Cyprus Business Visa And Immigration Application DocumentsCyprus Business Visa Application Documents
Two Types of Visas are acceptable as the entry Visa：
- Citizens of the following countries are not required to have Cypriot visa for a stay of up to 90 days, provided they are bona fide visitors:
- Andorra Antigua Argentina Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados Belgium Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Canada Czech Republic Chile Costa Rica Croatia Denmark El Salvador Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Guatemala Holy See (State of the Vatican) Honduras Hungary Iceland Ireland Israel Italy Japan Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxemburg Malaysia Malta Mexico Mauritius Monaco Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Norway Panama Paraguay Poland Portugal Romania San Marino Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland St. Kitts and Nevis United Kingdom United States Uruguay Vatican City Venezuela Taiwan Hong Kong S.A.R. Macao S.A.R.
- If needed the applicant must apply for a valid entry visa to inspect properties
- “C” Visa issued by Cypriot embassy
- Short stay “C” business visa Issued by embassy of Cyprus for people who will visit Cyprus for business purposes. It is valid for a duration of 5-10 days
- Multiple trips Schengen visa:
- It belongs to short-stay visa . Based on the policy, if you have the multiple trips Schengen visa, you can transport from other Schengen countries to Cyprus, and you don’t need the extra entry visa when you enter Cyprus.
Visa Application Documents-Original Version
- The passport should be valid for at least 6 months
- There must be at least two blank visa pages;
- If the applicant has obtained a new passport, they must provide the old passport and a copy of the relevant pages.
- Photos: Each applicant must provide two photographs taken within the last six months. The photos must have a white background and should be 35mm by 45mm in dimension.
- Bank statement: Printed one week prior to application
- At least 3 months bank statement ；
- Minimum balance of 500,000RMB；
Note： ❶ large transfers into account may arise some suspicion
❷ Both applicant and spouse may combine funds for the sake of the application process
- Proof of employment
- Applicants must provide evidence of employment and any documents/letters stamped, in English and in their country’s official language.
- Employment vacation should exceed your duration in Cyprus.
- If an applicant is unable to provide the documents above, he/she must have their marriage certificate notarized and legalized by the local authority and the embassy of Cyprus in their respected countries. If the applicant can’t provide an employment letter then the applicant must provide their bank statement showing their balance.
- Basic household registration: If all applicants are registered under the same basic household registration that is, the names of all applicants are on the same registration, only one original registration book is needed
- Certificate of marriage: If the applicant and spouse apply together, only one marriage certificate is needed. If the applicant applies for themselves then no marriage certificate is needed.
- Proof of retirement: Retirees can provide the proof of retirement；
- ID Card – Copy of the ID card and printed on the same page
- A copy of the company’s business license Showing the same information with the employment evidence； Stamped by company.
Visa Application Documents-Documents for minors
- Birth Certificate – Original version
- The notarization of birth certificate authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus – Original version
- The notarization of kinship – Original version
- Student ID – Original version
- A permission letter from the school
- Letter headed document with school information
- Containing children’s name, birthday, passport number or ID number, time of enrollment, grade and subjects and vacation permission (longer than actual trip).
- Stating that all of the expenses associated with the trip are covered by the parents.
- All documents must be in English and their native language and certified by the school.
- Agreement issued by Guardian
- If the child applies only with one of their guardians, then the remaining guardian of the child needs to write a statement expressing his/her consent of the child’s travel arrangements.
- Note： It should be notarized and authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus
Visa Application Documents-Prepared by service agency
- Application Form Including：
- Applicant’s present address and phone number
- Applicant’s father’s name
- Applicant’s spouse’s name, birthday, birthplace
- Children’s name and birthdays；
- Ticket reservations
- Flight reservations must be consistent with the dates of entry and departure on the application form；
- Need to provide the English version；
- Note：Agency can help booking the ticket（Only for applying the visa）
- Invitation letter
- Agency will contact the developer to issue the related invitation letter
- Translation of documents
- All related documents need to be translated to English
- After the inspection of the properties and investment, the applicant can go back to their homeland to prepare the application documents.
1. Applicant over 18 years old
- Universal documents
- Include Passport, Photos, Birth Certificate, Clean criminal record, Marriage Certificate (if applicable), English Resume Application form for residence permit（MIP1 Form), Application form for naturalization（M127 Form).
- Photocopy all the pages including the cover；
- Passport must be valid for more than 6 months
- Each applicant has to provide 2 color photos (against a white background at measure of 35mm by 45mm) that was taken within six months.
- Birth Certificates
- Need to provide the original version which is authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus.
- Note：Main applicant’s parents don’t need to provide it. Only need to provide the main applicant’s birth certificate.
- Clean criminal record: Applicants are required to provide proof of a clean criminal record issued by birthplace and current residence. Period of validity is 3 months
- Marriage Certificate: If they are married, they need to provide the marriage certificate which must be notarized and legalized by the Cypriot embassy
- English Resume: Printed and signed with blue pen.
- Content: Brief introduction of the working and educational experience.
- MIP1 Form: Application form for residence permit：Applicants need to sign this form in the Cypriot law firm or Embassy of Cyprus
- M127 Form: Application form for naturalization. Applicants need to fill out and sign this form in the Cypriot law firm or sign it in Embassy of Cyprus after fill it.
- Special Documents
2.1 Main Applicant—Evidence of the Investment in Cyprus
- e.g. subscription agreement deed of properties and investment payment.
- Parents of the Main Applicant
- Note: Parents need to provide the documents after the main applicant receives Cypriot citizenship
- 2.1 Evidence of the Investment in Cyprus
- g.. deed of properties and investment payment
- 2.2 Copies of the main applicants naturalization certificate.
- 2.3 Copies of the main applicant’s Cypriot passport
- Adult children over 18 but under 28
- 3.1 Provide marriage certificate which must be notarized and legalized by the Cypriot embassy
- 3.2 Copies of the main applicant’s evidence of citizenship
- 3.3 Copies of the main applicant’s Cypriot passport
- 3.4 Evidence of full time studies: If that is an English speaking country, the original certificate can be issued. If the country is a non-English speaking country, apart from the original certificate, English translation and notarization authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus is also required
- 3.5 Copies of their bachelor degree certificate: If they are studying for the master degree, copies of the bachelor degree certificate is required
- Children under 18 years old
- Passport: copies all the pages including the cover and the passport must be valid for more than 6 months
- M126 Form（Application form for naturalization）：Main Applicant who has Cypriot citizenship must fill out the form on behalf their children.
- Birth Certificate：Need to provide notarization which is authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus
- The notarization of the main applicant’s marriage certificate and authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus
- Copies of the main applicant’s Cypriot passport
- Copies of the main applicant’s evidence of citizenship
- MIP1 Form（Application form for residence permit）：
- Main Applicant need to sign this form and witnessed in either a Cypriot law firm of the embassy of Cyprus on behalf of their children
- Notarized Certificate of agreement for immigration issued by Guardian.
- If the child applies only with one of the guardians, then the other guardian of the child needs to write a statement expressing his consent of the child’s immigration and sign it in Cypriot law firm or Embassy of Cyprus; or provide the notarization authorized by the local authority and the Embassy of Cyprus.(No matter the signed statement or the notarization, applicant need to prepare 2 versions. One for providing the documents, the other for receiving children’s passport)
- If one spouse remains in their respected country, he/she must provide evidence that the guardian wishing to gain citizenship is authorized to apply on behalf of their children. This can be a written statement that must be notarized and legalized by the embassy of Cyprus or signed in Cyprus and witnessed by a legal representative
Documents prepared by the law firm:
- POA: Drafted by the lawyer. Adult applicants need to sign it in a Cypriot law firm or Embassy of Cyprus.( Minor Children: Main Applicant who is the Cypriot citizen needs to fill and sign this form in Cypriot law firm or sign it in Embassy of Cyprus on behalf of their children
- Copies of advertisements in a daily newspaper, two consecutive posts
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