*Entry to Serbia: All visitors to Serbia (with a limited number of exceptions set out below) are required to have with them a negative PCR test taken in the 48 hours before arrival. You will be refused entry if you do not have a negative test result. Tests cannot be taken on arrival. Serbian nationals and foreign nationals with temporary and permanent residence must either present a negative PCR test taken in the 48 hours before arrival or spend 10 days in self-isolation at home following entry to Serbia. Individuals undergoing self-isolation must report to a healthcare centre within 24 hours of entering Serbia by registering at http://www.e-zdravlje.gov.rs.
Visitors travelling from the USA may enter Serbia under the same conditions with either a negative PCR or antigen FIA Rapid Test. Persons who have travelled outside Serbia and are returning within 48 hours may present a negative PCR test issued from Serbia, provided it was issued within 48 hours prior to re-entry into Serbia.
Exemptions to these requirements include:
• Visitors travelling from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, North Macedonia and Montenegro
• Foreign nationals transiting Serbia (up to 12 hours);
• Crew of international cargo (road and river) transport (time limits apply);
Crews and cabin crews of aircraft arriving in and transiting Serbia; • Children aged 12 years and under, provided the parent/adult accompanying has complied with the entry requirements outlined above
• Members of foreign diplomatic missions, international organisations and military undertaking official travel
You should arrange to take a private test. If you need further information about entry requirements, contact the local immigration authorities or the nearest Serbian Embassy or Consulate. You should also check with your airline or travel company for the latest information. Serbian borders remain open for entry and exit, subject to any entry requirements currently in place in neighbouring countries. Internal Restrictions:
*Public spaces and services: There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity. It is mandatory to maintain physical distance of at least 1.5m in all public spaces. Protective face masks are mandatory in all public spaces indoors, and, outdoors when the area is crowded. Failure to wear a mask when required will incur a fine. Self-isolation, when required, will be enforced.
Indoor and outdoor gatherings are limited to 5 people. Work organisations, schools and similar facilities are excluded from this but must limit numbers of people within the total square footage of the facility to 1 per 4sqm. Gyms, fitness clubs and spas must limit numbers to 16sqm per person. All other facilities that remain open must provide 8sqm per person.
Restaurants, cafes and bars are allowed to serve customers in their outdoor spaces, and indoors at reduced capacity, until 10pm.
All other facilities including shopping malls, theatres, cinemas, galleries and libraries may also open until 10pm.
Additional rules and penalties vary in different towns and cities, and rules can change rapidly. You should follow the latest local guidance and check news outlets regularly for up to date information.
Further restrictions may be introduced, both nationwide and locally, including at short notice. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence.