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COVID-19 travel restrictions: North Macedonia

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This article was published on July 7, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter North Macedonia?

You can enter North Macedonia. Moreover, on April 17, 2022, North Macedonia abolished all of its COVID-19 entry requirements.

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Can I enter North Macedonia if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can enter North Macedonia without restriction and without presenting any Covid-related documents. However, please be aware that COVID-19 is still present in the world. Entry rules can change at short notice; be sure to check official websites.

The following vaccines are approved in North Macedonia:

  • Pfizer
  • AstraZeneca
  • Sputnik V
  • Covilo

Travel documents if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered

As of April 2022, no COVID-19 documents are required when entering North Macedonia.

Can I leave North Macedonia? 

You can leave North Macedonia. 

Can I leave North Macedonia if I am vaccinated? 

Vaccinated travelers can leave North Macedonia. Please be aware of all the COVID-19 entry requirements at your destination country.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

In addition, it is recommended that you check for the potential requirement of a negative test result at your destination. Certain countries demand pre-departure tests regardless of vaccination status. 

Can I leave North Macedonia if I am unvaccinated? 

Unvaccinated travelers can leave North Macedonia. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) or
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in North Macedonia currently

Currently, the COVID-19 situation in North Macedonia is moderate. Although only 46% of the total population has been fully vaccinated, the number of cases has stagnated.

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Is it safe to travel to North Macedonia right now?

International travel to North Macedonia is safe. Although entry restrictions have been lifted, domestic COVID-19-related measures are still in place. For example, wearing masks indoors and social distancing are mandatory.

Is Skopje open for travel?

Skopje is open to tourists now.

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to North Macedonia?

As of April 2022, visitors no longer have to go into quarantine upon arrival in North Macedonia.

How do I get a health pass to travel to North Macedonia?

Currently, there is no common health pass for foreign visitors in North Macedonia. There is little chance that you would need one since all COVID-19 restrictions on international arrivals have been lifted.

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