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Cyprus

Ukraine nationals in Ukraine

Situations where they can apply for visas in Ukraine

N/A

Any special considerations

Ukrainian nationals holding biometric passports may enter without a visa for 90 days in a 180-day period. Ukrainian nationals without biometric passports are also reportedly being allowed to enter.

If they cannot apply for visas in Ukraine, alternative options

Ukrainian nationals holding biometric passports may enter without a visa for 90 days in a 180-day period. Ukrainian nationals without biometric passports are also reportedly being allowed to enter.

Non-Ukraine nationals in Ukraine

Situations where they can apply for visas in Ukraine

N/A

Any special considerations

Non-Ukrainian nationals of third countries and stateless persons who can prove that they were legally residing in Ukraine on the basis of a valid permanent residence permit and who cannot return in safe and durable conditions to their country of origin are eligible for either EU temporary protection or adequate national protection, depending on the EU country they are in.

If they cannot apply for visas in Ukraine, alternative options

Non-Ukrainian nationals of third countries and stateless persons who can prove that they were legally residing in Ukraine on the basis of a valid permanent residence permit and who cannot return in safe and durable conditions to their country of origin are eligible for either EU temporary protection or adequate national protection, depending on the EU country they are in.

Ukraine nationals in Destination Country

Options

No special provisions have been announced for Ukrainian nationals in Cyprus. Ukrainian nationals, as well as their family members displaced by the conflict, are eligible for EU temporary protection. Stateless persons and nationals of other third countries who benefited from international protection or equivalent protection in Ukraine, as well as their family members, are also eligible.

Other considerations

As of March 2, 2022, Ukrainian nationals are being offered temporary protection that will start immediately, across the EU, and last for one year. If the situation persists, this period will be automatically extended twice by six monthly periods for up to one year. This temporary protection means; 1. Residency Rights, 2. Access to the labor market subject to Member States’ labor market policies, 3. Access to housing, 4. Social Welfare, 5. Medical or other assistance, and 6. Unaccompanied children and teenagers are entitled to legal guardianship and access to education.

Links to latest Government information

https://ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/priorities-2019-2024/stronger-europe-world/eu-solidarity-ukraine/eu-assistance-ukraine/information-people-fleeing-war-ukraine_en

EUR-Lex – 52022PC0091 – EN – EUR-Lex (europa.eu)