In order for legal persons to provide real estate services in the Republic of Cyprus, they need to register at the Register of Real Estates Agents and obtain a licence from the Council of the Real Estate Agents.
The term “Real Estate Agent” refers to a natural or legal person whose occupation is to act as an intermediary for a land transaction for a fee. In parallel, Real Estate transaction refers to every transaction for the conclusion of an agreement for the sale, purchase, exchange or leasing of immovable property for a period exceeding one month, including assigning the property with valuable consideration or through the transfer of company shares.
Following the registration and obtainment of the annual licence and real estate agents identity card (for natural persons) of the director or the directors of the legal entity, the application for the registration of a legal entity in the Real Estate Agents Register is to be submitted either electronically through the competent authority's website or by hand/post to the competent authority:
Council of Real Estate Agents
Corner of Armenias & Lykourgou 1,
2001 Strovolos, Nicosia
PO Box: 28954, 2084 Nicosia
Tel. +357 22666377
Fax. +357 22518490
The application for the registration of a legal entity in the Real Estate Agents Register should be accompanied by the following: