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Official Website and Apply Online: https://www.moi.gov.cy/moi/CRMD/crmd.nsf/All/BF9908B541BFF7D3C22587EA003CD306

  • ๐Ÿ“† Duration: 1 year, with the option to renew.
  • ๐Ÿ’ต Visa Fee: EUR 70
  • โฑ๏ธ Application processing: 5-7 weeks.
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ Income requirements:
    • Individual: EUR 3,500 per month.
    • Spouse: +20% of EUR 3,500.
    • Dependents: +15% of EUR 3,500 per child.
  • ๐Ÿ›‚ Eligibility: Foreign nationals who are self-employed or employed by a company outside Cyprus.
  • ๐Ÿฆ Taxes: Tax exemption for the first 183 days in 365 days. After that, Cyprus will consider you a tax resident.
  • ๐Ÿงพ Background checks: Must provide evidence of a clean criminal record.
  • ๐Ÿฅ Health insurance: Travel health insurance is requiredโ€”we recommend Safety Wing.
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Cyprus Digital Nomad Visa Scheme

aerial view of packed beach with umbrellas and small island and reef connected by a sandbar
Ayia Napa, Cyprus. Photo by George Lemon

The Cyprus Digital Nomad Visa allows remote workers to stay in Cyprus for one year, with the option to extend for two additional years. You must prove you work remotely for a company outside of Cyprus and meet the minimum income requirement of EUR 3,500.

Cyprus is steeped in mythology and history, divided by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in the north and the Republic of Cyprus in the south, which is part of the EU.

Snowy mountain top with green trees and a ski resort
Troodos, Cyprus. Photo by Datingscout

Cyprus boasts some of Europe's most stunning beaches and the Troodos mountains, offering a rare opportunity to ski in the morning and relax on the beach in the afternoon. The country's excellent weather, cafe culture conducive to working, and reliable internet connectivity make it an ideal digital nomad destination.

Small cafe with high stools at a bar with large window and sunlight filling the room
G.Bar Limassol, Agiou Andreou, Limassol, Cyprus. Photo by Daniela Muntyan

Digital nomads can enjoy the island's incredible beaches, traditional tavernas, vineyards, and mountains for a Cyprus-infused work/life balance. The cities are modern and offer all the comforts of home, complemented by the local 'siga siga' (slowly, slowly) approach to life.

Limassol, Cyprus's second-largest city, is the most cosmopolitan and offers a mix of modernity, local beaches, and great coffee shops. The city stretches along a coastal road, with the Old Town and marina at one end and the tourist area at the other, offering excellent living options.

aerial view of Paphos coastline with clear blue sea
Paphos, Cyprus. Photo by Secret Travel Guide

Other recommended cities include Paphos, known for its blend of historical culture and modern amenities; Larnaca, characterized by its laid-back vibe; Nicosia, the divided capital full of history and culture; and Protaras, known for its crystal-clear waters and fine beaches.

Beachfront promenade, road, and apartments with a beach full with perfectly lined umbrellas
Larnaca, Cyprus. Photo by Hert Niks

The weather is a major highlight, with long summers and mild winters, making it an attractive destination for those seeking a balance between work and leisure in a beautiful Mediterranean setting.

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