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Key Points

  • Travelers entering Cyprus will get a choice between an RT-PCR test or a rapid antigen test


The government of Cyprus will allow travelers over the age of 12 the option to undergo either RT-PCR testing or antigen rapid testing for their pre-arrival required test beginning January 14, 2022. Travelers who opt for an RT-PCR test must undergo testing 27 hours before departure. Travelers who opt for a rapid antigen test must undergo testing 24 hours before departure. These testing options remain the same regardless of a traveler’s vaccination status.

What are the Changes?

The government of Cyprus will allow travelers departing for the country to either undergo an RT-CR test or a rapid antigen test, regardless of the traveler’s vaccination status. This will grant travelers more flexibility in their pre-departure testing options.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Cyprus’ website for additional updates and information.

Source: Ministry of Health, Cyprus

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