In order to operate a private kindergarten in the Republic of Cyprus, natural and legal persons need to obtain an approval from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, following a recommendation from the Supervisory Committee of Private Education.
A licence to establish a private kindergarten in Cyprus can be granted only to natural or legal persons who reside in Cyprus or citizens of another member state. An approval from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth needs to be obtained, if the person is a non-citizen of the Cyprus Republic or another member state.
In order to establish and obtain a Licence to operate a private kindergarten one must file the following applications/documents (application for establishment, application for operation, personal record of teaching staff ), which can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or you can contact directly the competent authority:
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth
Primary Education Directors´ Office
Kimonos & Thoukydides Corner
Tel. +357 22800918
Fax +357 22 800869
The applications/documents that need to be submitted to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth are: