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Nikosia (Lefkosia / Lefkosa)
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220/240 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid after end of stay or valid ID card, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Nikosia, Medcon Tower, 6th Floor, 46 Themistocles Dervis Street
Tel. +357 22 466800
8.30 - 12.30 h and 15.15 - 16.45 h (Mon)
8.30 - 12.30 h (Tue - Fri)
9.00 - 20.30 h (Mon, Tue, Thu; April - October)
9.00 - 14.00 h (Wed; April - October)
9.00 - 21.30 h (Fri; April - October)
9.00 - 17.00 h (Sat; April - October)
Cloesed from 14.00 to 17.00 h (June - September)
9.00 - 19.00 h (Mon, Tue, Thu; November - March)
9.00 - 14.00 h (Wed; November - March)
9.00 - 20.00 h (Fri; November - March)
9.00 - 15.00 h (Sat; November - March)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 3 years previously, varies by rental company.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
Cyprus is divided into two parts: Republic of Cyprus (southern part of the island) and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (northern part of the island).
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Entering the prohibited area is forbidden (zone between the South and the North).
Special legal regulations
Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/