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This page contains information on the bodies responsible for Structural Funds programmes and on the first level control in Cyprus. You may also speak directly with the Interreg Europe representatives in Cyprus.



Directorate General Growth, Ministry of Finance

29 Vyronos Avenue Nicosia
1096 Cyprus



This section provides information about the control system and national guidance set up in Cyprus for the 2021-2027 programming period. 

The costs associated with this control are indicated so that they can be planned for in your project's budget. 

List of managing authorities

In the file below you can find details about the managing authorities and intermediate bodies in each Partner State of Interreg Europe. For Cyprus, open sheet CY in the file.

Control system

Please see the table below for a summary of each country's control systems for the 2021-2027 period.


This section provides information on the system set up for first level control in Cyprus for the 2014-2020 programming period.

The costs associated with this control are indicated so that they can be planned for in project budgets.

The system

Cyprus uses a decentralised control system.

This body is responsible for approving the controller proposed by the project partner after checking that the controller is sufficiently independent from project activities and finances and qualified to carry out the control of an Interreg Europe project.

More information on national procedures is available below.

The approbation body

Address Contact

Verifications and Certification Directorate of the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus
Corner Michael Karaoli & Grigori Afxentiou
1441, Nicosia, Cyprus


Christina Lacovou
Phone: +357 22602434

The costs

The costs resulting from the control can be reported as eligible costs in compliance with the relevant EU regulations and programme rules.

On-the-spot checks

The first level controllers will carry out on-the-spot-checks for each project partner at least once during the project lifetime.

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