The following table gives the amount or rate of duty payable on certain documents. Transactions which fall within the scope of reorganizations are exempt from stamp duty. Also, documents relating to assets situated outside Cyprus or business affairs that take place outside Cyprus are exempt from stamp duty


Nature of documents

Receipts (if not exempt) - for sums of over €4 7 cents
Cheques 5 cents
Letters of credit €2
Letters of guarantee €4
Bills of exchange (payable within three days, on demand or at sight) €1
Contracts with a fixed amount
  • the first €5.000
  • between €5.001 - to €170.000
  • above €170.000


Contracts without fixed sum €35
Customs declaration documents
(depending on document type)
€18 - €35
Bills of lading €4
Charterparty €18
Powers of attorney
  • general
  • limited


Certified copies of contracts and documents €2


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2 Christ. Sozos Str. Eiffel Tower, 1096 Nicosia, Cyprus
P.O.Box 21855, 1514 Nicosia, Cyprus

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