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Serbia Travel Restrictions

47,63% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 47,41% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Serbia.
Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Serbia without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Serbia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Serbia entry details and exceptions

Traveling to Serbia is allowed provided that travelers can prove that they are protected from COVID-19.

Minors aged 12 to 18, may enter Serbia without a negative test result, a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery, if they submit themselves to testing upon arrival. The test result must be submitted to the territorially competent public health institute of Servia within 48hrs from the time of crossing the state border.

To know more of Serbia's entry conditions, please check the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.


Outgoing travel to SerbiaTravelling from South Africa to Serbia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Serbia.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are required to present a negative PCR test taken not older than 48 hours prior to arrival to Serbia. In lieu of a negative test result, travelers may present a valid certificate of complete vaccination or a certificate of recovery (valid for the period from the 14th to the 180th day).
Minors up to 15 years of age are exempt from this requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Serbia.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are unable to present any of the 3 certificates : Negative PCR Test, Certificate of complete vaccination or Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 disease (no less than 14 days or more than six months), are required to quarantine at home for 10 days.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Serbia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Serbia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Serbia are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Serbia

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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