Nursing Identity

Nursing Identity is generally issued to Cypriot and European citizens who are residents of Cyprus who complete three (3) years of contributions to the Social Insurance Fund and have submitted a tax return for the last tax year for which they were under an obligation.

Persons who do not meet these criteria may submit a written request and a completed Application Form for evaluation by the Ministry of Health and promotion to the Minister for exceptional approval.

Beneficiaries of IDs fall into the following categories

  • People without dependents whose annual income does not exceed € 15,400.00
  • Family members whose annual income does not exceed € 30,750.00, increasing by € 1,700.00 for each dependent child
  • Unemployed looking for work through the Department of Labor of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance
  • Recipients of the Minimum Guaranteed Income
  • Persons suffering from a condition referred to in the Sixth Table, Part I (A) of the Regulation 8
  • Persons suffering from a condition referred to in the Sixth Table, Part I (B) of Regulation 8 if their family income does not exceed € 150,000

Nursing Identity (Special Category) is given to people suffering from a condition referred to in the Sixth Table, Part II of Regulation 8 if their family income does not exceed € 150,000 (Annex 2).

Application forms are available from the Ministry of Health, Citizens Service Centers, Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos District Offices, as well as from the Ministry of Health and the Department of Postal Services.

Find below the relevant documents

Αίτηση -Ταυτότητα Νοσηλείας

Issuance of Nursing ID

 

Sixth Table

Part I

 

A. Categories of patients entitled to free healthcare as beneficiaries irrespective of income:

  1. Kidney patients undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal hemodialysis
  2. Patients with Mediterranean anemia (thalassemia, Cooley anemia)
  3. Patients with congenital haemorrhagic moods (haemophilia, V. Willebrand antinogenesis, Glanzman, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, etc.)
  4. Transplanted solid organs or bone marrow
  5. Paraplegic and quadriplegic
  6. Familial Mediterranean fever

B. Categories of patients entitled to free medical treatment as beneficiaries if their family income does not exceed € 150,000:

  1. Patients with multiple sclerosis
  2. Myopathy (myasthenia gravis – Gravis, hereditary myopathies)
  3. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease
  4. Patients with sickle cell anemia
  5. Patients with myeloproliferative syndromes (idiopathic polycythaemia, myeloidosis, idiopathic thrombocytosis)
  6. Patients with myelodysplastic syndromes, aplastic anemia
  7. Patients with chronic immune deficiency
  8. Patients with congenital heart disease who either require surgical, invasive treatment or cause hemodynamic disorders, or require follow-up
  9. Patients with pituitary insufficiency (megakarya, nannism, diabetes insipidus)
  10. Cystic fibrosis patients
  11. Autistic
  12. Diabetics with insulin-dependent diabetes that occurred up to the age of forty (40) years
  13. Patients with congenital physical abnormalities

 

Part II – Services provided free of charge

(1) Cancer patients and patients with malignant blood disease:

Treatment for this disease.
Services and all medicines for the treatment of cancer and its complications.

 

(2) Patients with thrombophilia:

All medications and laboratory tests related to the disease.

 

(3) Diabetics not covered by Part I, B:

Treatment of the disease in question.

Drugs for diabetes and glucose control consumables.

 

(4) Rheumatism including patients with systemic lupus erythematosus:

Treatment for this disease.

Disease-related laboratory and radiological examinations and related medications.

 

(5) Epileptic:

Nursing for this disease.
Drugs, laboratory and paralysis examinations for epilepsy.

 

(6) Patients with Parkinson’s Disease:

Treatment for this disease.

Drugs and laboratory and paraclinical examinations for the disease.

 

(7) Hepatitis B and C Patients:

Nursing for this disease.

Drugs and laboratory and paraclinical examinations for the disease.

 

(8) Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease):

Nursing for the particular disease.

Drugs, laboratory and paraclinical examinations for the disease.

 

(9) Mental patients (in the sense of the Psychiatric Nursing Law):

Psychotropic drugs.

 

(10) Patients with progressive chronic renal failure:

Nursing for this disease.

Drugs, laboratory and paraclinical examinations for the disease, arteriovenous communication and examinations for finding a donor kidney.

 

(11) Psoriasis

Medications, laboratory and paraclinical examinations for the disease, as well as hospitalization for treatment due to the disease.

 

(12) Patients with pediatric-psychiatric / developmental disorders receiving medication (TD), attention deficit syndrome with or without hyperactivity, psychotic involvement, Tourette’s syndrome, compulsive-compulsive disorder, etc.) illness:

All medications on the condition.