VISA REGIME

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 90 days.
 

Note:

Visa is not required for the holder of an emergency travel document in transit.

 

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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may travel to Cuba with a proof of completed vaccination against Covid-19. Passengers who do not have a valid vaccination certificate, must present a negative result of RT-PCR test, that was performed no more than 72 hours before the trip, in an authorized laboratory of the country of origin. Children under the age of 12 are exempted from these measures.

When boarding a flight, passengers will be requested by an airline company to submit a vaccination certificate or RT-PCR test.

The Affidavit of Health is also required, the form which is filled in upon arrival in Cuba.

Wearing a mask is mandatory at air and port terminals, as well as throughout the country. A traveler that shows any sign or symptom of Covid 19 will be referred to a health institution, specially designated for such purpose and tested (RT-PCR test).

Upon arrival (at a hotel or private accommodation), all international travelers will be subjected to an epidemiological surveillance.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

To enter the Republic of Cuba, it is necessary to have a valid passport which does not expire in less than 6 months from the date of entry into this country, and a return air ticket. Based on the Agreement on the Abolition of Visas from 1966, citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter the Republic of Cuba without visas and stay on its territory for up to 90 days. Exceptions are stays for the purpose of medical treatment, schooling, work, and the like.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION — Vaccination is not required for travel to Cuba. Most hotels have a 24-hour medical service, specialist doctors, and nurses. In larger cities, there are specialist clinics for tourists. Foreign visitor should only drink bottled water or use water purification tablets, in order to avoid any possibility of tropical diseases. It is recommended to carry first aid kits, personal medications, antibiotics, anti-diarrhoea medications, mosquito spray, similar to traveling to other tropical countries. Sira Garcia International Clinic (Clinica Internacional Cira Garcia), address: Calle 20, No. 4101 esquina a Ave. 41, Playa, Ciudad de La Habana, tel. 00 537 20 44 300, e-mail: faculta@cirag.cu, website: www.cirag.cu.

To find information about the current health situation in this country, go to the World Health Organization website: https://www.who.int/countries/cub/.

SECURITY SITUATION — The Republic of Cuba is a safe country, with a low crime rate. However, as in other tourist destinations, it is necessary to be careful with pickpockets and petty scams, not to leave personal items in public places.

TRANSPORT — During a tourist stay in the country, it is possible to drive a motor vehicle with a Serbian driver's licence. Renting a car requires a valid passport, a driver's licence, and that the driver is at least 21 years of age. Taxi prices (state, private, collective, line) are affordable.

OTHER INFORMATION — The period when a hurricane may hit Cuba is from June to October (usually September−October). The public is informed regularly and promptly about the movement of air currents. In case of a hurricane, all hotels in Cuba are safe.

The official currency in Cuba is the Cuban peso (peso cubano (CUP)). Money is exchanged exclusively at exchange offices called CADECA, which are many. The exchange rate is fixed (24.00 peso = 1.00 US dollar). Never change money on the street.

Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard and the like) are in use and a 10% tax applies to them. Cards issued in the United States or its affiliates are not accepted.

It is recommended to carry a photocopy the first page of the passport, and to leave the original passport (travel document) and jewellery in the room. Travellers should also not carry large amounts of money with/on them.

All mobile phone networks from the Republic of Serbia (GSM and DAMP standard) are available in Cuba. Temporary national mobile telephone numbers, with the option of Internet data top-up, are available and at affordable prices.

 

Contact information:

For consular assistance and protection while in Cuba, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Havana, at one of the following telephone numbers: 00 53 72 04 24 88, 00 53 72 04 26 07, or e-mail address: konzsrbhav@gmail.com.