Consular Services for Foreign Residents of Cyprus

Information on UK, US, Canadian, Irish, Australian and New Zealand consulates and embassies in Cyprus, including the services they provide for their citizens in need, such as replacement of lost or stolen passports, notary services and advice...

Citizens of the United Kingdom and USA living in Cyprus are particularly well catered for by the consular sections of the embassies, as well as by other organisations which provide a wealth of up-to-date and officially published information.

UK Citizens

The British High Commission in Nicosia provides commercial and personal advice and aid to UK citizens visiting or resident in Cyprus. The website has comprehensive information for Britons, including living and working in Cyprus, buying property in Cyprus and marriage in Cyprus.

The UK consular office is able to help citizens with many difficult emergency situations as well as with official procedures such as registration of births and deaths. In certain cases, it may speak to local authorities on a UK citizen's behalf.

British High Commission
At: Alexander Pallis Street, 1587 Nicosia 
Mailing address: PO Box 21978, 1587 Nicosia
Tel: 22 861 100
Fax: 22 861 125
Hours: Monday to Friday, 07:30-14:00
After hours emergency: 22 861 277

British passports are not issued by the British High Commission in Cyprus. Applications for first passports and renewals must be sent to HM Passport Office in the UK at the following address:

Her Majesty's Passport Office
101 Old Hall Street
L3 9BP
United Kingdom

United States Citizens

The Embassy of the United States in Nicosia has a comprehensive website with up-to-date information on news and events affecting US-Cyprus relations, health matters, and safety. The embassy also hosts a fairly busy programme of activities.

The Consular Office of the Embassy of the United States in Nicosia provides extensive services to US citizens in Cyprus, including passport renewals and replacement, registration, notarial services and emergency assistance.

United States in Cyprus
At: Metochiou & Ploutarchou Street, Engomi, 2407 Nicosia
Mailing address: PO Box 24536, 1385 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: 22 393 939
Fax: 22 780 944
Hours: Monday to Friday, 07:30-16:30 (closed on US and Cypriot holidays)

American Spaces provide an environment where visitors can connect and learn about the United States through programs and lectures, books, movies, and magazines. Hosted in embassies, schools, libraries, and other partner institutions.

Australian Citizens

The Australian High Commission in Cyprus offers information and assistance for Australians living in and visiting Cyprus, including passport replacement, financial assistance in emergencies and certification and witness of signatures.

Australian High Commission, Nicosia
At: 7th Floor, Block A, Alpha Business Centre, 27 Pindarou Street, Nicosia
Mailing address: PO Box 21331, 1506 Nicosia
Tel: 22 753 001 / 002 / 003
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 08:00-16:00. Wednesday, 08:00-15:30                                                                                                    Fax: 22 766 486                                                                                                                                                                                                                   email

Appointments can be made online for Passport, Consular and Notarial Services 

Appointments regarding visas and migration: Monday to Friday, 08:30-10:30
Appointments regarding passports:  Monday to Friday, 10:30-12:30

Irish Citizens

The Embassy of Ireland in Cyprus can provides information to Irish people living in or visiting Cyprus, and provides passport services, visa application assistance and other consular services.

Embassy of Ireland in Cyprus
At: 7 Aiantos Street. St. Agioi Omoloyites, 1686 Nicosia
Mailing address: PO Box 23848, 1686 Nicosia
Tel: 22 818 183
Fax: 22 660 050
Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00-15:00

Canadian Citizens

Honorary Consulate of Canada in Nicosia
At: 15 Themistocles Dervis Street, 1066 Nicosia
Mailing address: PO Box 22125, 1517 Nicosia
Tel: 22 775 508
Fax: 22 779 905
Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-13:00

New Zealand Citizens

Honorary Consulate of New Zealand in Nicosia
At: Kondilaki 6, 1090 Lefkosia, Nicosia
Mailing address: PO Box 24676, 1302 Lefkosia
Tel: 22 818 884
Fax: 22 873 634