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Temporay Residence Permit for Non-EU Citizens in Cyprus (Visitors)

Temporay Residence Permit for Non-EU Citizens in Cyprus (Visitors)

Non-EU citizens who wish to extent their stay in the Republic of Cyprus to more than 90 days may apply under the category of Temporary Residence Permit, known as “Pink Slip” . The procedure for obtaining this permit is considered as a very simple one and successful applicants may easily renew their permit every year.

More specifically, this permit is provided to non-EU nationals as well as their families, who have adequate income from abroad and are in a position to cover their living expenses in Cyprus, without the necessity of working. Succesfull applicants who satisy all the below criteria receive a temporary residence permit card under “visitor” status which is valid for a year.

In order for an applicant to obtain such a permit for him and his family he must submit an application at the District Immigration Office of the city he resides along with the following documents:

  1. Application form MVIS3,
  2. A copy of the valid passport,
  3. A copy of the page of the passport stating the date of the last entry or visa to Cyprus,
  4. Original bank guarantee, issued by a banking institution in Cyprus, for a period of 10 years to cover potential repatriation expenses,
  5. Marriage certificate translated to either English or Greek,
  6. Birth certificate (Children) translated to either English or Greek,
  7. Health insurance covering in-patience, out-patience and repatriation expenses,
  8. Copy of the title deed of any property owned in Cyprus or a copy of the Rental agreement,
  9. Proof of income from abroad (this may include any pension, bank statements from abroad, dividends, rental agreements, etc.),
  10. Swift confirmation from a banking institution that funds came from abroad,
  11. Confirmation letter from the banking institution confirming the availability of funds.


For more information on how to apply and obtain a TRP in Cyprus, you may contact us at or +35725255059


Note: The above article does not constitute a legal advice and may not be relied upon for such purposes. Readers are recommended to take appropriate legal advice on the above subject matter.