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European Union Citizen Registration (Yellow Slip)

The principle of the freedom of movement of workers within the territory of the EU established by virtue of Article 45 TFEU now forms part of the Cyprus legal order following the enactment -for the purposes of harmonization with EU Directive 2004/38/EC- of Law L.7(I)/2007 (hereinafter ‘the Law’).

Pursuant to the provisions of the Law, European Union Citizens and their family members have the right to move and reside freely within the territory of the Republic of Cyprus (hereinafter “Republic”). The maximum period that a Union Citizen employed in Cyprus can reside in the Republic, without being registered, is three (3) months. European citizens who are employed in the Republic can stay in Cyprus therein for a period exceeding three (3) months provided they are registered with the Immigration Department within a further period of one (1) month from the expiration of the said three-month period.

For the issue of a Registration Certificate the European Union Citizen must submit the following documents: 

-          Application MEU1 fully completed and signed by the Applicant

-          Valid passports or identity cards for the applicant, his/her spouse and children (if any);

-          Two passport-sized photos for the applicant, his/her spouse and children (if any);

-          Recent Statement from the Social Insurance for the applicant (showing the name the respective employer and the salary);

-          Employment Contract of the applicant.

-          Recent letter from the Employer of the applicant confirming the employment and the salary;

-          An Employer’s Declaration (part of the Application) must be completed and signed by the Employer;

-          Marriage / Divorce Certificate (duly certified, apostilled and translated into Greek / English);

-          Birth Certificate of the children, if any (duly certified, apostilled and translated into Greek / English);

-          Duly certified and stamped Rental Agreement.

-          Bank statements showing that the applicant and his family have income in Cyprus.

 

In case the applicant is not employed in the Republic of Cyprus, kindly find below the list of documents required: 

-          Application MEU1 fully completed and signed by the Applicant

-          Valid passports or identity cards for the applicant, his/her spouse and children (if any);

-          Two passport-sized photos for the applicant, his/her spouse and children (if any);

-          Documents evidencing fixed or adequate income from employment outside the Republic or other legal sources;

-          Documents evidencing adequate deposits in Bank (bank statements for at least 3 months and abroad);

-          Certificate of comprehensive health insurance in the Republic.

-          Marriage / Divorce Certificate (duly certified, apostilled and translated into Greek / English);

-          Birth Certificate of the children, if any (duly certified, apostilled and translated into Greek / English);

-          Duly certified and stamped (at the Tax Department) valid Sales Agreement or Rental Agreement for the House.

-          Certificate of Custody (in case of divorce).

The Immigration Department of our law firm provides immigration services and undertakes the entire procedure for any application. Please feel free to contact us should you require any clarification and/or further information.

 

Author: EFTYCHIA KOUZARI-PANAGI

 

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