Cyprus issues recognized refugees a “temporary residence permit” which is renewed every three years. They wonder to what extent refugees with this permit and a refugee travel document may travel within the Union and ask the following questions:
17 countries responded to the query, and there is some variance in responses. Most respond that such a person would be entitled to stay for up to 90 days, but would require a long term residence permit in, or would have to apply through ordinary procedures for third-country nationals, in order to work; i.e. a residence permit as a refugee does not entitle holders to exercise free movement in the Union. Hungary, however, gives refugees the same rights as citizens, including free movement.