VISA REGIME — CHINA (MAINLAND)

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 30 days after the date of entry.
Note:

Holders of an emergency travel document in transit do not require a visa, provided they do not leave the international airport transit area and do not stay in China for more than 24 hours. In all other cases, visa is required.

VISA REGIME — HONG KONG SAR

For holders of valid passports, visa is not required for stays up to 14 days.

VISA REGIME — MACAO SAR

For holders of valid passports, visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days within a period of 180 days.

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who are traveling to the  People's Republic of China are required to provide the following documents:

Proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, as well as two negative PCR tests conducted in with an interval of 48 hours and 24 hours prior to departure, with different detection reageans, in two different authorized labs in the Republic of Serbia.

The results of both tests should be forwarded to the Embassy of the  People's Republic of China in Belgrade for the purpose of obtaining an electronic travel certificate (Green Health Code). The application form can be found at https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/

For detailed information who can enter in China, please follow information posted on the official website of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Serbia at the following link:  http://rs.chineseembassy.org/srp/lsyw/tz/202109/t20210908_10251393.htm

For passengers who are traveling to  the  People's Republic of China via transit country, it is necessary to repeat the whole procedure for obtaining two negative PCR tests (no older than 48 hours) in authorized health institutions in transiting country and to send them to the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in transiting country for obtaining electronic travel certificate.

All inbound travelers to the  People's Republic of China, including citizens of  the Republic of Serbia, are required to stay in centralized quarantine for 7 days after they can continue their self-isolation stay at home for another 3 days. During their stay in centralized quarantine, travelers are requried to do 5 PCR tests.

HONG KONG

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia can enter Hong Kong if they can provide a proof of being fully vaccinated, as well as the negative result of a rapid PCR test that must be performed 24 hours prior to departure. Hong Kong has lifted inbound quarantine rules effective 26 September 2022. However, overseas travelers are required to do a PCR test upon arrival to the Hong Kong Airport after they can continue to their accommodation. The use of public transport is permitted. During the first three days of stay in a chosen accommodation, there is general freedom of movement, but only after obtaining a negative PCR test result and a “blue code”, a traveler is permitted to visit public venues such as restaurants and clubs. According to the new entry regulations, in the first week of their stay in Hong Kong, travelers are required to conduct four PCR testing in total.

MACAO

All foreigners, as well as Chinese citizens from mainland China and SAR Hong Kong, can travel to Macao under the same conditions they are allowed to enter to mainland China.

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

To enter and stay in the People’s Republic of China for up to 30 days, citizens of the Republic of Serbia do not need a visa.
Hong Kong:
Holders of valid passports of the Republic of Serbia may enter the territory of Hong Kong SAR without a visa for stays of up to 14 days.
Macao:
Holders of valid passports of the Republic of Serbia may enter the territory of Macao SAR without a visa and stay there up to 90 days within a period of 180 days.

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

Social Security Agreement signed between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on 8 June 2018, entered into force on 1 February 2021. The Agreement regulates certain issues concerning compulsory pension and disability insurance, as well as unemployment insurance.

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION Health situation is under control. Face masks are mandatory in all public transport means as well as all public buildings.

SECURITY SITUATION High-level security.

TRANSPORT All types of transport are functional, highly efficient, and affordable. There is no agreement on national driver’s licences between the two countries.
Agreement on mutual recognition and exchange of driver's licenses between R. Serbia and the People's Republic of China – since March 13, 2022

OTHER INFORMATION All payments are effected in the national currency (yuan ― RMB) only; also, payments can be effected with standard credit and debit cards (VISA, MasterCard, etc.). Exchange of all convertible currencies to yuan and vice versa is performed in Chinese banks without any problem.

Contact information:

During your stay in the People’s Republic of China, for consular assistance and protection, you may contact:
The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Beijing (Address: San Li Tun, Dong 6 Jie 1, 100600 BEIJING,  P.R. OF CHINA), at the following telephone numbers: 00 8610 / 65 32 35 16, 65 32 30 16, 65 32 54 13, 65 32 16 93, and e-mail: embserbia@embserbia.cn;
Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Shanghai (Address: Rm, 801, No.1, Lane 60, Lyon Garden, Ronghua East Road, Gu Bei New Area, SHANGHAI 201103, P.C. OF CHINA), at the following telephone numbers: 00 8621 / 62 08 13 88, 62 08 18 99, and e-mail address: consulate@srbshanghai.org.

(Last updated on Sunday, 7 February 2021)