We can assist in the application for a Cyprus Residency Permit for Foreign Nationals and looking for work in Cyprus.

Our services extend to companies such as setting up a business and employing foreign nationals in Cyprus.

You may also hear the Cyprus Residence Permit for non-EU/EEA members being referred to as the pink slip. This is a document which needs to be completed by every foreign national living and working in Cyprus. It can be a lengthy process for you and all members of your family to collect all required documentation; fill out the appropriate forms and attend numerous appointments at the immigration office.

Eltoma have a specialised team of Immigration Officers and Qualified Cyprus Bar Solicitors with extensive experience in all matters regarding work for foreign country nationals within Europe, including residency and work permits. Our professional team can with the process for you and your entire family.

Individual Services: Key Information

We can assist individuals in all steps from gathering information to registration of the company at Civil Registration and Migration Department (CRMD) including:

  • Provide a fully comprehensive list of required information.
  • Support and troubleshooting.
  • Collect prerequisite documentation.
  • Correctly filling out all forms on your behalf to the high standard as required.
  • Arrange all appointments with the Immigration office.
  • Attend all appointments on your behalf so you don’t have to go.
  • Return your personal documents via courier.
  • Obtaining employment on the island- finding work.

Company & Business Services: Key Information

We also work with foreign companies to incorporating a new business or relocate an existing company in Cyprus, as well offering information on employing foreign (or third country nationals) legally and efficiently with a 100% success rate.

Foreign National Employee Registration & Employment in a Company of Foreign Interests

Cyprus companies employing non-EU nationals must fulfil eligibility criteria or register your company in order to become eligible. Companies may apply for the employment of foreign country nationals in various roles as required within any organisation. These can range from Executive Directors, Middle Management, or even supporting employee roles such as Accountants, Customer Service Officers or HR Personnel.

Registering an Employee Following Company Registration at the Immigration Office:

After a company has been successfully set up a registered, the first third country national can then be registered and consequently employed, for a maximum of one fiscal year, and the subsequent employee for a maximum of two fiscal years, as per their employment contract with their respective company. If the worker currently resides outside of Cyprus, then an entry permit can be issued to the individual primarily.

If the member of staff has already entered Cyprus, (for example using a valid Provisa) then the registration can be completed with the potential employee in Cyprus.

As with all legislation, immigration laws are constantly changing and our professionals can keep you up to date and in the loop! Call us for help and support, we would be happy to answer any questions you may have about obtaining a non-EU/EEA Cyprus Residency Permit or starting a business in Cyprus as a Foreign Country National. For a full list of services and how we can be of assistance to you during this process, please contact us.