Cyprus Visa Requirements

Please note however, that the visa is granted at the sole discretion of the Consulate General of Cyprus.

Cyprus provides as idea structure for higher learning and it has become a major international education center, attracting students from all over the countries. Here are few reasons for studying in Cyprus.
Low Costs: Costs are much lower compared to that in the USA and the UK.
Visa Guarantee: Entry visas are issued in advance, so getting a visa is a not a problem as far as studying in Cyprus is concerned.
Competitive European Standard of Education: The level of education and infrastructure facilities matches those of the UK.
Safe Environment and friendly atmosphere: The country is free from communal and political disturbances and hence provides students with a safe environment for learning.
Attractive Places to Visit: Cyprus offers archaeological sites, resorts and exotic sea beaches that students can visit.
International Community: Students from all over the world come to study in Cyprus.

Cyprus Visa requirements for Indian Students

International students from India will need to apply for a student visa from the Cyprus Embassy / Consulate in New Delhi. When you are accepted as student by some college in Cyprus and Letter of Acceptance is issued to you, you need to apply for visa. The Embassy will be open to students from 10.00-13.00 Monday to Friday. During the interview students must have with them the following documents. Embassy may or may not conduct Interview before issuing visa.

  1. Original and attested copy of 10th and 12th Certificates and Mark sheets.
  2. Original letter and copy from the sponsor’s bank (in English) confirming that the sponsor (mother or father) has sufficient funds to finance the student’s fees and living expenses in Cyprus.
  3. Original letter and copy of good conduct (in English) from the police authorities in the student’s country of residence indicating clear criminal record.
  4. Valid passport and copy of relevant pages.
  5. Acceptance letter from Cyprus College.
  6. Copy of entry permit sent by College.
  7. The receipts indicating payments to Cyprus College.
  8. Visa fee.
    For successful applicants the Embassy will attest the certified copies of the above documents.
    Arrival Check List
  • Students will need to show the copies attested by the Embassy when arriving at the Immigration Office at Larnaca airport.
  • You must declare a total amount of college fee receipts and cash otherwise you may not be allowed to enter the country. Provided you have submitted the tuition fees for the first semester and the International Student Guarantee of €340 you then need to have with you at least €2,550 in cash to cover personal expenses (meals, books, accommodation etc). These amount figures may vary so you are advised to check embassy site for updates.
  • The receipts indicating payments to Cyprus College.
  • Copy of the acceptance letter from the Office of Admissions.
  • A valid passport.
  • Return air ticket to country of origin.