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Airlines Updates

04.08.2020 Air Serbia during the month of August 2020 plans to operate 40 routes, including gradual service resumptions. Planned operation as of 02AUG20 as follows.

Due to various travel restrictions, last minute changes/cancellations remain possible.

Belgrade – Amsterdam 3 weekly
Belgrade – Athens 8 weekly (9-10 weekly from 16AUG20)
Belgrade – Banja Luka 2 weekly
Belgrade – Barcelona eff 28AUG20 2 weekly
Belgrade – Berlin Tegel 5 weekly
Belgrade – Brussels eff 27AUG20 2 weekly
Belgrade – Bucharest eff 16AUG20 5 weekly
Belgrade – Copenhagen 3 weekly
Belgrade – Dubrovnik 2 weekly (3 weekly from 16AUG20)
Belgrade – Dusseldorf 3 weekly
Belgrade – Frankfurt 4 weekly
Belgrade – Istanbul 5 weekly
Belgrade – Larnaca 2 weekly (3 weekly from 27AUG20)
Belgrade – Ljubljana 4 weekly
Belgrade – London Heathrow 3 weekly
Belgrade – Milan Malpensa eff 16AUG20 3 weekly
Belgrade – New York JFK 
4 weekly
Belgrade – Oslo 2 weekly
Belgrade – Paris CDG 10 weekly (14 weekly from 18AUG20)
Belgrade – Podgorica 2-3 weekly (14 weekly from 16AUG20)
Belgrade – Prague 3 weekly
Belgrade – Rome eff 16AUG20 3 weekly
Belgrade – Sarajevo 4 weekly
Belgrade – Skopje 8 weekly (9 weekly from 16AUG20)
Belgrade – Sofia 4 weekly (5 weekly from 16AUG20)
Belgrade – Split 4 weekly
Belgrade – Stockholm Arlanda 4 weekly
Belgrade – Stuttgart 3 weekly
Belgrade – Thessaloniki 8 weekly
Belgrade – Tirana 9 weekly (11 weekly from 18AUG20)
Belgrade – Tivat 2 weekly (9 weekly from 16AUG20, 14 weekly from 23AUG20)
Belgrade – Vienna 5 weekly (8 weekly from 16AUG20, 9 weekly from 23AUG20)
Belgrade – Zagreb 4 weekly
Belgrade – Zurich 11 weekly
Kraljevo – Vienna 2 weekly
Nis – Frankfurt Hahn 2 weekly
Nis – Hannover 2 weekly
Nis – Nuremberg 2 weekly
Nis – Salzburg 2 weekly
Nis – Tivat eff 16AUG20 2 weekly

Published on 25.06.2020
Air Serbia to resume flights to Italy in July

Published on 23.06.2020
Air Serbia resumes Oslo service from mid-July 2020

Published on 22.06.2020
Air Serbia plans to resume Belgrade-Oslo flights from 16 July, will increase services to Milan, Duesseldorf

Published on 25.05.2020
Air Serbia to resume additional flights between 15-21 June

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Open for travel from Serbia
Crossing Rules
  • There are currently no entry restrictions relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Movement restrictions

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between to TBD

persons 65 years of age and older – forbiddden to go out in populated areas; curfew imposed: 17-05h

International movement restrictions: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 12 March 2020 to TBD

All borders closed

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Flight Restrictions

published 22.05.2020
No regulations related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) implemented.

Quarantine

No requirement.
There are no entry restrictions or quarantine requirements on arrival to Serbia.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification not required / not known

Shop and Events

Non-essential shops closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between to TBD

Sport centers (gyms, swimming pools), discos, night clubs, reastaurants and bars are closed.

Events stop: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 18 March 2020 to TBD

Schools/Univercity closure

Schools/Univ. closure: Closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 16 March 2020 to TBD

  • Serbia Dutch government closes border to travelers from Montenegro, Serbia (Reuters, 08.07.2020) Serbia to reintroduce virus lockdown after new case spike; clashes in Belgrade (AP, 07.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    There are currently no restrictions on entry to Serbia for foreigners or Serbian citizens. However, travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Government of Serbia [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/] for additional information.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity. Protective face masks must be worn on public transport and are recommended for use in all indoor public spaces. Social distancing is encouraged everywhere. In Belgrade, where an emergency situation has been declared, businesses including bars and restaurants are not allowed to operate between 9pm and 6am. Those with outdoor spaces may stay open until 11pm. In all indoor public spaces it is mandatory to wear a protective face mask and maintain physical distance of at least 1.5m. Failure to wear a mask when required will incur a fine. Indoor and outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people. Emergency situations related to the growth of COVID-19 infection have also been declared in over 20 municipalities across Serbia and the rules in these towns may be much more strict. Additional rules and penalties vary in different towns and cities, and rules can change rapidly, so you should follow the latest local guidance – check news outlets regularly for up to date information. Further restrictions may be introduced, both nationwide and locally, including at short notice. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence.

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    09.07.2020
  • Serbia Dutch government closes border to travelers from Montenegro, Serbia (Reuters, 08.07.2020) Serbia to reintroduce virus lockdown after new case spike; clashes in Belgrade (AP, 07.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    There are currently no restrictions on entry to Serbia for foreigners or Serbian citizens. However, travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Government of Serbia [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/] for additional information.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity. Gatherings indoors and outdoors are limited to no more than 5 persons. Protective face masks must be worn on public transport and are recommended for use in all indoor public spaces. Social distancing is encouraged everywhere.
    Additional rules and penalties vary in different towns and cities, and rules can change rapidly, so you should follow the latest local guidance.
    In Belgrade, where an emergency situation has been declared, bars and restaurants are not allowed to operate between 11pm and 6am. In all indoor public spaces it is mandatory to wear a protective face mask and maintain physical distance of at least 1.5m. Gatherings are limited to 100 people indoors and 500 outdoors, and the 1.5m physical distance rule applies whether indoors or outdoors. Failure to wear a mask when required will incur a fine. Emergency situations related to the growth in COVID-19 infection have also been declared in a growing number of municipalities across Serbia and the rules in these towns may be much more strict. In these locations it may be difficult to access satisfactory healthcare for any medical issue including COVID-19. Further restrictions may be introduced (both nationwide and locally) to limit the spread of coronavirus, including at short notice. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence.

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    08.07.2020
  • Serbia Serbian government bans inbound flights by Montenegro Airlines following Montenegrin government’s refusal to reopen borders to Serbia (exYUAviation, 27.05.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    There are currently no restrictions on entry to Serbia for foreigners or Serbian citizens. However, travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Government of Serbia [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/] for additional information.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity. Protective face masks must be worn on public transport and are recommended for use in all indoor public spaces. Social distancing is encouraged everywhere. Additional rules and penalties vary in different towns and cities, and rules can change rapidly, so you should follow the latest local guidance – check news outlets regularly for up to date information. In Belgrade, bars and restaurants are not allowed to operate between 11pm and 6am. In all indoor public spaces it is mandatory to wear a protective face mask and maintain physical distance of at least 1.5m. Gatherings are limited to 100 people indoors and 500 outdoors, and the 1.5m physical distance rule applies whether indoors or outdoors. Failure to wear a mask when required will incur a fine. Emergency situations have been declared in several municipalities due to COVID-19, including, but not limited to, Belgrade, Novi Pazar, Kragujevac, Pozega, Tutin, Arilje, Vranje, Ivanjica, Kraljevo, Lucani, Cacak and Sabac, and the rules in these towns may be much more strict. In these locations it may be difficult to access satisfactory healthcare for any medical issue including COVID-19.
    There may be further restrictions (both nationwide and locally) to limit the spread of coronavirus. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence.

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    06.07.2020
  • Serbia Serbian government bans inbound flights by Montenegro Airlines following Montenegrin government’s refusal to reopen borders to Serbia (exYUAviation, 27.05.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    There are currently no restrictions on entry to Serbia for foreigners or Serbian citizens. However, travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Government of Serbia [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/] for additional information.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    Throughout Serbia protective face masks must be worn on public transport, there is a ban on gatherings of more than 200 people and the wearing of protective face masks is recommended in all indoor public spaces. Social distancing is encouraged everywhere.
    Additional restrictions are in place in Belgrade. Bars and restaurants are not allowed to operate between 11pm and 6am. In all closed spaces it is mandatory to wear a protective mask and maintain physical distance of at least 1.5m. Masks must be worn on public transport. Gatherings are limited to 100 people indoors and 200 outdoors, and the 1.5m physical distance rule also applies outdoors. Failure to wear a mask when required will incur a fine.
    In Novi Pazar, Kragujevac, Tutin, Vranje, Ivanjica, Cacak and Sabac, COVID-19 related emergency situations have been declared. In these cities it may be difficult to access satisfactory healthcare for any medical issue including COVID-19. It is mandatory to wear protective face masks, without exception, in all indoor public spaces. Gatherings are limited to a maximum of 5 people unless a 2m distance can be secured. All swimming pools and spas are closed, as are all bars and restaurants from 8pm-7am. Festivities, sporting and entertainment events are prohibited. Groups dining in restaurants are limited to 2 people, unless they are members of the same household or parents with their minor children.
    There may be further restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence. If you are currently in Serbia, check news outlets regularly for up to date information.

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    03.07.2020
  • Serbia Serbian government bans inbound flights by Montenegro Airlines following Montenegrin government’s refusal to reopen borders to Serbia (exYUAviation, 27.05.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    Throughout Serbia protective face masks must be worn on public transport and it is recommended that they are worn in indoor public spaces. There is a ban on gatherings of more than 200 people. Additional restrictions are in place in Novi Pazar, Kragujevac, Tutin, and Vranje where COVID-19 related emergency situations have been declared, limiting gatherings to a maximum of 5 people, closing all bars and restaurants at 8pm and making the wearing of protective face masks mandatory without exception in all indoor public spaces. Social distancing at all times is encouraged. Schools and universities in Serbia are closed until further notice. Some kindergartens and day care facilities are open. There may be further restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence. If you are currently in Serbia, check news outlets regularly for up to date information.

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    02.07.2020
  • Serbia Serbian government bans inbound flights by Montenegro Airlines following Montenegrin government’s refusal to reopen borders to Serbia (exYUAviation, 27.05.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    There is a ban on gatherings of more than 200 people. Social distancing at all times is encouraged. It is obligatory to wear a protective face mask (surgical or cotton) on public transport. From 30 June, in Belgrade, Novi Pazar, Kragujevac, and Vranje, protective face masks must be worn in all enclosed public spaces with no exceptions, and the wearing of face masks is recommended in enclosed public spaces across the rest of Serbia. Schools and universities are closed until further notice. Some kindergartens and day care facilities are open. There may be further restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus. Infringements of these procedures may result in fines and/or a prison sentence.

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    01.07.2020
  • Serbia Serbian government bans inbound flights by Montenegro Airlines following Montenegrin government’s refusal to reopen borders to Serbia (exYUAviation, 27.05.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    There are commercial flight options to and from Serbia though schedules are subject to change at short notice. Border crossings are open, subject to entry requirements in neighbouring countries.
    It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.Visit the website of the Government of Serbia for additional information on these measures [https://www.srbija.gov.rs/].

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    Internal restrictions:

    There are no restrictions on movement for residents of all ages, but everyone is strongly advised to respect the social distancing measures when outside, maintain the distance of at least 6.6 ft from others, respect the limitations on outdoor public gatherings and use disinfectants and personal protection like gloves and face masks. Outdoor public gatherings are not limited. Subject to social distancing measures and certain restrictions proposed by the Serbian Government the following are reopened: Retail stores, shopping malls and small business like groceries, car mechanics, beauty salons, barbershops, and farmer’s markets. Gyms and fitness centers, parks and public areas intended for recreation and sports. Cafes and restaurants. Intercity, urban and suburban bus and rail public transportation. Gambling facilities and casinos that operate in objects not larger then 400 sq. meters. Kindergartens and preschool facilities. Senior care centers, schools and universities remain closed until further notice.

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    29.06.2020
  • Serbia Air Serbia announced limited regular passenger air traffic from May 21st with multiple flights per week from Belgrade to Frankfurt, London, Vienna and Zurich. Resumption of other flights to comence from 15 June.

    International restrictions:

    Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. National carrier Air Serbia postponed the resumption of flights to 15 June. Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country. Serbia reopened its borders on 22 May to all foreigners. Travellers will be handed an information sheet at the border.

    A negative COVID-19 test is no longer required. In a joint agreement with Bulgaria and Greece, all Serbian citizens travelling for business, family or humanitarian reasons will be allowed to enter both countries without facing the mandatory 14 days quarantine.

    Internal restrictions:

    There are no restrictions on movement for residents of all ages, but everyone is strongly advised to respect the social distancing measures when outside, avoid large crowds, maintain the distance of at least 6 ft from others, respect the limitations on public gatherings and use disinfectants and personal protection like gloves and face masks.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Some stores and shops have reopened, including dry cleaners, tailors, car mechanics, some retail stores such as bookstores, as well as outdoor farmers’ markets. Other businesses have resumed their operations as well – except those located in shopping centres – but must ensure health and safety measures can be respected. The government voted on 6 May on lifting the state of emergency and curfew. A decision on the reopening of restaurants, bars, shopping centres, spas is expected in the coming week – if social distancing measures can be respected. By 10 May public transport is expected to reopen in the cities Belgrade, Kragujevac and Nis; inter-municipal public transport will reopen during the same period. Gloves and facemasks are compulsory when using public transport. Air traffic is due to resume from 18 May. Air Serbia will resume operations to Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Vienna and Zurich. From 1 June the carrier will operate a more comprehensive schedule. Reopening of borders on 1 June for citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and North Macedonia. In addition, in a joint agreement with Bulgaria and Greece, all Serbian citizens travelling for business, family or humanitarian reasons will be allowed to enter both countries without facing the mandatory 14 days quarantine.

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    27.05.2020
  • Serbia Government to lift all entry restrictions from 22 May (EX-YU Aviation News, 20.05.2020). Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport has reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. Wizz Air has become the first airline to resume commercial flights to the Serbian capital, (Exyuaviation, 18.05.2020) Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    International restrictions:

    Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. National carrier Air Serbia postponed the resumption of flights to 15 June. Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public transport has been temporarily suspended. All Serbian citizens as well as foreigners with a residence permit who entered the country after 14 March are obliged to extend their mandatory home self-isolation from 14 to 28 days. Gatherings of more than five people in a confined space have been banned. Gatherings of more than two people outdoors are prohibited. Facemasks are mandatory in public and from 30 April fines will be levied for those not wearing the protective gear.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Some stores and shops have reopened, including dry cleaners, tailors, car mechanics, some retail stores such as bookstores, as well as outdoor farmers’ markets. Other businesses have resumed their operations as well – except those located in shopping centres – but must ensure health and safety measures can be respected. The government voted on 6 May on lifting the state of emergency and curfew. A decision on the reopening of restaurants, bars, shopping centres, spas is expected in the coming week – if social distancing measures can be respected. By 10 May public transport is expected to reopen in the cities Belgrade, Kragujevac and Nis; inter-municipal public transport will reopen during the same period. Gloves and facemasks are compulsory when using public transport. Air traffic is due to resume from 18 May. Air Serbia will resume operations to Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Vienna and Zurich. From 1 June the carrier will operate a more comprehensive schedule. Reopening of borders on 1 June for citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and North Macedonia. In addition, in a joint agreement with Bulgaria and Greece, all Serbian citizens travelling for business, family or humanitarian reasons will be allowed to enter both countries without facing the mandatory 14 days quarantine.

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    21.05.2020
  • Serbia Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport has reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. Wizz Air has become the first airline to resume commercial flights to the Serbian capital, with the budget carrier operating a service from London Luton. (Exyuaviation, 18.05.2020) Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    International restrictions:

    Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. National carrier Air Serbia postponed the resumption of flights to 15 June. Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public transport has been temporarily suspended. All Serbian citizens as well as foreigners with a residence permit who entered the country after 14 March are obliged to extend their mandatory home self-isolation from 14 to 28 days. Gatherings of more than five people in a confined space have been banned. Gatherings of more than two people outdoors are prohibited. Facemasks are mandatory in public and from 30 April fines will be levied for those not wearing the protective gear.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Some stores and shops have reopened, including dry cleaners, tailors, car mechanics, some retail stores such as bookstores, as well as outdoor farmers’ markets. Other businesses have resumed their operations as well – except those located in shopping centres – but must ensure health and safety measures can be respected. The government voted on 6 May on lifting the state of emergency and curfew. A decision on the reopening of restaurants, bars, shopping centres, spas is expected in the coming week – if social distancing measures can be respected. By 10 May public transport is expected to reopen in the cities Belgrade, Kragujevac and Nis; inter-municipal public transport will reo

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    19.05.2020
  • Serbia Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport has reopened for commercial traffic on 18 May. Wizz Air has become the first airline to resume commercial flights to the Serbian capital, with the budget carrier operating a service from London Luton. (Exyuaviation, 18.05.2020) Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public transport has been temporarily suspended. A state of emergency is in effect until at least 10 May. All Serbian citizens as well as foreigners with a residence permit who entered the country after 14 March are obliged to extend their mandatory home self-isolation from 14 to 28 days. All persons over 65 in urban areas and over 70 in towns with less than 5,000 inhabitants are only allowed to leave their accommodation for 30 minutes on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays between 18.00 and 01.00 up to a distance of 600m. A night curfew is in place for all citizens from 18.00 until 05.00 local time (only those working night shifts are exempted). At weekends the curfew is between 15.00 and 05.00. Gatherings of more than five people in a confined space have been banned. Gatherings of more than two people outdoors are prohibited. Facemasks are mandatory in public and from 30 April fines will be levied for those not wearing the protective gear.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Some stores and shops have reopened, including dry cleaners, tailors, car mechanics, some retail stores such as bookstores, as well as outdoor farmers’ markets. Other businesses have resumed their operations as well – except those located in shopping centres – but must ensure health and safety measures can be respected. The government voted on 6 May on lifting the state of emergency and curfew. A decision on the re-opening of restaurants, bars, shopping centres, spas is expected by 10 May – if social distancing measures can be respected. By 10 May public transport is expected to reopen in the cities Belgrade, Kragujevac and Nis; inter-municipal public transport will reopen during the same period. Gloves and face masks are compulsory when using public transport. Air traffic is due to resume from 18 May. However, exact details are yet to be made available.

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    18.05.2020
  • Serbia All commercial flights and rail services to/from the country have been suspended, although commercial flights to and from Belgrade Airport are expected to resume from 18 May.

    14.05.2020
  • Serbia Serbia’s government plans to reopen Nikola Tesla airport in Belgrade for commercial flights as of May 18. (SeeNews, 08.05.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit in Serbia.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Serbia.
    – This does not apply to residents of Serbia.
    – This does not apply to airline crew.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior or the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure.
    – This does not apply to accredited members of diplomatic missions, international organizations, humanitarian missions, and their family members.
    2. Nationals and residents of Serbia arriving from Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Romania, Slovenia, Spain or Switzerland are required to self-isolate for a period of 28 days.
    3. Nationals and residents of Serbia arriving from any other country are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.
    4. Accredited members of diplomatic missions, international organizations, humanitarian missions, and passengers with a special permission issued by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior or the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, and their family members, arriving from Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Romania, Slovenia, Spain or Switzerland are required to self-isolate for a period of 28 days.
    5. Accredited members of diplomatic missions, international organizations, humanitarian missions, and passengers with a special permission issued by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior or the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, and their family members, arriving from any other country are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.

    Most border crossings have been closed for passenger rail and road transport, apart from three border checkpoints with Hungary which reopened on 23 April to allow commuters only to cross the border for professional activities. Only Serbian citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence permits will be allowed to enter. The restrictions do not apply for cargo transport. Foreign trucks and freight transport can only stay up to 12 hours in-country.

    Internal restrictions:

    All public transport has been temporarily suspended. A state of emergency is in effect until at least 10 May. All Serbian citizens as well as foreigners with a residence permit who entered the country after 14 March are obliged to extend their mandatory home self-isolation from 14 to 28 days. All persons over 65 in urban areas and over 70 in towns with less than 5,000 inhabitants are only allowed to leave their accommodation for 30 minutes on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays between 18.00 and 01.00 up to a distance of 600m. A night curfew is in place for all citizens from 18.00 until 05.00 local time (only those working night shifts are exempted). At weekends the curfew is between 15.00 and 05.00. Gatherings of more than five people in a confined space have been banned. Gatherings of more than two people outdoors are prohibited. Facemasks are mandatory in public and from 30 April fines will be levied for those not wearing the protective gear.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Some stores and shops have reopened, including dry cleaners, tailors, car mechanics, some retail stores such as bookstores, as well as outdoor farmers’ markets. Other businesses have resumed their operations as well – except those located in shopping centres – but must ensure health and safety measures can be respected. The government voted on 6 May on lifting the state of emergency and curfew. A decision on the re-opening of restaurants, bars, shopping centres, spas is expected by 10 May – if social distancing measures can be respected. By 10 May public transport is expected to reopen in the cities Belgrade, Kragujevac and Nis; inter-municipal public transport will reopen during the same period. Gloves and face masks are compulsory when using public transport. Air traffic is due to resume from 18 May. However, exact details are yet to be made available.

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    09.05.2020
  • Source [https://rs.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/]
    [https://www.osac.gov/Content/Report/adcc91bd-9754-4a47-8a42-1852cc2b095f]
    [https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening]
    [https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/serbia]
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