May / 8th / 2021

Cyprus Travel Protocol for Vaccinated Travellers


The Ministry of Health clarifies that the following shall apply as of 10 May to vaccinated passengers arriving in the Republic of Cyprus from its points of entry:
Passengers holding a valid certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 arriving in Cyprus from abroad, regardless of their nationality and country of departure, shall be exempted from the obligation of laboratory testing and self-isolation/quarantine, subject to the following conditions:

They hold a valid certificate of vaccination issued by the following states:

EU Member States (including Cyprus)Egypt
EEA Member States (Island, Lichtenstein, Norway)Belarus
SwitzerlandSerbia
IsraelQatar
United KingdomBahrein
RussiaUnited States of America
United Arab Emirates (viii) Saudi ArabiaArmenia
UkraineGeorgia
JordanCanada and
LebanonKuwait

They have been vaccinated either with one of the vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency

Time frames for travel purposes

Janssen – Johnson & Johnson VaccineFourteen (14) days must elapse between the completion of the required dose of the vaccine (1-dose vaccine) and the date of travel.
Vaxzevria Vaccine – AstraZenecaWith the completion of the required doses of the vaccine.
Pfizer-BioNTech VaccineWith the completion of the required doses of the vaccine.
Moderna VaccineWith the completion of the required doses of the vaccine.
Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) VaccineWith the completion of the required doses of the vaccine.

However, it is noted that all passengers, regardless of the country’s category, including those folding a valid certificate of vaccinationare obliged to apply for the CyprusFlightPass 24 hours before the departure of their flight. Moreover, for the protection of public health and the monitoring of the epidemiological situation, passengers of selected flights may undergo a random laboratory molecular testing performed by the Ministry of Health (including passengers holding a certificate of vaccination).

Learn More – Cyprus Protocols & Travel Restrictions