New Decree provisions and SafePass conditions


In order to comply with the new provisions of the Decrees issued by the Government, on 26/11/2021 (487/2021) and 3/12/2021 (497/2021),

the Nicosia Squash Association would like to inform you that for entering the premises at Tasos Papadopoulos-Eleftheria i.e. using the courts, will only be allowed to those who meet the following criteria:

As the new Decrees clearly states, as of 15 December 2021, only persons who have received at least one dose of the vaccine, subject to a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test, will be able to enter (I) closed and outdoor stadiums. Professional athletes, sports workers, and people aged between 12 and 18 who train or compete in sports grounds are excluded.

Additionally, as of 18 December, the SafePass is abolished for individuals who will not have received a booster dose of the vaccine after a period of seven (7) months following the completion of their initial vaccination scheme. However, in cases where seven (7) months after receiving the 2nd dose have passed, the individuals will be able to enter the above areas ONLY by presenting a negative PCR or rapid antigen test, in digital form.

In cases of individuals who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, the exemption applies only after approval by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Cyprus Medical Association.

Individuals who have been infected with COVID-19 will be excluded, provided that six (6) months have not passed and they hold a certificate of recovery.

The SafePass conditions by age are as follows:

  • Individuals aged 0-5 years are not subject to any restrictions.
  • Individuals aged 6-11 years are required to carry a negative laboratory test on a weekly basis (excluding individuals aged 6 years in pre-primary education).

The SafePass conditions by age with at least one dose of the vaccine, or a COVID-19 recovery certificate lasting up to 6 months:

  • Individuals aged 12-17 years require a negative laboratory test of 72 hours (PCR or rapid antigen test).
  • Individuals aged 18 or over require a negative laboratory test of 72 hours in the case of a PCR test and 48 hours in the case of a rapid antigen test).

Members and friends of the sport are expected to comply with the above regulations.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.


the NSA Committee