Open with restrictions

Serbia Travel Restrictions

44.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 44.31% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Serbia with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand 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.

To know more of Serbia's entry conditions, please click here.


Outgoing travel to SerbiaTravelling from New Zealand to Serbia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand 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 either a negative PCR test taken not older than 48 hours prior to arrival to Serbia, a certificate of complete vaccination or certificate of COVID-19 recovery (valid for the period from the 14th to the 180th day).

Minors up to 12 years of age are exempt from this requirement.

Citizens of the Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Bulgaria, Hungary, the Republic of Northern Macedonia and Montenegro are also exempt from providing a negative PCR test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Serbia.

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 New Zealand from Serbia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Serbia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Serbia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Serbia

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

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Serbia without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Serbia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Serbia without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Serbia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Serbia is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Serbia are open with restrictions. Bars in Serbia are open with restrictions.