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Expats 60-plus to register TRNC residency

Expats aged 60-plus who are not required to register their TRNC residency under a “gentlemen’s agreement” will soon have to do so following an order from Interior Minister Ayşegül Baybars, it emerged last week.

Expats 60-plus to register TRNC residency

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By Kerem Hasan

The unofficial concession was introduced in 2010 as part of government efforts to make it easier for foreign nationals to live in the TRNC so long as they owned or rented property.

British Residents Society (BRS) officials attempted to turn the agreement into a legal one, providing more rights.

However, Immigration head Emre Hacı, who met Pete Wilkins and Mike Diplock of the BRS to discuss the issue, told Cyprus Today: “Our minister has asked us to get all residents, including expats, registered. It is our intention to make this process similar to the automated, online system currently used for students.

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