1.5. What is the average processing time? 

The average processing time for short-stay individual applications of Chinese nationals traveling to Cyprus is 3-5 working days from time of submission to the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, excluding weekends and public holidays, provided that your visa application is correct and complete. 

In the following cases, the processing time can be longer: 
- If the Embassy needs to investigate an application further or decides to conduct a personal interview with the applicant;