Important announcement on the certification of foreign public documents
The Civil Registry and Migration Department announces that, based on the directions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the procedure for certifying foreign issued documents (except for Apostille stamp) is as follows:
Any document submitted at the Civil Registry and Migration Department, must necessarily, in addition to other certifications (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of issue and competent Consular Authority), also be certified by the Certification Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus.
It is emphasized that the date of implementation of the above is set to be October 2, 2017. After this date, documents not certified by the Certification Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus will not be accepted.
Source : http://www.moi.gov.cy/moi/crmd/crmd.nsf/All/5BC2C45F8C62CDBDC2258187001EB429?OpenDocument