VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

 Visa is required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

 Visa is required

Note:

Holders of an emergency travel document in transit   require a visa unless they leave the international airport zone

 

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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter or transit through the South African Republic (SAR). A valid visa or residence permit is required. Travellers arriving from a high-risk country (the list is available at: http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/list-of-high-risk-covid-19-countries) require a negative PCR-test result issued no more than 72 hours earlier. Upon arrival in SAR, all travellers must undergo a medical examination. Travellers who have a negative test result but are showing signs of a fever will be sent to a 10-day quarantine at their own expense. All travellers must have health insurance.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Visas are required, including for holders of emergency travel documents in transit. The validity period of the travel passport must be 6 months from the day of the planned entry. Additionally, there must be two blank pages in the passport when entering the country. Currently, a negative result of the PCR test for COVID-19 is required to enter or leave the country by plane, or tourists will be accommodated, at their expense, in hospital centres for at least 10 days.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

TRANSPORT — In order to drive a motor vehicle, in addition to the national driver's licence, it is necessary to have an international driver's licence, that means an official translation of the same into English made in the diplomatic-consular mission of the Republic of Serbia in South Africa. The general precondition is that the national or international driver's licence has been issued before the date of the temporary or permanent residence permit.

OTHER INFORMATION — The electricity is 220V/50. Suitable adapter can be bought in almost every supermarket. The official language is English.

 

Contact information

For consular assistance and protection while in the Republic of South Africa, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Pretoria (address: 163, Maraisstreet, Brooklyn 0181, POB 13026, HATFIELD 0028, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA), at the following telephone number: (00 27) 12 460 56 26, or e-mail: info@srbembassy.org.za.