On Monday, the Cypriot Ministry of Health announced a new classification of countries based on their epidemiological figures, and it will come into effect on July 22. 12 countries moved to new categories.
In particular, Canada, Serbia and North Macedonia are moved from the orange category to green.
Denmark, France and Finland were moved to Liechtenstein to the orange category of green. Malta is in the red category of green, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Andorra and South Korea are in the red category of amber.
Regarding the third countries (United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Lebanon, UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Belarus, Qatar, Serbia, USA, Armenia, Georgia, Bahrain as well as Kuwait and Canada on 1/6/21) and other countries on the advice of the European Council, to be evaluated by the Ministry of Health In the green, orange and red areas.
The green zone includes Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Estonia, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Monaco, Vatican City, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Australia, North Macedonia, and Jordan. Israel, Canada, New Zealand, Serbia and Singapore.
Travelers from the above countries do not have to show a COVID score or self-isolate.
The countries in the orange zone are Belgium, France, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Finland, Liechtenstein, Azerbaijan, the United States, Japan, Qatar, China, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. Travelers entering Cyprus require a PCR test 72 hours prior to arrival.
Cypriot citizens and their spouses, citizens subject to the Geneva Convention and residents of Cyprus can take the test on arrival.
They have to pay the costs and insulation pending the outcome.
The countries in the red zone are Spain, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Andorra, San Marino, Egypt, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia, Georgia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Kuwait, Belarus, Montenegro, Moldova, Bahrain, Brunei South Korea, Ukraine and Russia.
Passengers must show a negative PCR test 72 hours before departure and also take the test in Cyprus on arrival.
They pay the fee and are quarantined until the test result is revealed.
Cypriot citizens and their spouses, citizens subject to the Geneva Convention and residents of Cyprus must remain in isolation for 72 hours and then undergo a PCR test. If the test is negative, they may come out of isolation.
Countries with special permissions (the gray area) include countries that do not fall into the above three categories. Cypriot citizens and their spouses, citizens of the European Union or the European Economic Area, residents of Cyprus or persons covered by the Geneva Convention are allowed entry, but they must show a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival on the island. Citizens of Cyprus can take the test on arrival.
All passengers listed above must remain in self-isolation for 14 days or 7 days if their PCR is negative on day 7.
All passengers vaccinated with EMA-approved Sinopharm or Sinovac vaccines can arrive if they arrive from EU or EEA countries, Switzerland, Israel, UK, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Belarus, Serbia, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Armenia, Georgia, Canada, Kuwait and China.
All passengers must fill CyprusFlightPass 48 hours prior to departure.