One of the most important things when going abroad is to make sure that you are covered in case of accidents or illness. Our health guide provides information on health insurance, hospitals, doctors and pharmacies.
Health care in Cyprus
The World Health Organization ranks Cyprus as one of the healthiest countries in the Mediterranean.
Visits, fees & opening hours
There are many private doctors in Cyprus, and clinics are usually open from 9am to 1pm and from 4 to 7pm, Mondays to Fridays.
Social security in Cyprus
If you’re planning to work in Cyprus, you will be covered by Cyprus social insurance.
Private health care in Cyprus
If you aren’t covered by the Cyprus social security system, you must take out private health insurance.
If you are coming for a short period
Short-stay visitors to Cyprus (i.e. those spending less than 90 days on the island) should have travel insurance.