Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Cyprus

What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Cyprus? Which documents do you have to take with you? Louis provides you with answers to the most important questions. No liability is accepted for errors – Louis does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information.

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Caution: left-hand driving! Asymmetrical low beam headlights must be adapted.

The driving license & co

Documents you must have with you

  • Driving licence and vehicle registration certificate
  • ID card or passport (since 26.6.12 it has also been obligatory for children travelling within the EU to have their own identity document.)
  • International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card) is recommended.

+ Recommended Products: Document Bag

The first aid kit

First-aid kit / Hi-vis vest

It is not mandatory to carry a first-aid kit or high-visibility vest. However, we recommend you always carry both.

The helmet

Mandatory helmet

It is mandatory to wear a helmet! A "suitable safety helmet" must be worn while driving. Louis recommends helmets that comply with ECE 22 standard.

+ Recommended Products: Visor and Helmet Cleaner, Proofer

The headlights


No headlight duty during the day.

+ Recommended Products: Motorcycle Lightbulbs

The speedometer

Speed limits

  • Within built-up areas: 50 km/h
  • Outside built-up areas: 65 km/h
  • Dual carriageways (expressways): 80 km/h
  • Motorways (freeways): 100 km/h

Overtaking in obscure places, must be indicated by honking the horn (not between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.!).

The motorway tolls

Road tolls


The emergency call

Emergency numbers

112 and 199

The alcohol

Legal alcohol limit

0.05% (50 mg/100 ml blood)

The information

Further information


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