VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required

Note:             

Visa required for holders of passports and other travel documents in transit, unless transiting through New Zealand to Australia with a valid Australian visa.

 

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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may not enter the country, except for those persons who have been granted permanent residence and members of their immediate family. Entry may be granted for humanitarian work or if there are sufficiently convincing reasons, subject to obtaining prior permission from the competent authorities. There is a mandatory 14-day quarantine, in specially designated facilities, and travellers are required to book accommodation in these facilities before travel. The costs of staying in quarantine are borne by the traveller. All persons are tested for COVID-19 upon arrival in the country.
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may transit through New Zealand provided that they have transit visa (time spent in transit cannot exceed 24 hours). Transit is only allowed through the Auckland Airport.
Only New Zealand nationals, permanent residents, and members of their immediate families, as well as Australian nationals who normally reside in New Zealand, are allowed to enter New Zealand.
As of 16 January 2021, all passengers arriving from the United Kingdom and the United States of America must show a negative PCR-test result issued no more than 72 hours earlier.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Serbian citizens need a visa for travelling to New Zealand.

All information on the type and conditions for specific visa categories is available at: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas

Visa application may be submitted online by registering at: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa 

Information about allowed and forbidden items is available at: https://www.customs.govt.nz/personal/travel-to-and-from-nz/travelling-to-nz/ and

https://www.mpi.govt.nz/biosecurity/

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION  

HEALTH SITUATION — Current information on the health situation can be found on the website of the World Health Organization: www.who.int.

SECURITY SITUATION — Security situation in New Zealand is stable.

TRANSPORT — International driving permit is recognized for a period of up to 12 months

 

Contact information

For consular assistance and protection while in New Zealand, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Canberra, which covers New Zealand on non-residential basis, via tel. + 612 / 6290-2630 and + 612 / 6290-2948, email: embassy.canberra@mfa.rs and office.canberra@mfa.rs, as well as Serbian Consulate General in Sydney via tel. + 612 / 9362-3003 and + 612 / 9362-4637, and email: gkrssid@optusnet.com.au