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Cyprus - Apply or Re-issue of Refugee Identity Card

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Following are procedures on how to apply for or request for the re-issuance of the refuge identity card.


The Refugee Identity Card is issued to the following displaced individuals:

  • Persons who before and until the invasion had their usual residence in any Turkish - occupied area
  • Those who before and until the invasion had their permanent residence in the free areas because of their profession but their house and/or their property in general was in the occupied areas
  • Those who before and until the invasion had their temporary residence abroad due to an obligation which emanated from a permanent appointment or an appointment on contract offered them while they resided in Cyprus and provided they were not emigrants.

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

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.

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Required Documents

For New Application

  • Completed application form
  • Marriage/Engagement to Marry Certificate/a newspaper notice about a promise to marry.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Parents’ Refugee Identity Cards
  • Parents’ Number of Identity Cards.

For re-issue/replacement of Refugee Identity Card which has a check seal with the date January 1, 1983:

  • A completed relevant application form
  • Numbers of the Identity Cards of all the members of the family
  • Birth Certificates of children.

When the displaced person who is already holder of a refugee Identity Card has more children after the issue of his Refugee Identity Card, he can submit an application for inclusion of the names of the children in the Refugee Identity Card.


Issuance and replacement of the Refugee Identity Cards as well as the Certificate of Displaced Family are free of charge.


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Civil Registry and Migration Department

1457 Nicosia

Tel: 22804400, 22804511, 22804425

Fax: 22804534


Other CRMD Numbers

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sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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