Visa free countries for Cyprus passport

Cyprus is part of the European Union, therefore Cypriot citizen enjoy freedom of movement to European countries. According to the Henley Passport Index and visalogy, Cypriot nationals enjoyed visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 176 countries and territories, putting the Cypriot passport 13th in terms of travel freedom.

Visa-free countries for Cyprus passport

Visa requirements for Cypriot people are administrative entrance limitations imposed on citizens of Cyprus by the authorities of other countries.

Freedom of Travel

Cypriot passport holders are permitted to travel to these countries without obtaining a visa. It’s possible that identification cards or passports may be needed.

The following countries welcome Cyprus passport and recognise freedom of travel to Cypriot people:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (European France), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands (European Netherlands), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Visa not needed

Cypriot people can travel to these countries without needing a visa.

Albania

Visa-free for 90 days with just a valid identification card.

Andorra

Visa-free with just a valid ID card.

Antigua and Barbuda

Visa-free for 3 months

Argentina

Visa-free for 90 days.

Armenia 

Visa-free for 180 days

Bahamas 

Visa-free for 3 months

Barbados 

Visa-free for 3 months 

Belarus 

Visa-free for 30 days, but you need to arrive and return via Minsk International Airport. 

Belize  

Visa-free for one month. 

Bosnia and Herzegovina  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 6 month period. You can enter with just a valid ID card. 

Botswana  

Visa-free for 90 days

Brazil  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Brunei  

Visa-free for 90 days 

Canada  

Visa-free for 6 months, Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is required if you are arriving by air.

Cape Verde  

Visa-free for 30 days, you must register online at least five days prior to arrival. 

Chile  

Visa-free for 90 days

Colombia  

Visa-free for 180 days. You can get a 90 days that is extendable to up to a 180 days stay within a one year period. 

Costa Rica  

Visa-free for 90 days

Dominica  

Visa-free for 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Dominican Republic  

 Visa-free for 90 days

Ecuador  

 Visa-free for 90 days

El Salvador  

 Visa-free for 3 months

Eswatini  

 Visa-free for 30 days

Fiji  

Visa-free for 4 months

Gambia  

 Visa-free for 90 days

Georgia  

Visa-free for 1 year. You just need a valid ID card. 

Grenada  

 Visa-free for 3 months

Guatemala  

 Visa-free for 90 days

Haiti  

Visa-free for 90 days 

Honduras  

Visa-free for 3 months

Indonesia  

Visa-free for 30 days

Israel  

Visa-free for 3 months

Jamaica  

Visa-free for 90 days

Japan  

Visa-free for 90 days

Kazakhstan  

Visa-free for 30 days

Kenya  

Visa-free for 3 months

Kiribati  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Lesotho  

Visa-free for 14 days

Macedonia  

Visa-free for 90 days with just a valid ID card. 

Malaysia  

Visa-free for 30 days

Marshall Islands  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Mauritius  

Visa-free for 90 days

Mexico  

Visa-Free180 days

Micronesia  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Moldova  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period. You just need a valid identification card. 

Monaco  

Visa-free with just a valid identification card. 

Montenegro  

Visa-free for 90 days, you just need a valid identification card. 

Morocco  

Visa-free for 90 days 

Nicaragua  

Visa-free for 90 days

Palau  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Panama  

Visa-free for 180 days

Paraguay  

Visa-free for 90 days

Peru  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 6 month period

Philippines  

Visa-free for 30 days

Qatar  

Visa-free for 90 days

Saint Kitts and Nevis  

Visa-free for 3 months

Saint Lucia  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Samoa  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period 

San Marino  

Visa-free with just a valid identification card. 

Senegal  

Visa-free for 90 days

Serbia  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 6 month period. You just need a valid identification card. 

Seychelles  

Visa-free for 3 months

Singapore  

Visa-free for 90 days

Solomon Islands  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

South Africa  

Visa-free for 30 days

South Korea  

Visa-free for 30 days

São Tome and Príncipe  

Visa-Free for 15 days 

Tanzania  

 Visa-free for 90 days

Timor-Leste  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Tonga  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Trinidad and Tobago  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period 

Tuvalu  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period days 

Uganda  

Visa-free for 3 months

Ukraine  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

United Arab Emirates  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

United Kingdom  

Visa-free for 6 months

Uruguay  

Visa-free for 90 days

Uzbekistan  

Visa-free for 30 days

Vanuatu  

Visa-free for 90 days within any 180 day period

Vatican  

Visa-Free with just a valid ID card. 

Venezuela  

Visa-free for 90 days

Zambia  

Visa-free for 90 days

Zimbabwe  

Visa-free for 3 months 

Visa on arrival

Cyprus passport holders can obtain a visa upon arrival at 15 countries.

Bangladesh  

Visa on arrival for 30 days

Bolivia  

Visa on arrival for 90 days

Comoros  

Visa On Arrival

Guinea-Bissau  

Visa on arrival for 90 days

Jordan  

Visa On Arrival

Conditions apply

Lebanon  

Visa on arrival for one month.

1 month extendable for 2 additional months

Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.

Maldives  

Visa on arrival for 30 days

Mauritania  

Visa On Arrival

Available at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.

Mongolia  

Visa on arrival for 30 days

Visa may be obtained on arrival only at Ulaanbaatar Airport.

The consular department of the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia advises for visa to be applied for prior to arrival.

Mozambique  

Visa on arrival for 30 days

Nepal  

Visa on arrival for 90 days

Sierra Leone  

Visa On Arrival

Somalia  

Visa On Arrival

Available at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports.

30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.

Thailand  

Visa on arrival for 15 days

Togo  

Visa on arrival for 7 days 

eVisa

With an eVisa purchased prior to arrival, a Cypriot passport enables entrance to 18 destinations. 

Angola   

You can get a eVisa for 30 days. Visitors who have received an online pre-visa or who have requested a pre-visa from an Angolan consulate abroad will receive a visa when they arrive at the country’s border crossings. Within a year, a total stay of 90 days is allowed. Visitors must have a return or onward ticket as well as a confirmation of their hotel stay. 

Australia  

You can get a eVisa for 90 days

90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted.

Azerbaijan  

You can get a eVisa for 30 days

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)  

You can get a eVisa for 3 months 

eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.

Djibouti  

You can get eVisa for 31 days

Ethiopia  

eVisa up to 90 days

eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Guinea  

You can get a eVisa for 90 days

India  

You can get a eVisa for 60 days. If you have an e-Visa, you need to arrive via certain designated airports. An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained two times in one year. 

Myanmar   

You can get a eVisa for 28 days. eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu. eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.

New Zealand  

You can get a eVisa for 3 months. When requesting an Electronic Travel Authority, the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid. Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival, allowing them to stay indefinitely (under the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), provided they meet character requirements and obtain an Electronic Travel Authority before leaving. 

Oman  

You can get a eVisa for 30 days

Pakistan  

eVisa

Russia  

You can get a eVisa for 16 days 

e-Visa holders must arrive and departure via specific checkpoints

South Sudan  

eVisa

Obtainable online

Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel

Suriname  

eVisa

Tajikistan  

eVisa45 days

Turkey  

eVisa1 month

Vietnam  

You can get a eVisa for 30 days

No pre-arranged visa required if arriving at Phu Quoc (PQC) for a maximum stay of 30 days, or arriving at Hanoi (HAN) or Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) with onward tickets to Phu Quoc (PQC) on the same day.

eVisa or  visa on arrival

Cyprus passport holders can obtain an On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization for 15 countries.

Bahrain  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 14 days

Visa is also obtainable online.

Benin  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days / 8 days

Must have an international vaccination certificate.

Cambodia  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days

Visa is also obtainable online.

Egypt  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days

Gabon  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 90 days

Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.

Iran  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days

Kuwait  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 3 months

Kyrgyzstan  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 60 days. Visa on arrival available at Manas International Airport. Electronic visa holders must arrive via Manas International Airport or Osh Airport or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk). 

Laos  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days. A visa on arrival may be available at Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges. eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge. The Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou border crossings are open only to visa holders. Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days. 

Madagascar  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 90 days

Malawi  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 90 days

Papua New Guinea  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 60 days

Rwanda  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days

Saudi Arabia  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 90 days

Sri Lanka  

eVisa or visa on arrival for 30 days


The above cover image was taken at Limassol, Cyprus. Photo by Mike Yukhtenko on Unsplash