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  • Passengers arriving from the following countries who are not holding a medical certificate with a coronavirus (Covid-19) PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to arrival must quarantine for 7 days on arrival: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom and the Vatican.
  • This does not apply to transit passengers and passengers who will depart from Kosovo, provided they sign a statement confirming that they will leave Kosovo within 3 hours.
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Flight Restrictions

published 07.07.2020
1. Passengers are subject to medical screening.

Quarantine

Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to PCR.

As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.

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  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: *Entry to Kosovo:
    The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Kosovo currently has a tiered system of restrictive measures to control the spread of the virus. The full detail of the decision are on the government website. The level of restrictions varies by municipality, split into three categories of risk. The red zone includes high risk municipalities or municipalities with over 151 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week. There are 18 municipalities in this area:
    Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Obiliq/Obilic, Gjakova, Stimlje/Shtime, Podujeva/Podujevo, Peja/Pec, Ferizaj/Urosevac, South Mitrovica, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, Lipjan, Vitia/Vitina, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, North Mitrovica and Kamenica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week. There are 14 municipalities in this area: Prizren, Klina, Deçan, Drenas, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Novo Brdo, Gracanica, Ranillug, Partesh, Kacanik, Kllokot, Rahovec/Orahovac and Skenderaj/Srbica.
    The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week. This area includes 6 municipalities: Mamusha, Dragash, Strpce/Shtërpca, Junik, Istog and Hani i Elezit/Elez Han.
    A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 7pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency. During these hours entry and exit from these municipalities is prohibited. Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.
    *Public spaces and services: Persons over the age of 65 are only allowed to leave their place of residence between 6am and 10am and between 4pm and 7pm. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. All public gatgerings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares, parks and other public spaces are prohibited. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open during the day, but face restrictions in the evening, described below. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    *High Risk Municipalities (Red): A curfew is in place between 7pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency and all businesses are closed.
    *Medium Risk Municipalities (Yellow): Places that sell food are prohibited from operating between 6pm and 5am, except for takeaways.
    *Low Risk Municipalities (Green) Places that sell food are prohibited from operating between 8pm and 5am, except for takeaways.

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    23.11.2020
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: *Entry to Kosovo:
    The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: The government has announced a new tiered system of restrictive measures to control the spread of the virus, from 13 November. The full detail of the decision can be found on the government website. The level of restrictions varies by municipality. A map of the municipalities risk levels can be found on the Prime Minister’s Facebook page. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 7pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency. During these hours entry and exit from these municipalities is prohibited. Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.
    *Public spaces and services: The government has announced strict temporary measures to control the spread of the virus. Businesses, shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and recreation centres will all be closed from 8pm on 6 November until 5am on 9 November. There are exceptions for food shops, health institutions and pharmacies. Persons over the age of 65 are only allowed to leave their place of residence between 6am and 10am and between 4pm and 7pm. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled.
    All public gatgerings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares, parks and other public spaces are prohibited.

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    13.11.2020
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: *Entry to Kosovo:
    The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: The government has announced temporary measures to control the spread of the virus. Entry and exit from the following municipalities will be prohibited from 8pm on 6 November until 5am on 9 November: Pristina, Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Obiliq/Obilic, Gjakovë/Djakovica, Podujevë/Podujevo and Shtime/Stimlje. Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.
    *Public spaces and services: The government has announced strict temporary measures to control the spread of the virus. Businesses, shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and recreation centres will all be closed from 8pm on 6 November until 5am on 9 November. There are exceptions for food shops, health institutions and pharmacies. Persons over the age of 65 are only allowed to leave their place of residence between 6am and 10am and between 4pm and 7pm. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled.
    All public gatgerings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares, parks and other public spaces are prohibited.

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    06.11.2020
  • Kosovo International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: *Entry to Kosovo:
    The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.
    *Public spaces and services: Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. Places that sell food, except take away services, are prohibited from operating between 9pm and 5am. Workplaces and businesses, including cultural, health and recreation facilities, still face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity. Persons over the age of 65 are only allowed to leave their place of residence between 6am and 10am and between 4pm and 7pm. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. All public gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares, parks and other public spaces are prohibited.

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    02.11.2020
  • Kosovo International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: *Entry to Kosovo:
    The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    As of 6 October, travelling to Kosovo needs a negative RT-PCR test before arrival. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    A negative RT-PCR test is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of Covid-19 cases, marked as red or orange (more than 60 cases per 100,000) on the official ECDC map.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo.
    Following a rise in cases, some local measures to slow the spread of the virus have been re-introduced. An overnight curfew prohibiting the movement of people outside their place of residence between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am is in place in the municipalities of Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Gjilan, Fushe Kosove and Sterpce. In those municipalities, individuals over 65 years of age, or with chronic illnesses are only permitted to leave their place of residence between the hours of 5 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9pm. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. However, workplaces and businesses still face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity. Sports, cultural and recreational facilities throughout Kosovo are closed, and religious ceremonies have been suspended. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares and parks are prohibited.

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    26.10.2020
  • Kosovo International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side.
    Kosovo/Serbia Border: The authorities in Serbia don’t consider the designated crossing points from Kosovo to be official ‘international’ border crossing points. Foreign nationals have been denied entry to Serbia if they have Republic of Kosovo stamps in their passports and the Serbian authorities may not allow you to travel into Serbia if you hold these stamps. You cannot travel directly from Kosovo into Serbia if you don’t have a valid entry stamp from either Belgrade airport or one of the Serbia’s border crossings with Montenegro, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria or North Macedonia; you will be refused entry without an existing valid Serbian entry stamp. You should take a route which transits a third country. For more information please visit the website of the Serbian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: All foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries where the overall risk of Covid-19 is assessed as “high”, according to the official ECDC list, must provide a negative RT-PCR test, no more than 72 hours old, to enter Kosovo. The official ECDC list is updated every two weeks. If you are unable to provide proof of a negative test from within the last 72 hours, you will be required to self-isolate for 7 days.
    You should consult the latest ECDC list before travelling.
    As of 30 July, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro entering Kosovo must present a negative RT-PCR test, less than 72 hours old at the border.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo.
    Following a rise in cases, some local measures to slow the spread of the virus have been re-introduced. An overnight curfew prohibiting the movement of people outside their place of residence between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am is in place in the municipalities of Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Gjilan, Fushe Kosove and Sterpce. In those municipalities, individuals over 65 years of age, or with chronic illnesses are only permitted to leave their place of residence between the hours of 5 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9pm. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. However, workplaces and businesses still face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity. Sports, cultural and recreational facilities throughout Kosovo are closed, and religious ceremonies have been suspended. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares and parks are prohibited.

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    14.10.2020
  • Kosovo International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Kosovo: The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Certain land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. These are: ‱ All crossings into Albania;

    06.10.2020
  • Kosovo International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Kosovo remain very limited. The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Certain land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. These are: All crossings into Albania; The Kulla crossing into Montenegro; The Hani I Elezit crossing into North Macedonia; The Merdarë/Merdare, Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja, and Jarinjë/Jarinje crossing points into Serbia. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    All foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries where the overall risk of Covid-19 is assessed as “high”, according to the official ECDC list, must provide a negative RT-PCR test, no more than 72 hours old, to enter Kosovo. The official ECDC list is updated every two weeks. You should consult the latest ECDC list before travelling.
    As of 30 July, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro entering Kosovo must present a negative RT-PCR test, less than 72 hours old at the border.
    There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo.

    Following a rise in cases, some local measures to slow the spread of the virus have been re-introduced. An overnight curfew prohibiting the movement of people outside their place of residence between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am is in place in the municipalities of Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Gjilan, Fushe Kosove and Sterpce. In those municipalities, individuals over 65 years of age, or with chronic illnesses are only permitted to leave their place of residence between the hours of 5 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9pm. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. However, workplaces and businesses still face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity. Sports, cultural and recreational facilities throughout Kosovo are closed, and religious ceremonies have been suspended. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares and parks are prohibited.

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    29.09.2020
  • Kosovo The government has announced the airport will reopen on 28 June. (UK Gov, 24.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Kosovo remain very limited..The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Certain land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. These are: All crossings into Albania; The Kulla crossing into Montenegro; The Hani I Elezit crossing into North Macedonia; The Merdarë/Merdare, Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja, and Jarinjë/Jarinje crossing points into Serbia. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    Travellers entering Kosovo are recommended to have a negative RT-PCR test, no older than four days, although this is not obligatory. As of 30 July, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro entering Kosovo must present a negative RT-PCR test, less than 72 hours old at the border. There are medical staff at border crossings and the airport and you may be subject to a health check, particularly if you are displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but you should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo.

    Following a rise in cases, some local measures to slow the spread of the virus have been re-introduced. An overnight curfew prohibiting the movement of people outside their place of residence between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am is in place in the municipalities of Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Gjilan, Fushe Kosove and Sterpce. In those municipalities, individuals over 65 years of age, or with chronic illnesses are only permitted to leave their place of residence between the hours of 5 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9pm. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. However, workplaces and businesses still face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity. Sports, cultural and recreational facilities throughout Kosovo are closed, and religious ceremonies have been suspended. Several events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. Gatherings of more than 5 people in public squares and parks are prohibited.

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    29.07.2020
  • Kosovo The government has announced the airport will reopen on 28 June. (UK Gov, 24.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Kosovo remain very limited. Check with your travel company for the latest information.The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Certain land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. These are: All crossings into Albania; The Kulla crossing into Montenegro; The Hani I Elezit crossing into North Macedonia; The Merdarë/Merdare, Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja, and Jarinjë/Jarinje crossing points into Serbia. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate in Kosovo.

    Following a rise in cases, some local measures to slow the spread of the virus have been re-introduced. An overnight curfew prohibiting the movement of people outside their place of residence between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am is in place in the municipalities of Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Gjilan, Fushe Kosove and Sterpce. In those municipalities, individuals over 65 years of age, or with chronic illnesses are only permitted to leave their place of residence between the hours of 5 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9pm.

    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.

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    15.07.2020
  • Kosovo The government has announced the airport will reopen on 28 June. (UK Gov, 24.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.).
    – This does not apply to nationals of Kosovo (Rep.),
    – This does not apply to diplomats accredited to Kosovo (Rep.).
    – This does not apply to representatives of the NATO-Kosovo Force (KFOR) and the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX).
    2. Passengers allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.) are subject to mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

    Certain land border crossings have re-opened on the Kosovo side.These are: All crossings into Albania; The Kulla crossing into Montenegro; The Merdarë/Merdare, Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja, and Jarinjë/Jarinje crossing points into Serbia. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. The government also announced the opening of the Hani i Elezit crossing into North Macedonia, however this crossing remains closed due to restrictions in North Macedonia. There are medical staff at border crossings and travllers may be subject to a health checks, particularly if displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but travellers will be obliged to follow the instructions of medical staff on the border.

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    Internal restrictions:

    All previous restrictions on movement of people outside their place of residence have now been lifted. Many other coronavirus restrictions within Kosovo have also been lifted. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate. However, a number of events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. When outside, you are recommended to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.

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    24.06.2020
  • Kosovo

    International restrictions:

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.).
    – This does not apply to nationals of Kosovo (Rep.),
    – This does not apply to diplomats accredited to Kosovo (Rep.).
    – This does not apply to representatives of the NATO-Kosovo Force (KFOR) and the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX).
    2. Passengers allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.) are subject to mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

    Certain land border crossings have re-opened on the Kosovo side.These are: All crossings into Albania; The Kulla crossing into Montenegro; The Merdarë/Merdare, Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja, and Jarinjë/Jarinje crossing points into Serbia. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. The government also announced the opening of the Hani i Elezit crossing into North Macedonia, however this crossing remains closed due to restrictions in North Macedonia. There are medical staff at border crossings and travllers may be subject to a health checks, particularly if displaying coronavirus symptoms. There are no requirements to self-isolate on entry into Kosovo, but travellers will be obliged to follow the instructions of medical staff on the border.

    Internal restrictions:

    All previous restrictions on movement of people outside their place of residence have now been lifted. Many other coronavirus restrictions within Kosovo have also been lifted. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open. Public transport and taxi services are permitted to operate. However, a number of events in Kosovo in the coming weeks and months have been cancelled. When outside, you are recommended to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 2m from other people.

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    09.06.2020
  • Kosovo

    International restrictions:

    On 1 June, Kosovo opened its land borders to non-citizens. Travelers are required to have a negative Covid-19 test within the last four days, or agree to seven days of self-quarantine, upon entry.
    The airport remains closed to non-residents/citizens, although the policy will be reviewed next week. Border police have the discretion to deny entrance of any travelers.

    Internal restrictions:

    People are permitted to move around freely for four hours per day, split into two separate 12-minute time slots. Citizens are allocated a time slot based on their national ID number. Mouth and nose must be covered while outside.
    Public transport within cities has resumed. Passengers are required to prove that they are travelling within their permitted time slots.
    Retail stores, dentists, hairdressers, physiotherapists and open-air markets have reopened. Restaurants are open for takeaway only.

    Lifting of restrictions:
    Kosovo has entered the second phase of a gradual easing of restrictive measures, which will last from 18 May until 1 June. From 18 May, people over the age of 16 are allowed outside of their place of residence for two separate 2 hour periods during the day, dependent on the penultimate digit of their ID or Passport number.
    Starting 1 June, public transport will be fully available (including taxis) and the country will review the reopening of its borders and airports.

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    03.06.2020
  • Kosovo

    International restrictions:

    Land borders with Albania have been closed until further notice. All flights from Pristina International Airport are suspended until further notice. Land borders are closed to entry for non-Kosovo citizens. Returning citizens are quarantined for 14 days at a facility.

    Internal restrictions:

    People are permitted to move around freely for four hours per day, split into two separate 12-minute time slots. Citizens are allocated a time slot based on their national ID number. Mouth and nose must be covered while outside. Public transport within cities has resumed. Passengers are required to prove that they are travelling within their permitted time slots. Retail stores, dentists, hairdressers, physiotherapists and open-air markets have reopened. Restaurants are open for takeaway only. Lifting of restrictions: Starting 1 June, public transport will be fully available (including taxis) and the country will review the reopening of its borders and airports.

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    19.05.2020
  • Kosovo 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.). All flights from Pristina International Airport are suspended until further notice.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Kosovo (Rep.),
    – This does not apply to diplomats accredited to Kosovo (Rep.).
    – This does not apply to representatives of the NATO-Kosovo Force (KFOR) and the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX).
    2. Passengers allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.) are subject to mandatory quarantine for 14 days.
    Land borders are closed to entry for non-Kosovo citizens. Returning citizens are quarantined for 14 days at a facility.
    Land borders with Albania have been closed until further notice.
    Chinese nationals are not allowed in unless with a certificate stating that they are COVID-19 free.

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective May 4th, the Government of Kosovo revised curfew and quarantine restrictions and introduced a phased plan for the reopening of businesses. All residents in Kosovo, over the age of 16, now have a daily limit of two 90-minute periods to accomplish essential tasks. If you need assistance or clarification, please call the toll free emergency number 112. The schedule of movement is based on the second to last digit of your Kosovo ID, or foreign passport. Please check the Ministry of Health web site for more information.

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    09.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    OSCA Travel Advisories/
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