Cyprus follows the Traffic Light System. Hence, a traveler must know the category of the country where he/she is arriving from.
All travelers are required to complete the Cyprus Flight Pass 48 hours prior to departure to the country.
Travelers arriving from GREEN COUNTRIES are exempt from testing and quarantine requirement.
Travelers arriving from ORANGE COUNTRIES are required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival in the country.
Travelers arriving from RED COUNTRIES are required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival in the country and will be required to be tested on arrival. They are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result
Testing will be paid by the travelers. The cost is 15 euros at Larnaka Airport and 19 euros at Pafos Airport.
Further details in traveling to Cyprus can be found here.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cyprus.
Children who are 12 years old and below and vaccinated individuals from the countries indicated on this site are exempt from testing requirement.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Cyprus.
Permitted travelers from GREY COUNTRIES are required to quarantine for 14 days. However, it can be shortened to seven (7) days provided that they undergo a PCR test and obtain a negative result on the 7th day of their quarantine period. The cost of the test will be paid by the travelers.
Vaccinated individuals from the countries indicated on this site are exempt from quarantine requirement.
Travellers returning from Cyprus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
Exemptions apply to the following:
1. Children who are under two years of age.
2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19
3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19
Visitors returning from Cyprus will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.
Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cyprus.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Cyprus without restrictions.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Cyprus without restrictions.
Travelers from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.
Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.
Mask usage in Cyprus is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants in Cyprus are open. Bars in Cyprus are open.
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