For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa not required for a stay of up to 90 days during a six-month period

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa not required for stays of up to 90 days in a period of six months *


* visa-free regime does not apply to holders of passports issued by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia ― Coordination Directorate.
Visa required for holders of passports and other travel documents in transit, except for travellers coming from Schengen countries.


Poland has lifted all restrictions related to Covid-19, i.e. a negative PCR test or proof of vaccination is not required to enter Poland.

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter Poland if they are arriving from Serbia (by direct flight Belgrade-Warsaw) or by land - from the countries of the European Union with which Poland borders (Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia).

For more information on entering and leaving Poland click here.


Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are permitted to stay in Poland up to 90 days within a period of six months, as in other EU and Schengen area member states. A valid passport is required to enter Poland and, depending on the purpose of visit (tourist, business, private), border authorities may ask for additional documents, including proof of means of subsistence during the stay, travel health insurance, letter of invitation a legal or natural person, address of residence while in the Republic of Poland, etc.

Crossing the border between Poland, Belarus and the Kaliningrad region

Crossing the border between Poland and Belarus for passenger traffic is done only through the border crossing: Terespol - Brześć, while cargo traffic is allowed only for trucks registered in Poland, EU countries, EFTA and Switzerland at the Kukuryki - Kozłowiczy crossing. Trucks of Serbian truck carriers are recommended to cross from Belarus to the European Union via border crossings with Lithuania and Latvia.

Crossing the border between Poland and the Kaliningrad region is possible at two border crossings: Grzechotki - Mamonowo II and Bezledy-Bagrationowsk.

An important note for citizens of Serbia entering Poland from Belarus, Russia and the Kaliningrad region.

Since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the competent authorities of Poland have banned the entry of foreigners who wish to enter Poland via the land/road border from Belarus, Russia and the Kaliningrad region for the purpose of transit. Entry is granted only to citizens of Poland, EU, foreign diplomats or foreigners who have a regulated stay in Poland (work and student residence card or visa). Other foreigners are granted entry to Poland in exceptional cases, and the final decision on entry is made exclusively by the competent duty chief of the border police when the foreigner arrives at the specific border crossing.

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who wish to return to Serbia from Belarus, Russia and the Kaliningrad region via Poland are requested not to set off before contacting the Embassies of the Republic of Serbia in Warsaw, Moscow or Minsk. Travelers should provide embassies with information on who, when and through which border crossing they plan to enter Poland. The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Warsaw, after receiving this information for the purpose of announcing the entry of citizens of Serbia into the territory of Poland. However, announcements are not a guarantee that they will be automatically granted entry and transit. The announcement is just a request to the Polish authorities to grant them entry, and the concrete decision on the entry of Serbian citizens into Poland is made by the border police officer who will review the documentation at the border crossing between Poland and Belarus and Poland and the Kaliningrad region.

The exit of all foreigners from Polish Serbia to Russia and Belarus is not prohibited, but it is extremely difficult due to the rigorous controls carried out by the Polish authorities.


The 1958 Agreement between the Government of the Polish People's Republic and the Government of the Federative People's Republic of Yugoslavia on social insurance is still in force and covers health insurance in emergencies without any particular requirements.



TRANSPORT —  Serbian driving license in new standard format can be used in transit or for a period of 6 months from the date of obtaining permanent or temporary residence, but not longer than the period of validity of the driving license. Serbian driving license can be exchanged for a Polish driving license by initiating proceedings before the competent Polish authority in the place of residence.

The Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Poland are parties to the so-called License plate subsystem, and as of 1 January 2012 no Green card certificate is required for vehicles registered in the Republic of Serbia to travel to the Republic of Poland.

OTHER INFORMATION — The PLN (Polish zloty) is the national currency used in Poland. All convertible world currencies can be exchanged easily at exchange offices. Payment cards (Visa, MasterCard) are generally an accepted means of payment.  


Contact information

For consular assistance and protection while in Poland, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Warsaw, address Al. Roż 5, 00-556 Warszawa, tel. +48 22 628 51 61, +48 22 625 60 41, fax: +48 22 629 71 73, and e-mail: