High Commission
Australian High Commission
Cyprus

 

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Australian High Commissioner H.E. Ms Fiona McKergow welcomes you to our website

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Consular assistance

 

For urgent after hours consular assistance please call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) on

+61 2 6261 3305.

 

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COVID-19 NOTICE

The Cyprus Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cyprus.

Turkish-Cypriot authorities have confirmed COVID-19 in northern Cyprus. We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution at this time.

For latest travel updates and important information for all Australians overseas visit www.smartraveller.gov.au 

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for urgent announcements. 

We remain open and client services are strictly by appointment only and limited to emergency or urgent passport and notarial services for Australian citizens in Cyprus. If your matter is not urgent, please postpone the appointment. 

When entering the High Commission, please follow the measures implemented for COVID-19.  Masks are mandatory when visiting the High Commission.

If you are unable to travel to the Australian High Commission to lodge a passport application or collect your passport, please contact us on [email protected] or by calling +357 2269 7555 to discuss how we can help you.

If you’re travelling to Australia,  please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au for updates on any mandatory pre-flight COVID-19 requirements including up to date travel information. 
You should also check whether the airline you intend travelling with has any additional requirements prior to your travel.
For information on any pre-departure COVID-19 requirements, travelling with children and other re-entry requirements, please visit: Australia's biosecurity and border controls | Smartraveller. You can also visit: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/coming-australia
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In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.

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Passport, Consular and Notarial Services 

In-person Service

Our High Commission in Nicosia offers a range of services including passport, consular and notarial services.

These services are offered strictly via an appointment system and fees apply (click 'Book Appointment'). Please book one appointment for each service required.

Book an appointment with Australian High Commission, Nicosia using SetMore

Passport services are available Monday - Friday, between 8:30am and 12:30pm.

For more passport information please visit the Australian Passports Office.

For any passport enquiries, please e-mail us at [email protected]

You need to allow a minimum of six weeks to receive a new passport. Please lodge your passport application form well ahead of your planned travel.

Mail-in Passport Service

To be eligibile to use the mail-in service it must meet the following criteria:

  • the passport application must be for an Adult renewal application (PC7)
  • your previous passport was issued when you were aged 16 or older
  • your previous passport was issued on or after 1 January 2006 with at least two-years validity
  • your previous passport has your current name, date of birth, place of birth and gender, and
  • has your previous passport has NOT been reported lost, stolen, or cancelled

If you meet all the above criteria, complete your PC7 passport renewal application online, print the application, complete the credit card payment form and mail to:

             Australian High Commission
             Alpha Business Centre
             Tower A, Level  7
             27 Pindarou Street
             Nicosia 1060

 

If you don’t meet these criteria, you’ll need to lodge your application in person by appointment only.

 

Consular and Notarial services are available Monday - Friday from 08:30am and 12:30pm. For more information on Notarial Services and Document Legalisation, please visit Smartraveller's Notarial Services page

Consular and Passport services in north Cyprus are located at Shakespeare House, Mehmet Akif Avenue 29, Koskluciftlik, north Nicosia on Mondays between 09:00 to 13:30 and are limited to emergency or urgent passport and notarial services. You may also contact us on: +90 533 846 7017

For any consular enquiries please e-mail us at [email protected]

We only accept credit cards and cannot accept cash or cheques. 

Please refer to the list with the passport and consular fees. Prices listed are in Australian Dollars ($), but payment will be made in Euro (€) locally. Local fees are subject to change monthly with currency fluctuations.

You may collect your passport without an appointment between 12:30 – 1:30pm, Monday – Friday (apart from public holidays).

Our general Office Hours

 

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Visas and Citizenship

The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, does not have an Immigration function. Therefore, we cannot provide any visa or citizenship advice. 

Please visit the Department of Home Affairs' website for information on visas and citizenship. 

You may contact the Department of Home Affairs via the online web form.

The Global Service Centre is also available to answer queries Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 05:30pm (local time - Cyprus), by calling Australia on +61 2 6196 0196 (international rates apply).

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Australian Alumni

The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, is partnered with the Australian Alumni Association Cyprus (AAAC) and has established a local alumni association of graduates of Australian higher education institutions. If you have ever studied in Australia, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected] or Facebook: www.fb.com/AustraliaInCyprus to register your details (name, institute, years, contact details) on the mailing list database so that we can help you network with other alumni and keep you informed of social activities that will be organised.

 

 

 

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