Εach employed person in the Republic of Cyprus, either as an employed person or as a self employed person, is compulsorily insured under the Social Insurance Scheme. Moreover, every employer has to register with the Employer’s Register of the Social Insurance Services.
Self-employed persons/ Employees
The application form for employee/self-employed registration (see "Related Documents") can be submitted either electronically, or through the PSC Cyprus or by hand/mail to a District Social Insurance Office or Citizens Service Centre.
The application form should be accompanied by any of the following certificates:
The employer is liable to pay contributions to the various Funds (Social Insurance Annual Holidays with Pay, Redundancy, Human Resource Development and Social Cohesion) for each of his employees, whose remuneration is not less than €2 per week, if the employee is paid every week or less than €7 per month, if he is a monthly paid employee. The employer is not obliged to pay contributions to the Central Holiday Fund if he obtains exemption from the obligation to pay contributions to the Central Holiday Fund.
The employer is liable to pay contributions to the previously mentioned Funds by the end of the calendar month which follows the month for which contributions are due.