A sunny island in the middle of the ocean, Cyprus offers a sunshine lifestyle whether you’re relocating for a new job or retiring. Removals to Cyprus can take some organising though, primarily due to its location. Therefore, you’ll need to get planning way ahead of your move.

Moving overseas is a big decision, and the list of tasks can seem overwhelming. This guide will take you through the essential information you need and prepare you for the adventure that lies ahead.

If you’re moving to Cyprus, the help of an expert team of professional European movers will prove a big asset. Transport for goods typically takes between 3 and 9 weeks, depending on how much is being shipped, the weather and the Customs process.

As part of the EU, it’s relatively easy to bring your belongings to Cyprus. Just make sure that you don’t attempt to import any prohibited goods. These include firearms, drugs, plants, food, offensive material and anything inflammable. You can find a full list of restricted and prohibited items online.

Whether you choose our Load & Go or our EasyMoves solution, European Moving can help you with your removal. We shall be able to provide advice on a whole range of removal issues you may not have encountered before.

Moving to Cyprus – Visa

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Moving to Cyprus is somewhat trickier than other countries because of the occupancy of the Turks in the north. This area is not recognised by any other nations. Visa and customs permit only apply to visitors who arrive via a route from the south. Anyone attempting to arrive through the north could find themselves classed as an illegal immigrant and face expulsion, even if they hold the correct documentation.

Like many […]

Moving to Cyprus – Transport

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Cyprus has one of the highest levels of car ownership in the world and driving remains one of the most practical ways to get around on the island. The roads are generally in good condition, although some may be unpaved, congestion is light and petrol stations easily found.

Road users drive on the left-hand side of the road, but the culture is quite different from northern Europe. Drivers can be fast […]

Moving to Cyprus – Healthcare

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The healthcare system in Cyprus has both private and state provisions, but the standard overall is good. Many of the doctors typically train overseas, and it’s common for them to speak at least a basic level of English. As a general rule of thumb, standards are better in the south of Cyprus than in the north.

The state healthcare is a complicated affair, and it’s divided up into three groups: those […]

Moving to Cyprus – Taxation

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finance and tax in cyprus

A new life abroad means finding somewhere to live and looking for, or maybe relocating with work. How does finance and tax in Cyprus affect you though?

For those of you that are considering a move to Cyprus, there will be many different motivations.

Some of you will be retiring and therefore not have to worry too much about finance and tax in […]