In the beginning of this year, the government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a specific digital nomad visa scheme, with several incentives for people who would like to receive all the benefits of living in Cyprus while working in companies who operate outside the country. This scheme aims to attract talented individuals and entrepreneurs in Cyprus who will contribute to the economic development of the country.
What are the digital nomads?
Digital nomads are people who wish to live in various countries, and they work for companies operating abroad using technology to perform their job.
What is a digital nomad visa?
Digital nomad visa is a new type of residence permit, for individuals who work remotely for companies operating abroad and they wish to live only in Cyprus.
Who are eligible to apply for the digital nomad visa?
Only third country nationals (non-EU or non-EEA) who:
It should be noted that there is an initial limit of 500 applications.
What are the benefits of the digital nomad visa?
Individuals who obtained a Digital Nomad visa will benefit from the following:
What is the procedure to obtain Digital Nomad Visa?
The applicant must submit an application along with the required documents to the Civil Registry and Migration Department within three months from his arrival in Cyprus. The applicant can enter in Cyprus using a tourist visa.
Criteria and Required documents:
The time of examination of the application is approximately 5-7 weeks from the date of its submission to the Civil Registry and Migration Department.