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Cyprus - Lost Passport

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In case of loss, a person can request for a replacement passport as long as he can produce the necessary documents.


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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
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. Prepare the necessary requirements.

2. Within the framework of decentralization implemented by the Ministry of Interior, applications are submitted at the local District Administration authorized specifically for this purpose and in the local Citizen Service Centers.

3. Applications of Cypriots living abroad are submitted at the Embassies/Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad and then are forwarded to the Civil Registry and Migration Department where the passports are issued.

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Required Documents

1. Request for replacement

2. Confirmation from the police or consular authority that a statement was filed by the claimant for lost of passport.

3. Affidavit for the circumstances of loss of passport.


The fees are paid in cash with the application and issue of receipt, as follows:

Temporary Passport € 20

Passports without biometric data (for Embassies / Consulates that have not yet installed stations to capture biometric data) € 50

Biometric passports € 70

Passport for a limited period (for minors) € 45

Diplomatic Passport €70

Service Passport € 70

Passport to political refugees € 90

Passports with biometric data (fast version) € 120

In the occasion of first, second, third, and so on, loss/wear/theft, charges would be twice the previous issue.


The validity of the biometric passports is 10 years for adults and ten years for minors.

Documents to Use

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Civil Registry and Migration Department

1457 Nicosia

TEL: 22804405



Androulla Filippidou


Skevi Karafoka




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Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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External Links

Civil Registry and Migration Department Website


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