Benefits of normal procedure application
Clean criminal record
A clean criminal record must be provided for the applicant, their spouse and any dependant(s) above 16 years of age. The record is valid for the period of three months and must meet the blow criteria:
Applicants that are married must provide a marriage certificate which must be submitted with an official translation in Greek or English language and must be duly certified.
Applicants who have minor children must provide a birth certificate which must be submitted with an official translation in Greek or English language and must be duly certified.
Legalization and translation of the documents
All submitted documents for the purpose of the permanent residency application must:
If the country issuing the official document is not a party to the Hague Convention of the 5th of October 1961 then the documents must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Cyprus in that country.
Obligation not to engage in any professional activities in Cyprus
The holder of a permanent residency permit must not work in Cyprus. For this reason the applicant must sign an affidavit stating that they are not going to engage in any professional activities in Cyprus.
Note however that income from dividends arising from a company registered in Cyprus shall not be considered as a violation of the requirement of not engaging in professional activities in Cyprus.
The applicant must open a bank account in Cyprus:
Income of the applicant