?Can I apply for asylum in Cyprus and where
If you are outside your country of origin for fear of persecution or other serious harm to your life or freedom, you can apply for asylum in Cyprus in accordance with the Cyprus Refugee Law and the directives in force in the European Union. For more details about the asylum procedure, click here
Where do I apply for asylum?
You can apply for asylum upon arrival at any legal point of entry into Cyprus – these are Larnaca Airport, Paphos Airport, Larnaca Sea Port and Limassol Sea Port. You can also submit your asylum application at your local immigration police office. Asylum applications are submitted to the Immigration Police, and the competent authority that receives applications is the Asylum Service of the Ministry of the Interior. For more details, please visit our section on the asylum process