Following the decision of the Council of Ministers, dated July 2, it is reminded that from August 1, in the mobile rapid test units that will operate through the program of the Ministry of Health can be served only the following categories of citizens:
Minors up to 17 years old. It is understood that children aged 12-17, who do not have the consent of their parents / legal guardians for vaccination, can perform a free rapid test through the program of the Ministry of Health.
Individuals aged 18 and over who cannot be vaccinated with a medical certificate, after their application has been examined by the ad-hoc committee of the Pancyprian Medical Association and the Ministry of Health and approved, which must be be presented to the sampling unit. The procedure is available at the link: https://bit.ly/3idssO8.
Pregnant women, who for medical reasons can not be vaccinated, with the necessary presentation of a medical certificate from their gynecologists. It is clarified that from the 1st to the 7th of August, pregnant women will be able to present to the sampling units a medical certificate from their Gynecologist confirming that the vaccination is not recommended. From 8 August onwards, the procedure must be followed to secure the relevant approval from the Pancyprian Medical Association and the Ministry of Health.
Individuals who have been vaccinated with the first dose of the vaccine, for the period of three weeks they must be tested as a prerequisite for the SafePass version. The Vaccination Card must be presented for verification purposes.
Individuals who have completed their vaccination regimen but wish to be tested for their health monitoring purposes or for other reasons. It is understood that the Vaccination Card must be submitted.
Individuals who hold a COVID-19 Certificate of Recovery within the last 180 days but wish to be tested for health monitoring or other reasons. It is understood that the certificate of recovery must be presented.
It is also noted that all citizens must provide proof of identity (eg ID, Driving License, Passport, etc.), for identification purposes.
Citizens who do not belong to the above population groups, for the purpose of securing SafePass, may perform, at their own expense, a rapid antigen detection test in private clinical laboratories or pharmacies. It is pointed out that according to the Decree, no. 32, dated July 30, 2021, from August 1, the maximum charge price for the rapid antigen test is set at 10 euros.
Points for free Rapid test on Saturday 31 July (Catalog)
This is the certificate form for free Rapid test – For those who can not be vaccinated