Obtain Cyprus Tax ID

Every physical person who settles in the republic has to obtain a Cyprus Tax Identification Number.

The acquisition of Cyprus Tax Identification Number is a simple process and usually takes 1-2 days to completion.

Individual (physical person) who works within the republic has the obligation to be registered to the Tax Department provided that his yearly gross income exceeds the €19,500.

Individuals that stay in the republic for a period equal or more than 183 days within a tax year and can present income arising from abroad can also acquire Cyprus Tax Identification Number.
Thus they will be taxed on their income arising from any place in the world.

Companies (legal entities) based in Cyprus republic (the management and control of which takes place in Cyprus) are obligated to be registered and obtain a Cyprus Tax ID number.

Documentation Required for acquiring Cyprus Tax ID number.

  • Completed application and submitted to the Tax department
  • Personal ID or Passport
  • A recent utility bill or a  valid rental agreement
  • Registration Certificate for EU nationals  (Residence Permit - Yellow Slip)

Procedure of obtaining the Registration Certificate for EU Nationals (Yellow Slip)

It can be achieved via employment (freelance also) in Cyprus or by proofing sufficient income from abroad.

Documentation according to each case
Via employment
  • Permanent living address in Cyprus
  • Copy of ID or Passport
  • Employment agreement
  • Proof of Cyprus social insurance number, and proof of employment within the republic 
Via sufficient income from abroad
  • Permanent living address in Cyprus
  • Copy of ID or Passport
  • Bank account statement from a local or foreign bank institution showing a balance of at least 3000 Euro for the last 3 months
  • Employment agreement for income arising out of the republic, employment confirmation letter and the last pay slip
  • Receipt of health insurance within the republic (will be done in Cyprus)

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