Information for obtaining visas for the Republic of Cyprus
Tuesday, February 21 2017
Working holiday agreement with Australia
The signature of Bilateral Agreements as regards employment does not constitute part of the main policy of the Cyprus Government. In fact, there is a special system functioning in Cyprus, which makes possible the employment of labour from all the countries of the world without any restriction. This system safeguards the protection of foreigner's working in Cyprus, and guarantees conditions of equal treatment according to Cyprus international obligations.
On the 25th June 2002, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed, between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus relating to working holiday visas. This Memorandum provides that from 1st July 2002 the Parties will issue multiple entry visas for working holidays for a period not exceeding nine (9) months within a year, to persons who satisfy each of the following requirements:
Australian citizens who are already in Cyprus holding a working holiday visa, may, if they so wish, apply to the nearest District Labour Office (DLO) for assistance in finding employment.
When visiting the DLOs, Australian citizens must have with them the following: