People's Republic of China

Travel Advice:
Exercise Caution.

Travel advice validity period:
From 17/1/2023, 00:00 Cyprus time.

In light of the continuing spread globally of coronavirus COVID-19 and given its classification by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises Cypriot citizens to exercise caution when travelling overseas and to check in advance to make sure they are aware of the entry regulations and other measures that apply in their county of destination.
Citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are temporarily located or permanently reside in these countries are advised to be cautious, to follow local and international media on the latest developments regarding COVID-19, to adhere to the relevant instructions of the country’s authorities including restrictions or guidance concerning COVID-19 and to take self-protection measures.
Cypriot citizens who are currently abroad, or intend to travel abroad for any reason, are encouraged to register on the website

It should be noted that passengers intending to arrive/return to Cyprus from China have to, according to the latest Decree issued by the Ministry of Health dated 11 January 2023, starting from the 15th of January 2023 possess a negative COVID-19 PCR test with validity of 48 hours prior to their departure.

Relevant decrees, announcements, press releases and information published by the Ministry of Health and other competent Authorities and Services of the Republic of Cyprus, are available from the dedicated website

In case of an emergency:
Cypriot citizens may contact the numbers below.
• Diplomatic Missions of the Republic of Cyprus abroad:
Contact details for our Diplomatic Missions are available through the relevant section of our website.
• Consular Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
+357 22651113 (8:30 - 15:00, Monday - Friday)
• Crisis Management Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
+357 22801000 (8:30 - 15:00, Monday - Friday)