Pre Arrival

Before your trip to Cyprus it is essential that you start planning ahead and make the right preparations regarding your travel and your student life in Cyprus.

College Requirements

Make sure that you have submitted to the College and made the following payments by the appropriate due date:

  1. €55 Application Fee (application will not be processed without this non-refundable fee).
  2. €150 Entry Permit and Student Visa Fee (visa application will not be processed without this non-refundable fee).
  3. Fees for the first academic year and not less than €4000.
  4. 4 passport size photos.
  5. Original attested copy of High School Leaving Certificate and mark sheets.
  6. Original attested English Language Certificate.
  7. Original attested passport copy (valid for at least two (2) years from the start of the semester to be enrolled).
  8. Original attested Police Clearance Certificate (6 months validity period).
  9. Original attested bank letter (6-month validity period) stating that the student’s sponsor has the financial ability to support his/her living, tuition and repatriation expenses. Sponsor may only be Father/ Mother/Self. In case of another Sponsor, please supply a Court Affidavit. The letter must also clearly state the relationship between Sponsor and student.
  10. Original attested bank statement (1-month validity) which clearly shows the minimum amount of the first year’s tuition fees in the sponsor’s account.
  11. Original attested blood test results for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C (4 months validity).
  12. Original attested chest X-ray report for Tuberculosis (4 months validity).
  13. Declaration of Intent, which will state that the student will not take, neither intent to take, any action and/or submit any application for political asylum in the Republic of Cyprus.

See Visa information for further details

Documents to Have With You While Travelling

It is very important that you have with you (and not in your luggage), at all times, the following documents as you are going to be required to present them at the Immigration Check Point at your first port of call:

  1. Your passport (valid for at least two (2) years from the start of the semester to be enrolled).
  2. College Receipts of the amount paid to the College.
  3. €2,000 in Cash.
  4. Copy of your Entry Permit visa that was sent to you by the Office of Admissions.
  5. Certificate of Admission from the College.
  6. Open ticket valid for return to home country.

Students who do not meet the above requirements, will not be allowed to enter Cyprus

Useful Tips While Travelling

  • Wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes (sneakers). It is important to feel relaxed and as comfortable as possible while you are traveling.
  • Make sure to have with you a pen and a pencil in case that you will need to write something.
  • Pain killers (traveling might some times cause a light head ache) and if any prescribed medicine.
  • Write down and have with you your housing address in Cyprus (if you know it) and the College address (8 Markou Drakou, 2409 Nicosia).
  • Write down numbers of people to call in case of an Emergency (i.e. family, police number in Cyprus, College advisor, etc.).
  • Book or magazine to read on the plane.
  • Mp3 player.
  • Your address book with contact details of friends and family.
  • Keep a Journal.

Airport Pickup

For your transfer from the Larnaca International Airport, you can take a taxi or a bus. For more information and cost, please visit the following link:

Public Transportation | Hermes Airports