Cyprus tax residency is widely used from professionals, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, aviation professionals, athletes and artists that are constantly on the move. Cyprus tax residency gives the opportunity to any individual to benefit from Cyprus Income tax on his worldwide income. Ask our tax advisors anything you need to know and how you can benefit.
- Fast process
- No documentation fuss
- Work from anywhere in the world
- Reduce your worldwide tax
Cyprus Tax Resident and Non-Domicile rules.
About Non-Domicile status.
What is Non-Domicile status?
Non domiciled status is a tax residency status allowing any individual that physically resides in Cyprus for more than 180 days or 60 days (under the 60 days rule) to be taxed according to the Cyprus Tax regime and benefit from a number of tax advantages on his worldwide income.
Process for Tax residency.
What is the process to become a Cyprus Tax Resident?
An individual can become a Cyprus Tax resident under the 183 days or 60 days rule.
A. Cyprus Tax Resident with the 183 days rule.
An individual who spends in the territory of Cyprus for more than 183 days in a calendar year is eligible to become a tax resident.
B. Cyprus Tax Resident with the 60 days rule.
According to the more recent “60 days rule” an individual is eligible for tax residency if
- does not reside in any other country of the world for more than 183 days a year
- Is not a tax resident in any other country
- Has additional Cyprus ties such as contract of employment or is a business owner or he is a director of a Cyprus Tax resident company.
What is the documentation needed to apply for the Tax residency in Cyprus?
- Passport copy
- A bank statement - A six months old statement as a proof of sufficient funds
- Proof of source of income
- Tax department registration forms completed
- Health Insurance
- Residence rental agreement or proof of property ownership
- Residency permit for EU nationals (Yellow slip) or the equivalent for non-EU nationals (Pink slip)
How do the days count for the 183 or 60 days rule?
For both 60 or 183 days rule, the days count in and out of Cyprus territory are below.
- The day of departure from Cyprus counts as a day of residence outside Cyprus.
- The day of arrival in Cyprus counts as a day of residence.
- Same day arrival and departure from Cyprus counts as a day of residence in Cyprus.
Cyprus Tax Residency offers a variety of Tax incentives to applicants. The personal tax regime features some of the best advantages in the European Union.
Will I have a Cyprus Tax Identification Number?
Yes, a Cyprus tax resident has a Tax ID issued.