Importing and Registering a Foreign Vehicle

Importing a car from abroad? Find out how to register it with the authorities in Cyprus...

The importing of a vehicle to Cyprus falls into four broad categories that may overlap:
  • Temporary importation. Usually applies to visitors to Cyprus
  • Long-term importation. Usually applies to new residents. Only long-term imports must be registered in Cyprus
  • Duty paid
  • Duty free. Applies only under certain conditions
The Customs and Excise Department website has more information, in English, on how to bring a car to Cyprus either from an EU country or a non-EU country for long-term or temporary use:

Importing a Classic Car

Procedures are different for long-term importation of classic automobiles to Cyprus.
With contributions from Andreas Andreou of Cyprus Global Logistics Tel: +357 7000 1002 email Website