Buyers Guide

Purchasers Guide

The legal system in Cyprus is based on the UK legal system of common law. Real estate, Tourism and services are three of the main pillars of the Cyprus economy; hence the law has been developed extensively in order to protect individuals ,companies and investors. The attractive international tax system of Cyprus and the immigration policies for permanent residency and citizenship have attracted many investments by international companies and individuals. Buy Cyprus have sou... Read More

Residency in Cyprus

Non European citizens may make an application to obtain an Immigration Permit on the basis of one of the Categories referred to in Regulation 5 of the Aliens and Immigration Regulations. An Immigration Permit will be granted to anybody once the Immigration Control Board recommends to the Minister of Interior that such person belongs to one of the following Categories: Category A: Persons who intend to work as self employed in agriculture, cattle breeding, bird breeding ... Read More

Health Care

Healthcare in Cyprus is cheap and effective, and is another reason many expats relocate to the island.    The Cyprus healthcare system is divided into public and private sectors. Public healthcare is either inexpensive or free, at least for citizens of the EU, and even private healthcare costs can be relatively affordable.   Both state-funded and private hospitals can be found in all of Cyprus's major cities. Healthcare facilities in the south of Cyprus a... Read More

Legal Services

The legal system is Cyprus is largely based on the British equivalent and safeguards the purchaser’s rights in many ways. For the purchaser’s protection, once the agreement of property sale has been signed and a deposit paid, the Land Registry in Cyprus provides a simple and effective legal instrument called the “Specific Performance”. This procedure protects the purchaser’s ownership rights until the title deeds are issued and transferred to the... Read More

Tax & Foreign Pensions

This article provides a brief outline in relation to the provisions of Tax law , further information can be obtain from independent tax advisor. Income Tax Law 1) Physical Persons The law provides that an individual is a resident if he / she lives in Cyprus for one or more periods which exceed the total of 183 days per year. Days in and out of Cyprus are calculated as follows:  The day of departure from Cyprus counts as a day of residence outside Cyprus The day of... Read More

Company Formation

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Education for Foreigners

Education in Cyprus one of the Highest in Europe.Public primary and secondary education in Cyprus is of high level. Teachers are qualified, school buildings are beautiful and they occupy some the best plots of land. The government spends 7% of GDP on educational needs. As per this figure Cyprus is a leader (along with Denmark and Sweden) among the European Union countries. Public education takes 12 years to complete. Children enter school at the age of 6 and leave it at the ... Read More

Golf in Cyprus

  With par facilities in beautiful surroundings, Pafos is the latest destination on the golfing map, a place where you can play the game all year round. There are four top class golf courses in the Pafos region, while a few others currently under construction. Situated in peaceful surroundings amidst landscaped hills with spectacular views, these offer luxury villas or apartments for rent or sale, clubhouses, shops, hotels and all the necessary facilities. Th... Read More

Paphos Marina

Officials in Paphos have welcomed the announcement that the long-awaited marina project will soon get underway, following a ruling by the Supreme Court. The proposed marina at Potima in Kissonerga will be a crucial project for Paphos and a landmark development for the coastal town. When finally built, the marina will have a capacity of 1,000 berths for boats and would be located in Potima Bay in Kissonerga in an area 155,000 square metres. The project will take approximatel... Read More