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Cyprus > Financial


How To Open A Bank Account In Cyprus

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (16:44:17)

It’s no secret that Cyprus has a strong expat scene. The warm weather and inviting culture mean that many people choose to call the country home. If this is something that you’d like to do, then you will need to consider your options with regard to organising your finances.   more ...

Cyprus > Living


How To Learn The Language In Cyprus

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (11:31:13)

If you are intending to live or work in Cyprus, one of your top priorities will be the language. Will you need to learn Greek or Turkish in order to live on the island, or will you be able to communicate solely in English? We will look at some of your options below.   more ...

Cyprus > Moving


How To Apply For A Visa In Cyprus

Wednesday March 11, 2020 (12:51:16)

The Republic of Cyprus, a beautiful island nation in the Mediterranean, is at the top of many travellers’ lists. But depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to travel there.

This article will walk you through the types of visas needed to visit Cyprus, based on what country you’re coming from, your nationality, how long you’re planning to stay, and the reason for your trip. It will also outline how to apply for a work permit or residency status.   more ...

Cyprus > Working


How To Find A Job In Cyprus

Monday January 06, 2020 (10:58:11)

The island of Cyprus is divided between the Southern Greek area and Northern Cyprus, considered by Turkey to be the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The territories are separated by the UN buffer line. The officially recognised Greek Republic of Cyprus is a member of the European Union and the information that follows is specific to this area of the country.   more ...

Cyprus > Health


Prescriptions In Cyprus: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Monday October 21, 2019 (18:52:20)

Cyprus has recently overhauled its healthcare system to establish a national health service, known as Gesy, and thus has also changed the system for applying for prescriptions.   more ...

Cyprus > Health


What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (18:31:32)

Cyprus is a popular holiday destination: around a million people visit the island every year. It’s also a destination for activities – water sports, paragliding, zip lines, scuba diving, snorkelling and skiing among them – which can have a high risk of injury. What happens if you sustain a sports-related injury while you’re visiting Cyprus? What cover is available to you?   more ...

Cyprus > Health


What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:50:12)

If you are an expat in Cyprus, and chronically ill, your treatment options and healthcare expenses will depend both on the severity of your ailment, and on your level of health insurance.

If you have been paying contributions into Gesy, the new national health insurance system, then you should find that your illness is covered under the state system if you are living on the south of the island. If you are in the north, you will need to take out private health insurance.   more ...

Cyprus > Health


What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Cyprus?

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:41:17)

As an expat, the quality of healthcare that you can expect in Cyprus will depend on whether you are accessing the public system or opting for private health cover, and in addition, which region of the country you are based in. Treatment and insurance cover will differ depending on whether you are resident in the Greek or the Turkish part of the island, and in addition, whether you are classed as a resident or a visitor.

Public healthcare in Cyprus

The state health insurance system, Gesy, is regulated by the Ministry of Health and financed out of taxes. Cyprus is currently overhauling its health insurance system, a policy which has been supported by the IMF and the EU, among others, but it is resulting in substantial changes to the system.   more ...

Cyprus > Health


How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Cyprus

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:34:11)

With its Mediterranean cuisine, plethora of water sports and opportunities to keep fit, Cyprus is a perfect place to visit or live if you want to keep healthy. There are some excellent doctors and clinics across the island to help you maintain your physical and mental health; and of course, you can always opt for private health insurance to top up your level of care.   more ...

Cyprus > Health


How To Register With The Health System In Cyprus

Monday October 21, 2019 (17:20:04)

To register with the health system in Cyprus, you have a number of options based on the public and the private system. Health insurance in Cyprus is organized on a two-tier system, comprised of both public medical insurance, which is not mandatory, and private cover.   more ...

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