Overstayed students visa in Cyprus
Hello, I am a Nigerian citizen who came to Cyprus on a student visa. I overstayed my visa for the following reason. My international passport was about to expire and Nigeria does not have an embassy in Cyprus. I contacted my school as I had one more semester remaining to complete my bachelor ( 4yrs program ). Luckily for me ( or unluckily as it turned out ), the Nigerian immigration were coming to to Cyprus for passport renewal which they usually do from time to time so I waited and applied to get it renewed. However, it is now over a year and they still have no news about my passport. my student visa has since expired and I just completed my bachelor 2 months ago. My fear is that I would face difficulties of some sorts at the airport as I am tired of being here doing nothing . I do not have a valid passport and could not apply for visa renewal since the passport expired . I have tried to contact the Nigeria immigration but with no success ( The Nigerian immigration is the most incompetent and corrupt institution I have ever seen in my life, they do not care about the plight of it's citizens ). Apparently I would have to wait forever for the passport to arrive. I am more or less an illegal immigrant here with no valid passport to even travel back home. Please advise on what to do.