VISA requirements

Decision on the Abolishment of the Visas for the Entry and Stay in the Serbia for Citizens of Certain Countries

At its session on 29 May 2003, the Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro brought the Decision on the Abolishment of the Visas for the Entry and Stay in the Serbia which reads:

  1. The visas for the entry and stay in Serbia up to 90 days shall be abolished for all types of travel documents for citizens of the following countries:the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Israel, Cyprus, Malta, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand. 

  2. This Decision shall enter into force on the day preceding the day of its publication in the Official Gazette of Serbia and Montenegro.

The Decision will be published in the Official Gazette of Serbia and Montenegro which will be issued on 30 May 2003 and will enter into force on Saturday 31 May 2003, a day after publication.

The Council of Minister brought this Decision in accordance with the policy of good and partnership relations, mutually beneficial cooperation and full openness towards the countries of the European Union and EU candidate countries, the United States of America and other highly developed countries.


  1. Application Form;

  2. Valid Passport;

  3. Letter of invitation (verified by the competent Serbian authority) or an invitation by a company for a business visit or a receipt or authorized tourist company certifying that the travel arrangement has been paid for (letter of credit or other payment receipt); Full address and land line telephone number are essential;

  4. Proof of sufficient funds;

  5. Certificate that a health fund shall cover the medical costs in Serbia, if any.

Note: Transit visa applicants are required to obtain the visa for the country they will enter after the transit through Serbia.

In order to avoid disappointments, please apply well in advance before the date of travel and provide full information about yourself and your sponsor.

You are encouraged to apply by post, sending photocopies of the passport including resident visa (UK or Ireland). In this case it is required to send self-addressed envelope in order to receive an application refference number. By stating reference number you can easily check the status of your application by phone (14-16h) or by email.

Visa costs:

  • One entry or transit  £17.00 ;

  • Two entries   £33.00;

  • Multiple entries  £45.00;

Exceptions to general prices apply.