International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Serbia.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
275.88
Increased by-84.53
at 12/5/2021
Vaccinated
47.63%
Increased by47.63%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Serbia. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
5/21/2020
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Before You Leave

Possible

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Travelers from selected countries without a valid vaccination certificate are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be issued a maximum of 48 hours before arrival in Serbia.

Travelers who are able to present a vaccination certificate recognized by the Serbian Government are not required to present COVID-19 test results. The COVID-19 vaccination certificate must be issued only by countries with which there is an agreement on the recognition of vaccination like Serbian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Turkish, UAE, Czechian, and Indian authorities, or with which there is reciprocity in the recognition of the vaccination certificate like Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Moldova, Netherlands, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and Ukraine.

Serbia accepts EU digital certificates issued by the competent authorities of states in the EU Digital COVID certificate system, regarding the trust framework for issuing, verifying, and recognizing interoperable vaccination certificates of vaccination against COVID-19, tests, and recovery certificates (EU Digital COVID Certificate).

Serbian citizens and residents must have a certificate of complete vaccination issued by the competent health institution of the Republic of Serbia, or the competent authority of the foreign state in which the traveler was vaccinated.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate recognized by the Serbian Government will be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued only by countries with which there is an agreement on the recognition of vaccination like Serbian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Turkish, UAE, Czechian, and Indian authorities, or with which there is reciprocity in the recognition of the vaccination certificate like Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Moldova, Netherlands, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and Ukraine.

Serbia accepts EU digital certificates issued by the competent authorities of states in the EU Digital COVID certificate system, regarding the trust framework for issuing, verifying, and recognizing interoperable vaccination certificates of vaccination against COVID-19, tests, and recovery certificates (EU Digital COVID Certificate).

Serbian citizens and residents must have a certificate of complete vaccination issued by the competent health institution of the Republic of Serbia, or the competent authority of the foreign state in which the traveler was vaccinated.

Travelers aged 12 to 18 years without a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test or a negative FIA Rapid Antigen test, i.e. without a vaccination certificate, or a recovery certificate are required to submit to the territorially competent public health institute in the Republic of Serbia, either COVID-19 RT-PCR test or an antigen test issued by the reference laboratory of the Republic of Serbia. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours after arrival.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate recognized by the Serbian Government will be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

COVID-19 test for business travelers on arrival

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Travel Purpose
Business
Description

All travelers arriving for business purposes will be allowed entry into Serbia, with prior notice to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, provided that they submit to the Chamber of Commerce a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test or an antigen test. The test must be taken a maximum of 24 hours from crossing the state border and issued by a reference laboratory of the Republic of Serbia.

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 24 hours After Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours After Arrival
Start Date
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Citizens and residents of Serbia, who are fully vaccinated, are not required to quarantine on arrival.

More Details

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued only by countries with which there is an agreement on the recognition of vaccination like Serbian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Turkish, UAE, Czechian, and Indian authorities, or with which there is reciprocity in the recognition of the vaccination certificate like Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Moldova, Netherlands, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and Ukraine.

Serbia accepts EU digital certificates issued by the competent authorities of states in the EU Digital COVID certificate system, regarding the trust framework for issuing, verifying, and recognizing interoperable vaccination certificates of vaccination against COVID-19, tests, and recovery certificates (EU Digital COVID Certificate).

Serbian citizens and residents must have a certificate of complete vaccination issued by the competent health institution of the Republic of Serbia, or the competent authority of the foreign state in which the traveler was vaccinated.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form for residents

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Description

Serbian citizens, as well as foreign residents in Serbia, who arrive without one of the following: proof of a COVID-19 test result, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery from COVID-19, will be required to complete an online COVID-19 self-assessment a maximum of 24 hours after crossing the border.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in some regions

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Description

Travelers must wear masks on public transportation and in indoor public spaces in some cities including Belgrade.

Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Serbia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
275.88
Increased by-84.53
at 12/5/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
13.40%
Increased by-3.10%
at 12/5/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
47.63%
Increased by47.63%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,272,681
Increased by3,272,681
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.76
Increased by0.00
at 12/1/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Throughout Serbia, public gatherings are limited to a maximum of 5 people and a distance of 1.5 meters should be maintained. Organized events can take place with a maximum of 500 people. A 'COVID pass' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery is required to access some establishments and facilities. We recommend keeping up-to-date with regional guidelines throughout your trip. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Serbia can be found towards the bottom of the page at https://www.serbia.travel... Updates to local guidelines may also be found at https://www.srbija.gov.rs...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open until midnight and a COVID pass is required to enter after 8 pm.

Bars

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open until midnight and a COVID pass is required to enter after 8 pm.

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Shops and services are open until 10 pm with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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