Increase of contributions towards the General Healthcare System (GHS) – Courtesy of Deloitte

Following the first phase of the newly introduced healthcare system in Cyprus, which came into force on 1 March 2019, we would like to inform you that as from 1 March 2020 the contribution rates to the GHS will increase as shown in the table below.

  Contribution Category Up to 29 February 2020
As of 1 March 2020 onwards
A) Employees/ Pensioners/ Income Earners/ persons holding an office 1,70 2,65
B) Employers 1,85 2,90
C) Self-employed individuals 2,55 4,00
D) The Republic or natural/legal person responsible for the remuneration of Officers 1,85 2,90
E) The Republic 1,65 4,70

Income Limit

For the purpose of calculating the GHS Contributions, gross emoluments are capped to €180.000 per annum with the exception of categories D and E above.