Serbia (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Individuals fully vaccinated in Serbia do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test, nor quarantine, upon return to Serbia.
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results required for some countries.
Quarantine Required: No
Quarantine Details: Not Required

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 12.10.2021
1. Passengers must have:
– a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The certificate must be issued in Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine or United Arab Emirates. Details can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia/covid-19-entry-requirements ; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey or USA. Passengers must have tested positive at least 14 days and at most 6 months before arrival.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Serbia;
– nationals of Slovenia;
– nationals of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro and North Macedonia (Rep.) if arriving from their country of nationality;
– passengers arriving from USA;
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers between 12 years and 18 years. They must take an antigen or RT-PCR test within 48 hours after arrival;
– passengers traveling on business with an email confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce;
– passengers in transit for less than 12 hours;
– students who are nationals of Croatia studying in Serbia;
– military personnel traveling on duty.
2. Passengers arriving from the USA must have:
– a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The certificate must be issued in Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine or United Arab Emirates. Details can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia/covid-19-entry-requirements ; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey or USA. Passengers must have tested positive at least 14 days and at most 6 months before arrival.
-This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Serbia;
– nationals of Slovenia;
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers between 12 years and 18 years. They must take an antigen or RT-PCR test within 48 hours after arrival;
– passengers traveling on business with an email confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce;
– passengers in transit for less than 12 hours;
– students who are nationals of Croatia studying in Serbia;
– military personnel traveling on duty.
3. Nationals and residents of Serbia are subject to home quarantine for 10 days.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that they received the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), or
– showing that they were fully vaccinated.
– passengers with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival;
– passengers arriving from the USA with a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test issued at most 48 hours before arrival;
– passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey or USA. The passenger must have tested positive at least 14 days and at most 6 months before arrival;
– passengers arriving from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, India, Kosovo (Rep.), Montenegro or North Macedonia (Rep.);
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers between 12 years and 18 years. They must take an antigen or RT-PCR test within 48 hours after arrival;
– passengers traveling on business with an email confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce;
– airline crew.
4. Nationals of Slovenia must have:
– a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The certificate must be issued in Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine or United Arab Emirates. Details can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia/covid-19-entry-requirements ; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey or USA. Passengers must have tested positive at least 14 days and at most 6 months before arrival.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers arriving from USA;
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers between 12 years and 18 years. They must take an antigen or RT-PCR test within 48 hours after arrival;
– passengers traveling on business with an email confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce;
– passengers in transit for less than 12 hours;
– airline crew;
– military personnel traveling on duty.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Serbia’s borders are now open for all travelers, with additional measures for some arrivals.

Those coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, and North Macedonia (who are also citizens) are exempt from the entry restrictions.

Full details here https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia/covid-19-entry-requirements
 

Lockdown Details

Following the recommendation of the Government of Serbia, the following additional measures are in effect:

Cafes, bars, and restaurants may now operate outdoor facilities with no closing time. Indoor facilities may operate until 1:00 a.m. Music is now allowed.

All retail stores may remain open 24 hours, seven days a week.

All operating facilities must provide a minimum of 9 m2 per person. Exceptions are fitness centers, spa centers, gyms, and similar facilities which must provide 16 m2 per person. This number includes the staff at these businesses.

Up to 500 people are allowed to meet indoors or outdoors.

Sports events may have spectators of up to 50% capacity in outdoor stadiums or 30% capacity in indoor arenas.

Graduation celebrations are allowed.

Events expecting over 500 people must get permission from the Crisis Response Team.

Recreational classes and excursions may take place with consent from the Ministry of Education an competent institutions
 

Sources

https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia
Data Source: covidcontrols.co