VISA/ TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT REGULATIONS FOR NON-EU UNPAID TRAINEES
 
The Unpaid Trainee should submit the Application Form M61 to the Civil Registry and Migration Department for the issue of Visa/Temporary Residence Permit.
 
1. Application Form M61, duly completed and signed.
 
2. Copy of passport, valid for at least 2 years.
 
3. Original Entry Permit (blue slip).
 
4. Original medical examinations for hepatitis B and C, HIV and Syphilis as well as Chest X-Ray (testing for Tuberculosis). Upon arrival in Cyprus, each researcher must undergo these medical examinations. The results must be presented to the Medical and Public Health Services, Ministry of Health in order to be signed and stamped by a government doctor.
 
• There is €15 fee for the government doctor to certify the medical examinations results mentioned above.
 
5. Proof of comprehensive Health Insurance in the Republic of Cyprus.
 
6. Confirmation from a Banking Institution in the Republic that the applicant have transferred sufficient funds to his personal account to cover living, accommodation and re-patriation expenses during his stay in the Republic.
 
7. Copy of the Rental Agreement/contract certified by the President of a Community Council (Mukhtar). Your landlord will be able to tell you where you can find the Community Council President).
 
8. Fee of €140 for the temporary residence permit card.
 
  
Please be informed:
 
1. You must visit in person the Migration Department in order for them to record your biometric features (fingerprints and photograph) as well as your signature.

2. Trainees of the University of Cyprus are recommended to visit the Migration Department on Thursdays at 13:00.

3. When your residence permit card will be ready (procedure takes about 3 months) the International Support Office will inform you.

Important Notes:
 
• Your Pink Slip will be automatically cancelled if you stay abroad for a period of more than three months. The International Support Office must be informed in order to apply for your Return Visa.
 
• Please do not make any money transactions in the northern occupied part of Cyprus. This is considered illegal practice and the Migration Department will reject your application. You should also avoid using the airport in the northern part of Cyprus as it is an illegal point of entry.
 
• Please provide the International Support Office with all your contact details in Cyprus (telephone, address and email).
 
RENEWAL OF VISA/TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT REGULATIONS FOR NON-EU UNPAID TRAINEES

The Temporary Residence Permit lasts for one year, so it is very important to renew the temporary residence permit every year until the end of your employment.

Please see below the required documents in order to get your Renewal Temporary Residence Permit:
1. Application Form M61, duly completed and signed.
 
2. Copy of a valid passport.

3. Fee of €34.17

5. Copy of Medical Life Insurance Contract.

6. Confirmation statement from a bank in the Republic of Cyprus, confirming that the Trainee has deposited a satisfactory amount of currency.
 
 
Helpful Information for issuing Temporary Residence Permit
 
HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION

All international researchers are obliged by Civil Registry and Migration Department regulations to have health insurance coverage.
You can find the contact details of Insurance Companies and the relevant charges.
The issue cost should be paid by you directly to the insurance company.
 
MEDICAL INSURANCE COMPANIES
 
1. ALTIUS INSURANCE:
Cost: €110.50
Tel: 22379999
Address: Corner Kennedy Avenue & Stasinou str.
               P.O. Box26516, 1640 Nicosia
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2. HYDRA INSURANCE:
Cost: €90 for Plan A
Tel: 22454700
Address: 11 Strovolos Avenue, SEK Building, 5th floor
               2018 Strovolos, Nicosia
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3. COSMOS INSURANCE:
Cost: €180 for Plan A
Tel: 22796000
Address: 46 Griva Digeni Avenue 1080, Nicosia
               P.O.Box 21770
               1513 Nicosia
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4. UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE:
Cost: €185 for Plan A (Hospital Plan)
Tel: 22755350 (Ayios Antonios Branch)
Address: Universal Tower
               35 Dhigeni Akrita, Ayios Antonios
               1055 Nicosia
               P.O.Box 21270, 1505 Nicosia
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HOSPITAL INFORMATION

All international students are obliged by Civil Registry and Migration Department regulations to undergo medical examinations.

You can find the contact details of Hospitals and their costs below.

1. Hippocrateon Private Hospital
Address: 10 Psaron Street, 2408 Engomi Lefkosia, Cyprus
Telephone: +357 22502000
Lab Tel.: +357 22502050
Price for Blood Test: €40
X-ray Tel: +357 22502060
Price for X-Ray: €20
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Website: www.hippocrateon.com 
 
2. Apollonion Private Hospital
Address: 20 Lefkotheou Avenue, Strovolos 2054, Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone: +357 22469000
Lab Tel.: +357 22469023
Price for Blood Test: €30
X-ray Tel: +357 22469160
Price for X-Ray: €21
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Website: http://www.apollonion.com/ 
 
 3. Aretaeio Hospital
Address: 55-57 Andrea Avraamides, Strovolos 2024 Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone: +357 22200300
Fax: +357 22200301
Lab Tel.: +357 22200606
X-ray Tel: +357 22200315
Price for Blood Test and X-Ray: €68
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Website: https://www.aretaeio.com/ 

4. Nicosia Polyclinic
Address: 22 Achaion Street 1101 Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone: +357 22780780
Lab Tel.: +357 22750616
Price for Blood Test: €30 (Theocharides Lab)
X-ray Tel: +357 22780780
Price for X-Ray: €20
 
Important Notes:

• You must present your passport in order to receive the above health examinations.

• The results of the examinations must be presented to be signed and stamped by a government doctor (€15 fee) at:
 
Aglantzia Urban Health Center
Leoforos Kyrenias 86, Aglantzia,
Next to CYTA, Opposite to the Bank of Cyprus
Telephone: 22444466
 
 
BANK INFORMATION

HELLENIC BANK

(1) Aglantzia Branch
Corner of Aglantzias Ave & 3 Angelou Vlahou
Postal Code : 2108, Nicosia Cyprus
Tel: 22501622
Fax: 22444130
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(2) Platy Branch
100A Kyrenia Ave. Platy, Aglantzias
Postal Code : 2114, Nicosia Cyprus
Tel: 22 501514
Fax: 22 331504 
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(3) University of Cyprus (Commercial Center)
1 Panepistimiou Avenue
2109 Aglantzia, Nicosia
P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: 22301131
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BANK OF CYPRUS
(1) 195 1bank
97 Kyrenias Av., Platy Aglantzias
Tel: 22128000
Fax: 22337090
(2) Aglantzia Branch
87 Larnacos Avenue, Aglandjia
Tel: 22123345
Fax: 22332191
 
(3) University of Cyprus (Commercial Center)
1 Panepistimiou Avenue
2109 Aglantzia, Nicosia
P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: 22129832
Fax: 22120144

Map website: http://www.bankofcyprus.com.cy/en-GB/Cyprus/Find-a-Branch-Near-You/ 

Important Note:

You must present the following documents in order to open a bank account:
• Passport/ID
• Rent Agreement
• Hosting Agreement (for Researchers/Academic Staff)
• Registration Letter from the Department of the University (for students)
• Original copy of your Blue Slip
  
 
CONTACT INFORMATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT OFFICE
Irida Chrysafi
Tel: 00357 22894050
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For any information or questions, you should arrange an appointment with the International Support Office by calling 22894050 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Appointment hours: From Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 13:00.

Visit our website for further information: www.ucy.ac.cy/internationalsupport/ 
 
Postal Address:

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
International Support Office
Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service
University House "Anastasios G. Leventis"
1 Panepistimiou Avenue
2109 Aglantzia, Nicosia
P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus