Immigration Permit Category D - Profession

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Foreign nationals who intend to work as self employed in a profession or science in the Republic of Cyprus can apply for Immigration Permit Category D-visa, provided that they meet the conditions.



Life Long Month(s)



60 Month(s)



560 approx.


P. Residency

2 Month(s)


Processing time

6 - 12 week(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Immigration Permit Category D - Profession?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have capital of adequate funds.
  • Applicant must deposit a minimum capital of €30.000 into an account, which will be pledged for a period of at least three years.
  • Applicant must prove that he/she has at his/her disposal a secure annual income of at least €30.000.
  • Applicant should submit, together with the application, title deeds or a sale contract in his/her name and/or his/her spouse, which has been officially filed at the Department of Lands and Surveys, of a real estate, of total market value of at least €300.000 (V.A.T. is not included therein) and official payment receipts of at least €200.000 (excluding V.A.T.).
  • Applicant must have Health Insurance Policy for the applicant and dependants.
  • Applicant must not have criminal record.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Immigration Permit Category D - Profession?

9 Document Required

  • Copy of valid passport of the applicant and dependents.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Original Letter from a financial institution in Cyprus (Bank, Coop) of a deposit of €30.000, pledged for three years.
  • Title of ownership or contract of sale of a built property in Cyprus of a minimum market value of €300.000 (original or true copy). If the title of ownership has not been obtained yet, the applicant must submit the contract of sale duly stamped by the Stamps Commissioner and the Department of Lands & Surveys and proof of payment for at least €200.000
  • The amounts paid for the property must be proven to have been transferred to Cyprus from abroad.
  • Official Statements by the applicant and his/her spouse that they do not intent to undertake any sort of employment in Cyprus.
  • Health Insurance Policy for the applicant and his/her dependants.
  • Marriage Certificate duly certified (official and certified translation).
  • Children’s Birth Certificates duly certified (official and certified translation).

Talent Migration data for Cyprus

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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