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Possession of Civil Identity Card is compulsory to all eligible citizen of Cyprus who has completed twelve years of age.

Following are procedures on how to apply for a civil identity card.


  • Citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.

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Applications for issuance or renewal of Civil Identity Cards citizens are submitted at the local offices of District Administration in Nicosia, Limassol, Famagusta, Larnaca and Paphos or the local Citizen Service Centres.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Fill in the application form
  2. Submit form along with all the required documents and pay the appropriate fee.

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Required Documents

  • A completed relevant application form.
  • 4 X 5 cm photograph, certified by the respective community president. In case the applicant presents himself personally the above certification is not necessary.
  • Original Birth Certificate.
  • Original Marriage Certificate in the case of a married woman who wants to change her surname or a Divorce Certificate in case of a divorced woman.
  • Passport in case the applicant has an additional nationality except for the Cypriot one

For Renewal

  • Affidavit from Court regarding loss or theft of the Civil Identity Card
  • Written Complaint to Police reporting loss or theft of the Civil Identity Card


  • Application fee/renewal: €20
  • Issuance/renewal of limited valitidy I.D for adults: €15
  • Replacement of I.D: €20
  • Replacement of I.D due to loss/theft or damage: double of previous fees.


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Office Locations & Contacts

Civil Registry and Migration Department
PO Box 25196, 1307 Nicosia
Address of the CRMD offices: Chilonos, 1457 Nicosia
Fax for Policy Registry: 22804507
Fax for Applications and Letters Registry 22403964
Cyprus Country Code: +357

Civil Registry Sector - Passports and Identity Cards

Identity Cards
Androulla Skalisti -22804455
Antri Odysseos - 22804428

Maria Makkouli - 22804526
Skevi Karafoka - 22804527

Other CRMD Numbers

For further information contact the following telephone numbers:
22804295, 22804283, 24801025,
24801023, 24801852, 24801858,
25806450, 25806444, 26801137,

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