Frequently Asked Questions

What type of visa is required for North Cyprus ?

North Cyprus doesn`t require visa from most of the countries including; EU Citizenships, Americans, British, CIS and many other countries. Only citizens of Armenia, Syria and Nigeria needs visa application from the consulate of Turkish Republic of North Cyprus located in Turkey.

What Language is spoken in the Northern Cyprus ?

Turkish Language is used in official institutions where both Turkish and English Languages are used in the public life. Russian and German became popular after the immigrations to the Northern Cyprus especially after the pandemic

How to arrive in North Cyprus ?

There are daily fights from all over Turkey to the Northern Cyprus ERCAN AIRPORT (ECN) all year long. Transportation time from ECN Airport to the main destinations are not more than 1 hour.

HERMES AIRPORT (LCA) and PAPHOS AIRPORT (PFO) located in the southern part of the island are also used for international flights. While the transfer time from LCA to North Cyprus takes not more than 1 hour 30 minutes where this is mo re than 2 hours from PFO Airport.

What type of currency is used in North Cyprus ?

While Turkish Lira is the official currency of North Cyprus, English Sterling, Euro, USD are also convertible and commonly used in the daily activities and at the markets

North Cyprus is one of the unique destination where crypto currencies are commonly used in the markets and people can buy even cars and apartments with Bitcoin

How is the border crossing process from South to North or vice-versa ?

There are 7 different border crossings from South to North Cyprus from different cities. The main check points are:
METEHAN (Agios Dometios - Kermia) in Nicosia
BEYARMUDU (Pyla - Pergamos) in Famagusta
DERINYA (Dherynia) in Famagusta
LOKMACI (Ledra Street - Pedestrians only)

How is the public transportation in North Cyprus between the cities ?

There are local public transportation between the major cities however rent a car or private or group excursions are highly recommended for comfort and enjoyment

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