The government of Cyprus declared to abolish its travel rules from April 18. Individuals who desire to visit Cyprus will no longer be obliged to follow the travel restriction while entering the country.
As per the government officials, from April 11, Cyprus is looking forward to lifting other restrictions directed due to the Coronavirus.
Such new changes have been introduced as part of the country’s efforts to ease the travel process and gradually get back to everyday life.
According to the country’s Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, the categorization of other countries, taking into account their epidemiological situation, will also be abolished. At the same time, travellers will no longer be required to hold a CyprusFlightPass.
Recently, authorities in Cyprus announced that they eased the entry rules for arrivals from Armenia and Columbia after both countries were added to the green list, which consists of countries considered epidemiologically safe in terms of COVID-19 infection. However, the categorization of countries will soon be removed.
Starting from April 18, all persons who have completed their immunization process against the virus will be permitted to enter the country without being obliged to undergo the COVID-19 testing process at first.
At the same time, unvaccinated travellers will only be required to present a negative result of the COVID-19 rapid antigen test, not older than 24 hours, or PCR test result, not more aged than 72 hours.
Authorities in Cyrus have also clarified that children under the age of 12 will be exempted from all Coronavirus checks.
The Health Minister, Michalis Hadipantelas, has stressed that starting from April 11, people will also be exempted from the requirement to wear a face mask outdoors.