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Last updated: 22 July 2022

Travelling to Cyprus

Everything you need to know before you go

This page gives specific information about travelling to Cyprus.  Please also see our main Travelling with Confidence section for general information and details about arriving back in the UK after your holiday.

Travel restrictions and entry requirements are in place for most countries and can change with little notice. It is your responsibility to check the relevant local government websites and comply with all up to date entry requirements for your destination before you travel.

Current requirements for travelling to Cyprus

  • Passengers travelling to Cyprus are not required to present any sort of vaccination or recovery certificate, nor a negative COVID test result.
  • You must wear a face mask at all times when on an aeroplane, bus, train or ferry travelling to or from Cyprus; and whilst at airports.
  • The precise rules, including any exemptions based on vaccination status, are subject to change and passengers should follow any instructions given on arrival at immigration or airport testing facilities.

Public spaces and services

The use of a face mask is compulsory in all indoor spaces for everyone aged 6 and above. Failure to comply with restrictions may result in a €300 fine.

You can find full details of the latest measures introduced by the Cypriot authorities on this information page and more generally, including on SafePass/CoronaPass, on the Press & Information Office website

Please refer to UK Government Foreign Travel Advice website for further updates. We recommend that you sign up for the FCDO travel advice email alert, so you automatically receive the latest travel alert for the destination you are travelling to.  You must have adequate travel insurance in place for your holiday. 

Current requirements for travelling to the UK back from Cyprus

Measure Vaccinated & under 18 passengers Non-vaccinated passengers Red country
Passenger Locator Form required within the 48 hours prior to arriving in the UK No No Yes
Pre-departure test required 48 hours prior to arrival in England No No Yes - PCR
Self-isolation No No 10 days in a managed hotel
Test on day 2 of your arrival back into England No No Yes - PCR
PCR test on day 8 of your arrival back into England No No Yes
Test to release on day 5 No No Not possible

**If you are travelling from/to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, the above tests may not be suitable for you. Please check the latest UK border control rules for you

We recognise that due to the ongoing pandemic, you are required to pay for Covid tests and are doing everything we can to make it easier and lower the cost. We have partnered with several testing firms and secured a discounted rates on PCR and Rapid Lateral Flow tests for our customers.

Provider Type Cost Promo code Notes
Randox PCR £43 OLYMPICH Can be used for either day 2, day 5 or day 8. Can also be used if your destination required a negative test before arriving.
Randox Lateral Flow £21.5 OLYMPICH If you have been fully vaccinated or under 18, you can take a Lateral Flow test for day 2
Eurofins PCR £44.90 None required Can be used for either day 2, day 5 or day 8. Can also be used if your destination required a negative test before arriving.

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