Refugee duties

In addition to claiming your rights as a refugee, or beneficiary of subsidiary protection, you also have several duties to abide by according to the Law of the Republic of Cyprus:

  • A refugee must abide by the Constitution, the Laws and Regulations of the Republic.
  • No refugee may engage in activities which may endanger the security of the Republic, or disrupt public order or harm public interest.
  • A refugee shall not engage in activities which are contrary to the principles of the United Nations and international law.


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