VISA REGIME
 

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required

Note:

 

 

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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter Somalia. A negative PCR test, not older than 96 hours, is required. All passengers departing from Somalia must have a negative PCR test issued no more than 72 hours earlier.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia require a visa for entering Somalia. For any information regarding methods for submitting a visa request and the issuing of visas consult foreign diplomatic-consular representative offices of Somalia through the website: https://www.embassypages.com/somalia. Having in mind that the Embassy of Somalia in the Russian Federation covers the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis, consult the website of their Embassy in Moscow: https://www.embassypages.com/missions/embassy23079/. When submitting a visa request, the duration of validity of the passport for tourist travel must be at least 6 months, and the same conditions apply for regulating residence.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been signed.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION – We advise checking the current health situation before travelling, on the website of the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa: www.afro.who.int/health-topics, and the website of the World Health Organization www.who.int. Only bottled water is used for drinking.

SECURITY SITUATION – The security situation has been unstable for decades, further deteriorating due to the continuous activities of the Al-Shabaab terrorist organisation. We do not advise citizens of the Republic of Serbia to travel to Somalia, unless in dire need. In such cases, staying in hotels within the airport security zone is recommended.

TRANSPORT – Flights are only available through the international airport in the capital of Mogadishu.

OTHER – The national currency of Somalia is the Somali shilling (SOS), while the most frequently used currency is USD, mainly in the form of 20-dollar bills.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in Somalia, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nairobi (address: Benin Drive 1032, Runda, Nairobi), covering Somalia on a non-residential basis, at the following telephone number: + 254 794 588 515; + 254 734 601 031; +254 732 755 554 or e-mail: nairobi@embassyofserbia.or.ke and consular@embassyofserbia.or.ke