Cyprus

Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Accession accepted by / Entry into force between Cyprus and Date of acceptance Entry into force
Albania 1-X-2010
Andorra 1-IX-2016
Argentina 27-IX-1996 1-XII-1996
Armenia 1-X-2010
Australia 18-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Austria 14-XII-2001 1-III-2002
Bahamas 25-V-2005 1-VIII-2005
Belarus 1-IV-2004
Belgium 21-II-2003 1-V-2003
Belize 1-IV-2004 1-VII-2004
Brazil 1-IV-2004
Bulgaria 1-VII-2005
Canada 17-X-1997 1-I-1998
Chile 27-II-1996 1-V-1996
China, People's Republic of 26-VI-2003 1-IX-2003
Colombia 1-VIII-1996
Costa Rica 1-IV-2004
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Denmark 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Dominican Republic 1-VII-2019
Ecuador 1-II-2018 1-V-2018
El Salvador 1-IV-2004
Estonia 1-VII-2005
Fiji 1-IV-2004
Finland 27-II-1997 1-V-1997
France 24-VII-1995 1-X-1995
Georgia 1-IV-2004
Germany 20-II-1995 1-V-1995
Greece 20-V-1996 1-VIII-1996
Guatemala 1-VII-2005
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Hungary 15-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Iceland 1-IV-2004
Ireland 4-X-1996 1-I-1997
Israel 24-X-1995 1-I-1996
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Kazakhstan 1-IV-2017
Korea, Republic of 1-IV-2017
Latvia 1-VII-2005
Lithuania 1-VII-2005
Luxembourg 24-I-1995 1-IV-1995
Malta 1-IV-2004
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Monaco 10-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Morocco 1-X-2010
Netherlands 13-XII-1994 1-III-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Nicaragua 1-IV-2004
Norway 21-X-1996 1-I-1997
Panama 16-III-1995 1-VI-1995
Paraguay 1-IV-2004
Peru 1-VII-2005
Poland 25-X-1996 1-I-1997
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Republic of Moldova 1-IV-2004
Romania 6-VIII-2004 1-XI-2004
Russian Federation 1-IX-2016
San Marino 1-XII-2007
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Seychelles 1-X-2010
Singapore 1-IX-2016
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Slovenia 3-VI-2004 1-IX-2004
South Africa 1-IV-2004
Spain 26-III-1997 1-VI-1997
Sri Lanka 1-VII-2005
Sweden 5-VII-1995 1-X-1995
Switzerland 10-II-1997 1-V-1997
Thailand 1-VII-2005
Trinidad and Tobago 1-IV-2004
Turkmenistan 1-IV-2004
Ukraine 1-II-2007
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 13-I-1995 1-II-1995
United States of America 19-XII-1994 1-III-1995
Uruguay 1-IV-2004
Uzbekistan 1-IV-2004
Venezuela 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Zimbabwe 1-VIII-1996

Albania

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Albania on 24 July 2010)

Andorra

(Cyprus accepted Andorra's accession on 2 June 2016)

Armenia

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Armenia on 24 July 2010)

Belarus

(Cyprus accepted Belarus' accession on 22 January 2004)

Brazil

(Cyprus accepted Brazil's accession on 22 January 2004)

Bulgaria

(Cyprus accepted Bulgaria's accession on 6 April 2005)

China, People's Republic of

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Colombia

(Cyprus accepted Colombia's accession on 22 May 1996)

Costa Rica

(Cyprus accepted Costa Rica's accession on 22 January 2004)

Dominican Republic

(Cyprus accepted the Dominican Republic's accession on 5 April 2019)

El Salvador

(Cyprus accepted El Salvador's accession on 22 January 2004)

Estonia

(Cyprus accepted Estonia's accession on 6 April 2005)

Fiji

(Cyprus accepted Fiji's accession on 22 January 2004)

Georgia

(Cyprus accepted Georgia's accession on 22 January 2004)

Guatemala

(Cyprus accepted Guatemala's accession on 6 April 2005)

Iceland

(Cyprus accepted Iceland's accession on 22 January 2004)

Kazakhstan

(Cyprus accepted Kazakhstan's accession on 23 January 2017)

Korea, Republic of

(Cyprus accepted the Republic of Korea's accession on 23 January 2017)

Latvia

(Cyprus accepted Latvia's accession on 6 April 2005)

Lithuania

(Cyprus accepted Lithuania's accession on 6 April 2005)

Malta

(Cyprus accepted Malta's accession on 22 January 2004)

Morocco

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Morocco on 24 July 2010)

Netherlands

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

Nicaragua

(Cyprus accepted Nicaragua's accession on 22 January 2004)

Paraguay

(Cyprus accepted Paraguay's accession on 22 January 2004)

Peru

(Cyprus accepted Peru's accession on 6 April 2005)

Republic of Moldova

(Cyprus accepted Moldova's accession on 22 January 2004)

Russian Federation

(Cyprus accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 2 June 2016)

San Marino

(Cyprus accepted the accession of San Marino on 17 September 2007)

Seychelles

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Seychelles on 24 July 2010)

Singapore

(Cyprus accepted Singapore's accession on 2 June 2016)

South Africa

(Cyprus accepted South Africa's accession on 22 January 2004)

Sri Lanka

(Cyprus accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 6 April 2005)

Thailand

(Cyprus accepted Thailand's accession on 6 April 2005)

Trinidad and Tobago

(Cyprus accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 22 January 2004)

Turkmenistan

(Cyprus accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 22 January 2004)

Ukraine

(Cyprus accepted Ukraine's accession on 8 November 2006)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

with the following declaration:
Notwithstanding the provisions of the said Article 38 regarding entry into force of the Convention as between the acceding State and the State that has declared its acceptance of the accession, the municipal law of the United Kingdom will be amended with effect from 1 February 1995 to give effect to the provisions of the Convention between it and Cyprus from the date when the Convention enters into force for Cyprus. I should be grateful for confirmation of the date of 1 February 1995 as the date on which the Convention will enter into force between the United Kingdom and Cyprus.
The Government of Cyprus has confirmed the date of 1 February 1995 as the date on which the Convention entered into force between Cyprus and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Uruguay

(Cyprus accepted Uruguay's accession on 22 January 2004)

Uzbekistan

(Cyprus accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 22 January 2004)

Zimbabwe

(Cyprus accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 22 May 1996)