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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Trimikliniotis, Nicos

Published: January 2010 - Latest Update: January 2015

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Charalambidou, Nicoletta

Published: September 2013

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Charalambidou, Nicoletta

Published: January 2013

Country expert(s)

Charalambidou, Nicoletta

Trimikliniotis, Nicos

Current citizenship law

Law No. 141(I)/2002: The Civil Registry Law 2002 LANGUAGE: uk


Αρχείου Πληθυσμού Νόμος του 2002, 141(I)/2002[external link] LANGUAGE: Greece


Please note: the English translation available above does not include amendments enacted after 2012. For details of subsequent amendments please consult the Chronology of Legislation.


Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Cyprus domestic case law
International and European case law Cyprus International and European case law
Citizenship statistics N/A
Citizenship News

Disenfranchisement: Commission acts to defend voting rights of EU citizens

The growing trend of offering citizenship to foreign investors in European countries fuels controversy

Cyprus to grant citizenship to biggest bailout losers

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship