In order to display advertisements on any advertising board, erected by the Municipal/Community Council or under its initiative, in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain a licence for the display of advertisements by the local Municipal or Community Council, within the boundaries of which the activity will take place.
There are no specific eligibility criteria. In case that the pursuit of the specific activity relates to the compliance with requirements provisioned by different legislation of the Republic of Cyprus, the local Municipal or Community Council assesses the fulfillment of those requirements.
The application (Municipality and Community) for the Display of Advertisement can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the local Municipal Council or Community Council, depending on the location where the activity will take place. The application form may vary according to the local Community Council.
The application form (in two copies) should be accompanied by two copies of drawings of the advertising board on which the dimensions, type and design of the advertisement are indicated.
The applicant is informed regarding the authorization decision within four months from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted. Upon approval, the applicant needs to pay the licence fee, as determined by the Municipal or Community Council, according to the type, period, and size of the advertisement. The payment method is also determined by the local Municipal/Community Council.
Indicatively, the fees for the display of an advertisement, on a municipal advertising board are as follows: