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Welcome to our website
Our High Commission in Nicosia offers a range of services to Australians, Cypriots and others. These include passport and consular services, and legalisation of documents, and we can also help you if you would like to invest in Australia or do business with Australian companies.
Australia has a strong relationship with Cyprus. This relationship, which dates back to the 1950s, is based on very strong people-to-people links. The Cypriot community in Australia has contributed greatly to Australia's economic prosperity and the diversity of its culture, and the large Australian community resident in Cyprus likewise makes its contribution to the island's development. We now have formal social security and working holiday agreements between Australia and Cyprus and we are continuing to develop other means of co-operation.
Australia has supported active efforts for reconciliation and reunification in Cyprus since 1964 through continuing deployment of civilian police peacekeepers, and Australia and Cyprus share common interests in the United Nations. Both are also active members of the Commonwealth.
I hope you find this website useful - we welcome your suggestions for improvement. We also welcome visitors to our High Commission office in Nicosia.
31 January 2013
NEW AND NEWS!
An election for six new Senators for Western Australia will be held on Saturday 5 April 2014. You can check if you are enrolled to vote in Western Australia, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AWST Friday 7 March 2014. In person voting will not be available at the Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus for this election. You can apply online for a postal vote to be sent to you from Australia at www.aec.gov.au/overseas. For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/wa-senate or contact the AEC via email (email@example.com) or telephone (+61 2 6273 8606).
The Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus is establishing a local alumni association of graduates of Australian higher education institutions. If you have ever studied in Australia, please contact us on +357 2275 3001 (extension 126 or 128), via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook: www.fb.com/AustraliaInCyprus to register your details so that we can help you network with other alumni and keep you informed of social activities that will be organised.
The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust was established at the 2011 CHOGM in Perth to celebrate The Queen’s sixty year contribution to the Commonwealth. A website for the Trust’s Australian donors is now operational (www.jubileetrust.org.au). Australian tax-deductible donations to the Trust can be made directly through that website. Donations will be matched by the UK Government and donors’ details will be stored in perpetuity at Windsor Castle.
As of 1 June 2013, the Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, no longer has any visa or citizenship functions. For information on visa lodgement and processing arrangements, please see Visa lodgement and processing arrangements for clients from Cyprus.
From 1 September 2012, the duty-free concession for taking tobacco into Australia has reduced from 250 cigarettes or 250 grams of tobacco, to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of tobacco. See the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service web site for further information.
Are you an Australian citizen living in, or visiting, Cyprus? Please make sure you register with us at www.smartraveller.gov.au!