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Kosovo travel restrictions

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Entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Passengers arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
– This does not apply to family members of nationals of Kosovo (Rep.).
– This does not apply to family members of residents of Kosovo (Rep.).
– This does not apply to passengers born in Kosovo (Rep.).
– This does not apply to passengers entering Kosovo (Rep.) to transit by land to a third country. They must leave Kosovo (Rep.) within 3 hours.

Quarantine is possible for passengers who arrive from or have been in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Family members of nationals of Kosovo (Rep.) arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA without a medical certificate with a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to self-isolation for 7 days.

Family members of residents of Kosovo (Rep.) arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA without a medical certificate with a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to self-isolation for 7 days.

Passengers born in Kosovo (Rep.) arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result are subject to self-isolation for 7 days.

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published 07.07.2020
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COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 30 August, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. Public transport is permitted to operate at half capacity, providing masks are worn. Taxis are allowed to work with up to two passengers. People are expected to wear masks when entering indoor spaces, including shops, restaurants and medical facilities. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: Regardless of the number of persons, nightclubs, festivals, weddings, family parties and other social gatherings are prohibited. Otherwise, indoor gatherings are permitted up to 20 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres. Outdoor gatherings are permitted up to 50 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres.
    Cafes, bars and restaurants are permitted to open until 9:30pm. Venues with outdoor space can run at up to 70% capacity. Indoor areas can run at up to 50% capacity. For entry into indoor venues, you will need to show either, a negative RT-PCR test less than 72 hours old, a negative antigen test less than 48 hours old or proof of vaccination. (See ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’).
    Customers are expected to remain seated and to wear masks at all times, except when consuming food and drink. Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    01.10.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 30 August, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. Public transport is permitted to operate at half capacity, providing masks are worn. Taxis are allowed to work with up to two passengers.
    People are expected to wear masks when entering indoor spaces, including shops, restaurants and medical facilities. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: Regardless of the number of persons, nightclubs, festivals, weddings, family parties and other social gatherings are prohibited. Otherwise, indoor gatherings are permitted up to 20 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres. Outdoor gatherings are permitted up to 50 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres.
    Cafes, bars, and restaurants are permitted to open until 21:30hrs. However, service is only permitted in open spaces and up to 70% capacity, which may mean indoor areas of venues are closed.
    Customers are expected to remain seated and to wear masks at all times, except when consuming food and drink.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    *What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for COVID-19 the Kosovan government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days in private accommodation. You are responsible for your own accommodation. You may be contacted by the authorities if you receive a positive test. Under-18s will also be expected to self-isolate. If you need assistance during your period of self-isolation, the Kosovan government advises that you should contact municipal authorities.

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    16.09.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 30 August, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. Public transport is permitted to operate at half capacity, providing masks are worn. Taxis are allowed to work with up to two passengers.
    People are expected to wear masks when entering indoor spaces, including shops, restaurants and medical facilities. When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: Regardless of the number of persons, nightclubs, festivals, weddings, family parties and other social gatherings are prohibited. Otherwise, indoor gatherings are permitted up to 30 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres. Outdoor gatherings are permitted up to 50 people, with a physical distance of 1.5 metres.
    Cafes, bars, and restaurants are permitted to open until 21:30hrs. However, service is only permitted in open spaces and up to 70% capacity, which may mean indoor areas of venues are closed. Customers are expected to remain seated and to wear masks at all times, except when consuming food and drink.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    *What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for COVID-19 the Kosovan government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days in private accommodation. You are responsible for your own accommodation. You may be contacted by the authorities if you receive a positive test. Under-18s will also be expected to self-isolate. If you need assistance during your period of self-isolation, the Kosovan government advises that you should contact municipal authorities.

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    30.08.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: All restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted. Public transport is permitted to operate at full capacity, providing masks are worn.Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: From 20 August, large gatherings such as weddings are prohibited. Venues with a capacity of over 100 people and cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open but a vaccine certificate or negative PCR must be shown to gain entry.
    Indoor venues are permitted to open at up to 30% capacity with a physical distance of 1 metre. Outdoor gatherings are permitted using no more than 70% of the venue capacity. Cafes, bars, and restaurants are permitted to open until 22:30hrs.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    From 12 August, entry into public institutions in Kosovo without a mask is prohibited and masks must be worn at all times in common areas of these buildings.
    *What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for COVID-19 the Kosovan government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days in private accommodation. You are responsible for your own accommodation. You may be contacted by the authorities if you receive a positive test. Under-18s will also be expected to self-isolate. If you need assistance during your period of self-isolation, the Kosovan government advises that you should contact municipal authorities.

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    21.08.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: All restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted. Public transport is permitted to operate at full capacity, providing masks are worn. Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: Gatherings in indoor venues are permitted up to 50% capacity with physical distance of 1 meter. Outdoor gatherings are permitted using no more than 70% of the venue capacity. Weddings are permitted with a maximum 300 guests using no more than 50% of the venue capacity.
    From 12 August, cafes, bars, and restaurants are permitted to open according to their regular hours, with nightclubs permitted to open until 0300. Cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open but restricted to operating at half capacity.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    From 12 August entry into public institutions in Kosovo without a mask is prohibited and masks must be worn at all times in common areas of these buildings.
    Between 20 August and 10 September, entry to nightclubs and premises where parties (including weddings) and events (e.g. festivals, concerts) capacity of over 100 people is only allowed by those who can provide either: a vaccination certificate for at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine; a negative PCR test result not older than 72 hours; evidence of having recently recovered from COVID-19; or a negative rapid antigen test result no older than 48 hours.
    *What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for COVID-19 the Kosovan government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days in private accommodation. You are responsible for your own accommodation. You may be contacted by the authorities if you receive a positive test. Under-18s will also be expected to self-isolate. If you need assistance during your period of self-isolation, the Kosovan government advises that you should contact municipal authorities.

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    13.08.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: From 31 May all restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted. Public transport is permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 1.5m from other people, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: From 15 July, gatherings in indoor venues are permitted up to 50% capacity and 70% in outdoor venues, with physical distance of 1.5 meters. Weddings are permitted with maximum 300 guests.
    Cafes, bars, and restaurants are open until 0100am. Cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open but restricted to operating at half capacity.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
    What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: If you test positive for COVID-19 the Kosovan government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days in private accommodation. You are responsible for your own accommodation. You may be contacted by the authorities if you receive a positive test. Under-18s will also be expected to self-isolate. If you need assistance during your period of self-isolation, the Kosovan government advises that you should contact municipal authorities.

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    28.07.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: From 31 May all restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted. Public transport is permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 1.5m from other people, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: From 15 July, gatherings in indoor venues are permitted up to 50% capacity and 70% in outdoor venues, with physical distance of 1.5 meters. Weddings are permitted with maximum 300 guests.
    Cafes, bars, and restaurants are open until 0100am. Cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open but restricted to operating at half capacity.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    19.07.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: From 31 May all restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted. Public transport is permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity. Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
    When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 1.5m from other people, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging.
    *Public spaces and services: From 31 May gatherings of more than 50 people indoors and up to 100 people outdoors are permitted to gather with physical distance of 1.5 meters. Organised celebrations, including weddings, remain banned until at least 15 June.
    Cafes, bars, and restaurants are open until 11pm, after which take away food service is available. Cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open but restricted to operating at half capacity.
    Essential food shops and pharmacies are open. Businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    01.06.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Some COVID-19 measures eased, border restrictions remain in place (Prishtina Insight ,19.04.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 7 April, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. 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: All gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping centres are closed between 7 and 18 April, except for takeaway food and drink. Only essential food shops and pharmacies are permitted to open. Hotels should serve food and drink in rooms only. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    21.04.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration.
    You should check our advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and our advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo.
    There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 7 April, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. 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: All gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping centres are closed between 7 and 18 April, except for takeaway food and drink. Only essential food shops and pharmacies are permitted to open. Hotels should serve food and drink in rooms only. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    13.04.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. International flights and land border crossings are permitted. However, Kosovo’s restrictions on travel to/from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, UAE, UK and USA remain in place. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: UK nationals travelling to Kosovo are required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map .
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. You should follow the instructions of the medical staff on the border.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Kosovo: Movement and activity in Kosovo are currently restricted. From 7 April, there is a 10pm to 5am curfew, with exceptions for emergencies only. 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: All gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping centres are closed between 7 and 18 April, except for takeaway food and drink. Only essential food shops and pharmacies are permitted to open. Hotels should serve food and drink in rooms only. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    06.04.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: International flights and land border crossings are permitted. International flights and land border crossings are permitted. However, Kosovo’s restrictions on travel to/from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, UAE, UK and USA remain in place. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: UK nationals travelling to Kosovo are required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map .
    You should arrange to take a private test. 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. 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 level of restrictions on the public is described below. For institutions and businesses, the rules vary by municipality, split into three categories of risk. The latest list of municipalities can be found on the Ministry of Health’s website (in Albanian). 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: All public gatherings of more than 50 people indoors and 80 people in public squares, parks and other public outdoor spaces are prohibited. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open during the day, but are prohibited from operating after 10pm, except for takeaway food and drink. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    12.03.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. Kosovo have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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 level of restrictions on the public is described below. For institutions and businesses, the rules vary by municipality, split into three categories of risk. The latest list of municipalities can be found on the Ministry of Health’s website.
    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: All public gatherings of more than 50 people indoors and 80 people in public squares, parks and other public outdoor spaces are prohibited. Shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are all permitted to open during the day, but are prohibited from operating after 10pm, except for takeaway food and drink. Workplaces and businesses face a number of restrictions and may be operating with reduced opening hours and capacity.

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    22.02.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Coronavirus travel health: Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Kosovo on the TravelHealthPro website.
    See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    *Entry to Kosovo: The airport reopened on 28 June, and international flights are permitted. Land border crossings have reopened on the Kosovo side. Kosovo have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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 thegovernment 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 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, North and South Mitrovica.
    The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gjilan/Gnjilane, Lipjan, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Stimlje/Shtime, Vitia/Vitina, Vucitrn/Vushtrri. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gracanica, Strpce/Shtërpca, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Prizren, Drenas, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, Hani i Elezit/Elez Han, Partesh, Ferizaj/Urosevac and Junik.
    A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 930pm 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 9:30pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency. All businesses close at 9pm; -Medium Risk Municipalities (Yellow): Businesses, except takeaway food and drink, are prohibited from operating after 10pm; -Low Risk Municipalities (Green): Businesses, except takeaway food and drink, are prohibited from operating after 10pm.

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    21.01.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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 sytem 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 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, North and South Mitrovica.
    The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gjilan/Gnjilane, Lipjan, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Stimlje/Shtime, Vitia/Vitina, Vucitrn/Vushtrri. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gracanica, Strpce/Shtërpca, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Prizren, Drenas, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, Hani i Elezit/Elez Han, Partesh, Ferizaj/Urosevac and Junik.
    A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 930pm 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 rKosovo 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 9:30pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency. All businesses close at 9pm.
    -Medium Risk Municipalities (Yellow) Businesses, except takeaway food and drink, are prohibited from operating after 10pm.
    -Low Risk Municipalities (Green): Businesses, except takeaway food and drink, are prohibited from operating after 10pm.

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    20.01.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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 thegovernment 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 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, North and South Mitrovica.
    The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gjilan/Gnjilane, Lipjan, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Stimlje/Shtime, Vitia/Vitina, Vucitrn/Vushtrri. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gracanica, Strpce/Shtërpca, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Prizren, Drenas, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, Hani i Elezit/Elez Han, Partesh, Ferizaj/Urosevac and Junik. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 9:30pm 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. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 8pm 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 9:30pm and 5am, during which time it is prohibited to be outside of your home except in an emergency. All businesses close at 9pm.
    *Medium Risk Municipalities (Yellow): Businesses, except takeaway, are prohibited from operating after 10pm.
    *Low Risk Municipalities (Green): Businesses, except takeaway, are prohibited from operating after 10pm.

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    18.01.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok and North Mitrovica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: South Mitrovica, Podujeva/Podujevo, Lipjan, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, Partesh, and Junik. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Gracanica, Strpce/Shtërpca, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Prizren, Drenas, Stimlje/Shtime, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Vitia/Vitina, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, and Hani i Elezit/Elez Han. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 8pm 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 8pm 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 8pm 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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    11.01.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, is required for all other 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:
    Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, South Mitrovica, Zvecan, Zubin Potok and North Mitrovica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Lipjan, Leposavic, Gracanica, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, and Strpce/Shtërpca. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Prizren, Drenas, Stimlje/Shtime, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Partesh, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Vitia/Vitina, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, Junik and Hani i Elezit/Elez Han. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 8pm 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 8pm 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 8pm 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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    06.01.2021
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test is required for all other 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. Those without will be required to self-isolate for 7 days, 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:
    Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, South Mitrovica, Zvecan, Zubin Potok and North Mitrovica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Lipjan, Leposavic, Gracanica, Novo Brdo, Kamenica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, and Strpce/Shtërpca. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Prizren, Drenas, Stimlje/Shtime, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Partesh, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Kllokot, Vitia/Vitina, Istog, Ranillug, Dragash, Junik and Hani i Elezit/Elez Han. A curfew is in place in high risk municipalities (red) between 8pm 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 gatherings are prohibited, including seminars, workshops, weddings and family parties. Gatherings of more than 4 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 8pm 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 8pm 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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    29.12.2020
  • Kosovo Latest News: Authorities order weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise (KTVZ, 06.11.2020)

    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 have announced they will be restricting travel to/from the UK from 23 December 2020. If you were due to travel to/from Kosovo, contact your travel operator. Further updates will be published when they are available. All foreign citizens transiting through Kosovo will be asked to sign a declaration. You should check advice on the Kosovo/Serbia border below and advice recommending all but essential travel to northern Kosovo. There are some restrictions for entry into neighbouring countries.
    *Testing / screening on arrival: As of 23 December, UK nationals travelling to Kosovo will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. A negative RT-PCR test is required for all other 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. Those without will be required to self-isolate for 7 days, 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 heregovernment 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: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, South Mitrovica, Lipjan, Drenas, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok and North Mitrovica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Kamenica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, Vitia/Vitina, Ranillug, Kllokot, Strpce/Shtërpca, and Istog. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Prizren, Stimlje/Shtime, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Novo Brdo, Gracanica, Partesh, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Dragash, Junik 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 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. 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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    23.12.2020
  • 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: 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 heregovernment 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: Pristina, Fushë-Kosova/Kosovo-Polje, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujeva/Podujevo, South Mitrovica, Lipjan, Drenas, Zvecan, Leposavic, Zubin Potok and North Mitrovica. The yellow zone includes municipalities with medium risk, or municipalities from 76 to 150 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Kamenica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Gjakova, Peja/Pec, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Vucitrn/Vushtrri, Vitia/Vitina, Ranillug, Kllokot, Strpce/Shtërpca, and Istog. The green area includes low risk municipalities or municipalities from 1 to 75 infected per 100,000 inhabitants per week: Prizren, Stimlje/Shtime, Klina, Deçan, Malisheva/Malisevo, Suva Reka/Suhareka, Novo Brdo, Gracanica, Partesh, Kacanik, Rahovec/Orahovac, Skenderaj/Srbica, Mamusha, Dragash, Junik 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 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. 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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    18.12.2020
  • 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: 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.

    *****

    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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