in-cyprus Coronavirus: Citizen Service Centres only available by appointment as of March 26

Coronavirus: Citizen Service Centres only available by appointment as of March 26

The Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday that services at the Citizen Service Centres (ΚΕΠ) across Cyprus are now only available by telephone appointment as part of Covid-19 measures, effective March 26.

Citizens who absolutely have to visit the Citizen Service Centres in person will now have to make an appointment first and only for these services:

-Apply for issuing an ID

-Issuing of European Health Insurance Card

-Apply for issuing a passport, ONLY if travel tickets are submitted

-Issuing of birth certificate for a newborn

-Collection of issued documents (IDs, passports, driving licences, refugee IDs)

CONTACT TELEPHONES FOR APPOINTMENTS AT CITIZEN SERVICE CENTRES:

Opening hours: 8 am to 2.30 pm

Nicosia 1 (George Seferis Street, Engomi): 22446686

Nicosia 2 (Arch. Makarios III Avenue, Nicosia): 22419191

Limassol (Spyrou Araouzou Street): 25829129

Larnaca (Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue): 24815555

Famagusta (Eleftherias Street): 23300300

Paphos (Eleftheriou Velizelou Avenue): 26822400

Kolossi (Famagusta Street): 25824300

Polis Chrysochous (Evagora Pallikaridi Street): 26821888

Pelendri (Arch. Makarios Street): 25813400

Applications for the below services should be placed in the special boxes installed at the entrance of each Service Centre:

-Applications for Social Insurance services (pensions, allowances, grants etc)

-Applications for Minimum Guaranteed Income (EEE)

-Supporting documentation for EEE and child allowance

-Applications for a student grant (the Ministry of Education has extended the deadline to April 30)

Citizens are called to NOT visit the Citizens Centres for the following:

-Renewal of medical cards; the Health Ministry announced that cards that expired in the last six months or are expected to expire by June 30 will remain valid for a period of six months from their date of expiry.

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