Press releases

Below you will find the latest Press releases

Press releases

  • The Foreign Ministry calls on those wishing to repatriate to express interest through the connect2cy platform, 6-04-2020
  • Electronic application form for withdrawal, cancellation, replacement of applications submitted to the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, 6-04-2020
  • The Shipping Deputy Ministry thanks MSC Shipmanagement Ltd for its donation of 106,000 surgical masks and 100,000 gloves, 6-04-2020
  • Disinfection procedure of businesses premises which provide services to the public, 3-04-2020
  • The Parcel24 service in the fight against the coronavirus, 3-04-2020
  • Guidelines for the disinfection of healthcare and non-healthcare settings, 3-04-2020
  • Customer Service by Social Insurance Services within the framework of measures to mitigate the spread of COVID -19, 3-04-2020
  • Extension of measures to protect elderly and vulnerable groups, announced by the Labour Ministry, 3-04-2020
  • EMA provides recommendations on compassionate use of remdesivir for COVID-19, 3-04-2020
  • COVID-19: chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine only to be used in clinical trials or emergency use programmes, 2-04-2020
  • Update on treatments and vaccines against COVID-19 under development, 2-04-2020
  • Decree by the Minister of Communications on the prohibition of flights as of April 4, 2020 at 12.00 am Cyprus time, 2-04-2020
  • Ιnformation by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance for people with disabilities on the measures taken to tackle coronavirus, 2-04-2020
  • Modifications to the procedure for an approval of movement by way of exception, 1-04-2020
  • Ministry of Health has received a donation from People's Republic of China in terms of individual protective equipment, 1-04-2020
  • Foreign Ministry announces cooperation with network of doctors to respond to medical needs of Cypriots abroad, 31-03-2020
  • Information by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance in relation to the Special Scheme for Self-employed Workers, 31-03-2020
  • Maximum number of persons in vehicles during travel, 31-03-2020
  • Ministerial Council decision increases to €300 the fine for violators of the Law on Vaccination, 31-03-2020
  • Foreign Ministry launches online platform and calls on Cypriots abroad to register, 31-03-2020
  • Announcement by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Security on the Special Scheme for Partial Suspension of Business and Provision of a Special Unemployment Benefit, 30-03-2020
  • Special Scheme for Complete Suspension of Business by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Security, 30-03-2020
  • Information by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Security on the Special Sick Leave Allowance, 30-03-2020
  • Announcement of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance for the Special Leave for Child Care, 30-03-2020
  • Minister of Health to issue new decree under the Quarantine Law Act, 30-03-2020
  • Suspension of payment of the VAT in the framework of the support programme to address the effects of the virus COVID-19, 30-03-2020
  • Press release issued by the Ministry of Labour with regard to the application for the Special Sick Leave Allowance, 29-03-2020
  • Government bank account details for donations regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, 30-03-2020
  • Press release by the Labour Ministry regarding the Special Unemployment Allowance for Employees, 29-03-2020
  • Press release by the Labour Ministry regarding the Special Allowance for Self-employed Persons, 29-03-2020
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports Cypriot students abroad, 29-03-2020
  • Announcement by the Press and Information Office on the movement of media representatives, 26-03-2020
  • Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy: SMS service for confirming movement in exceptional cases, resumes operation, 25-03-2020
  • Announcement by the Ministry of Communications and Works –Passengers using the public transport must have in their possession the necessary documents, 24-03-2020
  • Ministry of Labour launches website for Support Program for coping with effects of COVID-19, 24-03-2020
  • Announcement by UNFICYP on measures to prevent potential spread of coronavirus in Cyprus, 24-03-2020
  • Measures taken after the confirmation of new cases of coronavirus at Lefkosia and Larnaka General Hospitals, 24-03-2020
  • Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, 23-03-2020
  • Application for the issuance of an absence from work Certificate for Public Health Reasons, 23-03-2020
    Application for the issuance of an absence from work Certificate for Public Health Reasons, 23-03-2020
  • Operation of Public Hospitals on the basis of a Decree published by the Ministry of Health, 23-03-2020
  • Vulnerable groups – Only with identification or proof of condition entrance to supermarkets between the hours 7-10 a.m., 21-03-2020
  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH, 20-03-2020
  • Decree by the Minister of Communications and Works on the prohibition of flights as of 3.00 am Cyprus time, 20-03-2020
  • Special arrangements by the Shipping Deputy Ministry for the provision of services during the COVID-19 outbreak, 20-03-2020
  • Operation of Pubic Hospitals on the basis of a Decree published by the Ministry of Health, 20-03-2020
  • 1412 call center begins operation for information on Coronavirus disease, 20-03-2020
  • Application for a medical certificate for Public Health reasons, 20-03-2020
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Support Program for Coping with the effects of COVID-19, announced by the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, 19-03-2020
  • 1433 call center begins operation on 23 March for information on measures announced by the Ministry of Labour, 19-03-2020
  • Written Statement by the Minister of Transport regarding the charter of flights to repatriate Cypriot citizens, 19-03-2020
  • Joint Press Release by the Ministry of Health, the Health Insurance Organization and the Cyprus Medical Association — Guidelines to citizens, 19-03-2020
  • FOREIGN MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT on the Issuance of Certificates by Diplomatic Missions Abroad for Entry into the Republic of Cyprus, 18-03-2020
  • Statements by the Minister of Health after a meeting of the ministerial committee presided by the President of the Republic, 17-03-2020
  • Provision of services to the public by the Asylum Service during the emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, 16-03-2020
  • Public Service by the Press and Information Office in view of the emergency measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, 16-03-2020
  • Announcement by the Cyprus Post on the suspension of postal services, 16-03-2020
  • The Cyprus Post announces the suspension of acceptance and dispatch of postal items to certain countries, 16-03-2020
  • TRAVEL ADVICE Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (valid from 18:00, on 16/3/2020), 16-03-2020
  • Statement by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades following the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers, 15-03-2020
  • Cumhurbaşkanı Nikos Anastasiadis’in, olağanüstü Bakanlar Kurulu toplantısının ardından yaptığı basın açıklaması - Τούρκικα, 15-03-2020
  • TRAVEL ADVICE Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in light of the COVID 19 pandemic, issued on 14/3/2020 (valid from 1 a.m. of March 15 until March 30, 2020), 14-03-2020
  • Directives of the Minister of Interior for the entry between the areas under the effective control of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the occupied areas, 14-03-2020
  • İçişleri Bakanlığının özgür bölgeler ve işgal altındaki bölgeler arasındaki giriş çıkışlara yönelik talimatları -Turkish, 14-03-2020
  • Updated travel advice regarding the new coronavirus, in force from 15 March 2020 onwards, 14-03-2020
  • Clarifying Information by the Ministry of Interior for travellers regarding evidence, 14-03-2020
  • The President of the Republic addresses the Cyprus people on the issue of Coronavirus , 13-03-2020
  • Cumhurbaşkanı Sn. Nikos Anastasiades’in koronavirüse karşı açıkladığı tedbirler – Turkish, 13-03-2020
  • - الاجراءات التي أعلنها الرئيس اناستاسياديس لمواجهة فيروس كورونا Arabic, 13-03-2020
  • ОБРАЩЕНИЕ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА РЕСПУБЛИКИ КИПР НИКОСА АНАСТАСИАДИСА ПО ПОВОДУ МЕР, ПРИНИМАЕМЫХ В СВЯЗИ С РАСПРОСТРАНЕНИЕМ КОРОНОВИРУСА – Russian, 13-03-2020
  • 1450 Call center begins operation for citizens seeking information on coronavirus, 13-03-2020
  • Serving the public at the Office of the Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights, 13-03-2020
  • Updated travel advice regarding the Coronavirus in force on 14 March 2020 onwards, 13-03-2020
  • Serving the public at the Civil Registry and Migration Department, 12-03-2020
  • Travel advice by the Foreign Ministry regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, 10-03-2020