Visa Requirements

A short stay visa is issued for purposes of tourism, business and other travel for a single, double or multiple entry into Serbia. The duration of an uninterrupted stay or the total duration of successive visits of a foreigner with a short stay visa should not exceed 90 days within a period of six months from the day of the first entry.

Visa-free entry

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Serbia:

For all types of passport, up to 90 days:
Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, San Marino, the Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City

For diplomatic and official passports, as well as ordinary passports with the  "on business…" clause:
Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Only with diplomatic or official passports:
Brazil, Ecuador, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kuwait, Morroco, Moldova, Pakistan, Peru, Vietnam

Only with diplomatic passports: 

See the complete list here.


Conditions for issue of visas

Citizens of countries needing a visa to enter require the following documents:

  • Valid foreign passport with at least 90 days remaining before expiry
  • Proof of reason for travel:
    • for a private visit: letter of invitation certified by the relevant authority in Serbia
    • for a business visit: letter of invitation from the company, organisation or institution
    • for a tourist visit: confirmation of payment for travel services from an authorised tourist organisation (voucher or other proof of payment)

On a reciprocal interstate basis, a foreign national may be required to show the following additional documents:

  • a return travel ticket
  • proof of sufficient funds in hard currency for the duration of their stay in Serbia
  • confirmation of travel health insurance for any possible costs of treatment

Group visas for group travel can be obtained from travel agencies.

To obtain a Serbian visa please contact the nearest diplomatic or consular mission of the Republic of Serbia.


Registration of foreigners

Serbian organisations and individuals providing accommodation to foreigners against payment, as well as locals hosting visiting foreigners, must register the foreigner’s stay with the local police station within 24 hours of the commencement of the accommodation arrangement, or of the foreign visitor’s arrival.
A foreigner not using official accommodation nor staying with a private individual must register his or her stay and change of address with the local police station within 24 hours of arriving at the place of residency or of the change of address. A place of residency is where a foreigner intends to stay for more than 24 hours.
The registration of foreigners can also be done by e-mail.

Ministry of Interior
Belgrade Police - Department for foreigners
Savska Street No. 35, Phone: +381 (0)11 361-5160