Ministry of Finance Announcement – Urgent Measures to Combat COVID-19 at Citizens Service Centres

The Ministry of Finance, as part of the implementation of the measures for the treatment of coronavirus, informs the public from today 26.03.2020, service at the Citizens Service Centers, will be available only by appointment through telephone contact, in order to restrict visits ONLY for the absolutely necessary cases involving the following services:

Application for ID
Issuance of a European Health Insurance Card
Request for a passport ONLY if travel tickets are provided
Issue of birth certificate for newborn
Receipt of issued documents (IDs, passports, driving licenses, refugee IDs)

Applications for the following should be placed in the special boxes that were placed at the entrance of each Citizens Service Centre:

Applying for Social Security Services (e.g. for pensions, allowances, benefits etc.)
Applications for Minimum Guaranteed Income (EEE)
Submission of supporting documents for EEE and child allowance
Applying for student sponsorship. An extension was granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth until April 30, 2020.

Citizens are urged not to come to the Citizen Service Centres for:

Hospital card renewal. The Ministry of Health informed that the hospitality cards / IDs that have expired recently (in the last six months) or are expected to expire by June 30, 2020, remain valid for a period of 6 months from their expiration date.

Contact Numbers for the Citizen Service Centres are seen below:

Citizen Service Centre Address Telephone
Nicosia 1 Georgiou Seferi, 2415, Engomi 22446686
Nicosia 2 36, Arch. Makariou 3rd, 1065 Nicosia 22419191
Limassol 21, Spirou Araouzou Street, 3036 Limassol 25829129
Larnaka 42, Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue, 6057 Larnaka 24815555
Famagusta 83, Eleftherias Street, 5380 Derynia 23300300
Paphos 62, Eleftheriou Venizelou Avenue, 8021 Paphos 26822400
Kolossi 67, Famagusta Street, 4636 Kolossi 25824300
Polis Chrysochous 1, Evagora Pallikaridi, 8820, Polis Chrysochous 26821888
Pelentri 70, Arch. Makariou Street, 4878, Pelentri 25813400

Working Hours , 0730 to 1500hrs – Open for Public Service, 0800 to 1430hrs

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