Cyprus excludes China, Hong Kong and Macau from green list countries

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The Cypriot government has terminated China, Hong Kong and Macau from its green list and included them in the red category, as the covid surge in these countries and regions has gone astray in recent weeks.

According to a press release issued by the Cyprus Ministry of Health, arrivals unaffiliated from the red category have to undergo double testing to enter the country.

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Moreover, travellers over the age of 12 arriving from the red list states must present the following documents:   

  • A PCR test performed 72 hours before arrival, or an antigen test took 24 hours of departure
  • A post-arrival PCR test has to be performed at Cypriot airports, and the passenger has to bear the expenses

The same rules apply to all unvaccinated arrivals from the following countries, which represent the red category of countries:

  • EU: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Denmark, Greece, Estonia, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Czech Republic, and Finland
  • Small states: San Marino, Andorra, Monaco, and Vatican City
  • Schengen Area: Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway
  • Third countries: Egypt, Argentina, Indonesia, Jordan, Israel, Canada, Armenia, Australia, Georgia, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Colombia, Kuwait, Belarus, Lebanon, Bahrain, New Zealand, South Korea, Oman, Ukraine, Uruguay, Peru, Russia, Serbia, and Chile

Unlike red-class passengers, passengers from green countries will have to submit a pre-departure test, which can be a PCR or antigen test that is previously performed within a specified time frame. Low-risk countries represented in the Green category include the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Rwanda and Saudi Arabia.

More specifically, citizens, residents and family members of Cyprus are allowed entry into the Mediterranean country. Categories set by the Vienna Convention and EU citizens can also travel to Cyprus are exempt from additional requirements.

 

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