Cyprus Probate Law: Resealing of Probates or Letters of Administration

Domain arranging indicates the way toward organizing the transfer of somebody’s property, including steady and versatile property after his/her demise. Clearly, bequest arranging may dispense with hindrances and questions over the organization of homes.

In the Republic of Cyprus, all issues identified with domain arranging are controlled by the accompanying enactments:

· Wills and Succession Law (Cap. 195).

· Administration of Estate Law (Cap.189).

· Probates (Re-Sealing) Law (Cap. 192). The fixing by Cyprus courts of probates or letters of organization allowed by courts of different wards outside the Republic of Cyprus is managed by Cap.192.

The need to reseal a give of probate or letters of organization rises when the perished individual was not an inhabitant of the Republic of Cyprus, however he/she has property in his/her name in Cyprus.


Segment 4 of Cap. 192 gives that ‘The Court will, before fixing a probate or letters of organization under this Law, be fulfilled’ that:

a) the probate obligation has been paid in regard of so much, assuming any, of the domain as is at risk to home obligation in the Republic;

b) on account of letters of organization, the security sum is adequate to cover the property, assuming any, in the Republic to which the letters of organizations allude to;

In addition, area 4 gives that the Court may require such proof, assuming any, as it supposes fit with regards to the habitation of the perished individual.

As indicated by segment 5, the Court may likewise, on the off chance that it passes judgment on vital, on the use of any loan boss, require, before fixing, that satisfactory security be given for the installment of obligations due from the bequest to lenders who live in the Republic.

Application to seal a concede of probate or letters of organization can be made to the President or a District Judge of any District Court inside the ward of which the perished individual had property at the season of his/her passing.

The application might be made by the agent or the overseer or their lawyer, properly approved to re-seal the give under the arrangements of Cap. 192.

Besides, the application must be by request and ought to be joined by:

· The probate or letters of organization, fixed with the seal of the court allowing the equivalent, or a duplicate thereof affirmed as right by or under the specialist of the court conceding the equivalent;

· A promise of the agent, the overseer or the lawyer in the endorsed structure;

· The intensity of lawyer, in the event that the application is made by a lawyer;

· A bond covering the property of the perished individual inside the Republic, given by the overseer or his/her lawyer on application to seal letters of organization.