COVID-19 travel restrictions: Serbia

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This article has been written on the May 23, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend you check the latest travel requirements before you book a trip since covid regulations are constantly updating.

Can I enter Serbia?

You can enter Serbia as of April 2022. Nevertheless, some COVID-19 requirements are in place for all arrivals.

Woman on the swing with panoramic view on Meanders at rocky river Uvac, southwest Serbia — ShutterstockThe river Uvac valley — Shutterstock

Can I enter Serbia if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Serbia if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if it has been at least 14 days since you completed your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, four vaccines are approved in Serbia:

  • Pfizer
  • Oxford / AstraZeneca
  • Covilo
  • Sputnik V

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

  • A document confirming your vaccination status 
  • The result of a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before arrival (applicable only for travelers not arriving from the countries listed below)

Please note that Serbia accepts only vaccination certificates issued by the following countries:

  • EU countries
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Cuba
  • Egypt
  • Georgia
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • San Marino
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

If you are not traveling from any country mentioned above, you need to present a negative COVID-19 test result.

Can I enter Serbia if I am unvaccinated?

You can enter Serbia if you are unvaccinated. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

If you are unvaccinated, you have to present one of the following documents:

  • A document of recovery from COVID-19 that is less than 180 days old (applicable only when traveling from the countries listed below)
  • The result of a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before arrival

Please note that proof of recovery is valid only if issued in one of the following:

  • EU countries
  • Andorra
  • Iceland
  • Cabo Verde
  • Liechtenstein
  • San Marino
  • The United States of America,
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Switzerland

If you have recovered from COVID-19 but are not traveling from any country mentioned above, you need to present a negative COVID-19 test result.

Who is exempt from COVID-19 restrictions?

Please note that certain travelers are exempt from COVID-19 restrictions when entering Serbia. These are citizens of:

  • Albania 
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 
  • Bulgaria 
  • Hungary 
  • North Macedonia 
  • Montenegro 
  • Ukraine 

The following categories of travelers are also exempt:

  • Travelers in transit through the Republic of Serbia
  • Minors up to 12 years of age
  • Those who are traveling for business purposes

Can I leave Serbia?

There are no COVID-19-related restrictions for leaving Serbia. Please ensure that you’ve checked the COVID-related requirements of your destination country in advance of traveling.

Can I leave Serbia if I am vaccinated?

There are no restrictions on vaccinated travelers leaving Serbia.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

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

Can I leave Serbia if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can leave Serbia.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • 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 Serbia currently

As of April 2022, international travel to Serbia is much safer compared to the situation in previous months. However, please be aware that a number of COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.

Central street of Novi Sad, Serbia — ShutterstockNovi Sad — Shutterstock

FAQs

Is it safe to travel to Serbia right now?

Your visit to Serbia will be safe providing you follow basic regulations:

  • Wearing masks indoors (a mandatory measure)
  • Maintaining social distance

Is Belgrade open for travel?

Presently, Belgrade is open for travelers. Please follow all the COVID-19 regulations, which are the same as in the rest of the country.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Serbia?

At present, travelers that have fulfilled the requirements mentioned above regarding vaccination certificates, tests and proof of recovery are exempt from quarantine. Travelers that fail to fulfill the requirements are obliged to self-isolate for ten days.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Serbia?

If you are traveling from the EU, downloading your EU Digital COVID Certificate (or using an equivalent app from countries with which Serbia has a reciprocal agreement) would be of great convenience. Travelers from outside the EU should carry their paper documents.

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