot citizenship. We represent our customers before all governmental authorities and ensure that all forms are completed in a proper way to avoid unnecessary delays.