Visa policy of Northern Cyprus

Visitors to Northern Cyprus do not need to obtain a visa unless they are citizens of one of the countries for which a visa is required in advance.

Entry stamp
Exit stamp
Entry and exit stamps on an entry-exit form issued to a Swedish identity card holder.

Visa policy map edit


Visa exemption (Free visa on arrival) edit

Citizens of all countries (except Armenia, Nigeria, Syria) may obtain a free visa on arrival by the Immigration Officer at the designated ports and border crossings for a maximum stay of 90 days within any 180-day period.[1]

All foreign citizens who wish to stay in Northern Cyprus for more than 90 days, are required to obtain a residence permit. Foreign citizens who exceed the period of stay without a residence permit will be issued a visa penalty fine (100.23 Turkish lira for each day) that has to be paid on a future re-entry.

Passport exemption edit

Citizens of the following countries may enter Northern Cyprus with an ID card (including an Irish passport card) in lieu of a passport for up to 90 days within any 180-day period (i.e. without obtaining a work or residence permit):[1]

Visa required in advance edit

Citizens of the following countries must obtain a visa at one of the diplomatic missions of Northern Cyprus:[1]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "VISA Regulations - Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus".
  2. ^ "Suriye'nin vize uygulanan ülkeler arasına dahil edilmesi hk". Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti (in Turkish). 2019-06-21. Retrieved 2019-06-23.

External links edit

  • VISA Regulations, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs