Applications for the issuance of residence permits to beneficiaries of temporary protection (MIPA) are submitted to the appropriate Office of the Aliens and Immigration Unit of the Police of the District where the alien resides or to the Department (only for aliens residing in Nicosia)
For the submission of the application no prior appointment is needed.
During the submission of the application, and in cases where there is no previous registration, an Alien Registration Card (ARC) will be issued.
There is no fee for applying.
It is necessary to capture the biometric data (fingerprints and photograph) and the signature of the of the third country national (fingerprints and signature of all persons that have completed the 6 years of age at the date of the submission of the application) – Presenting an identity document is necessary.
All applications are examined and issued by the Department. The Department will review and issue all permits with no delay.