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Apply for a Registration Certificate (MEU1)


Issuing of the Registration Certificate for the EU Citizens and their Family that live and work in Cyprus


1. The application for the issue of a Registration Certificate is submitted by a European Union citizen and family members who are also citizens of a Member State, within four months from the date of entry into the Republic.

2. For the issue of a Registration Certificate the Union citizen must submit the following documents:

2.1. If the purpose of residing in the Republic of Cyprus is 
employed activity:
(a) Valid Passport or identity card and copies of the same.
(b) Confirmation of Engagement by the employer (Part III of the application) or certificate of employment.
(c) Two Passport-sized photographs.

2.2. If the purpose of residing in the Republic of Cyprus is 
self-employed activity:
(a) Valid Passport or identity card and copies of the same.
(b) Certificate of Registration to the Social Securities Services as self-employed.
(c) Two Passport-sized photographs.

2.3. If the purpose of residing in the Republic of Cyprus is for 
studying at a Private or Public Educational Establishment accredited or financed by the Republic, including vocational training courses:
(a) Valid Passport or identity card and copies of the same.
(b) Proof of enrolment to study at a Private or Public Educational Establishment accredited or financed by the Republic, including vocational training courses.
(c) Proof of comprehensive health insurance cover in the Republic.
(d) Declaration or other equivalent means, as the applicants may choose, to assure that they have sufficient resources for themselves and their family in order not to become a burden on the social assistance system of Cyprus during their period of residence.
(e) Two Passport-sized photographs.

2.4. If the purpose of residing in the Republic of Cyprus is 
other than the above, then submit:
(a) Fixed or adequate income from employment outside the Republic; or
(b) Fixed or adequate income from other legal sources; or
(c) Adequate deposits in financial institutions in the Republic or abroad; and
(d) Proof of comprehensive health insurance in the Republic.

3. For the issue of a Registration Certificate to family members of a Union citizen who are also citizens of a Member State the following documents must be submitted:
(a) Valid Passport or identity card and copies of the same.
(b) A document attesting to the existence of a family relationship.
(c) Where appropriate, the registration certificate of the Union citizen whom they are accompanying or joining.
(d) In the case of a spouse of a Union citizen and direct dependants under 21 or who are dependants of the citizen and those of the spouse, proof of existence of a family relation and that said family members are dependants.
(e) In the case of any other family member of the Union citizen not falling under the definition in paragraph 
(f) Proof of the existence of a consistent relationship with the Union citizen.
(g) Two Passport-sized photographs.
(h) A document issued by the relevant authority in the country of origin or country from which they are arriving certifying that they are dependants or members of the household of the Union citizen, or proof on the existence of serious health grounds which render the personal care of the family member by the Union citizen absolutely necessary.

4. The application fees payable are €20 for the Union citizen and €20 for each family member citizen of a Member.
5. Failure to comply with the registration requirement shall render the person concerned liable to a financial penalty up to €2.562,90.

PLEASE NOTE
 that all public documents issued abroad must:

a) Bear an official translation into Greek or English from Press and Information Office.


b) Be certified with APOSTILLE if the country has signed the Hague Convention of 1961 
or
- Certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin of the applicant and then by the Embassy/Consulate of Cyprus in his country 
or
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin of the applicant and then the Embassy / Consulate of his country in Cyprus and then certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus.

c) In the instance that the country of origin of the applicant has not signed the Hague Convention of 1961 and there is no Embassy /Consulate in the above mentioned country the documents must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin of the applicant and then the nearest Embassy / Consulate which is accredited to Cyprus


For more information contact the
Civil Registry and Migration Department, 1457 Nicosia.
Tel: 22403913 
Fax: 22804442
E-mail:sgeorgoula@crmd.moi.gov.cy



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