There is no restriction in regard to photographing / filming people, shops etc. in Cyprus, as long as you get permission from the competent authority/person. However, bear in mind that if you are planning to photograph / film within the Larnaka and Pafos International airports, the Larnaka and Limassol ports and the military zones, including the demarcation line, or photograph / film antiquities or photograph / film from the air or under the sea, you will need to obtain authorization from the following authorities:
Please note that the designated entry points into the Republic are the Larnaka and Pafos airports and the Larnaka and Limassol ports
If you want to ship / bring with you your filming equipment, you are advised to contact the Customs and Excise Department ( Email: email@example.com, Tel.: + 357 22601713).
If permission was to be requested for photographing / filming in other private or public places, it is highly recommended that you cooperate with a Cypriot production company, which can facilitate the whole process on your behalf. You can visit the website of the Cyprus Directors' Association for more information: https://cyprusdirectors.com/