VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required.
 

Note:

Visa is 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 not enter Australia, except holders of residence permit and members of their family. Other exceptions include humanitarian or other necessary reasons if an entry permit is received prior to that.
Mentioned categories may enter without going to quarantine if a person presents a certificate of complete vaccination (in English or certified translation into English), in either paper or digital form. Completed immunization  implies that at least 7 days have passed since receiving the second dose, and that the vaccine is accepted by the Australia`s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, AstraZeneca COVISHIELD, Pfizer/Biontech Comirnaty, Moderna Spikevax, Sinovac Coronavac, Bharat (Covaxin), Sinopharm (BBIBP-CorV), or one dose of Janssen-Cilag COVID Vaccine. In addition a negative PCR test result, not older than 72 hours, is mandatory.
For travellers that are not vaccinated, 14-day quarantine rule is mandatory, in specifically designated places, at the expense of the traveller. In addition a negative PCR test result, not older than 72 hours, is also mandatory.
Transit is allowed with a transit visa (if the time in transit is not longer than 72 hours).
All persons arriving to Australia must fill in Australia Travel Declaration (https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/australia-travel-declaration) at least 72 hours prior to arrival.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia need a visa to enter Australia.

All information on the type and conditions for individual categories of visas can be found at: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/i-want-apply-visa.

Visa applications may be submitted electronically, through a registered account on the ImmiAccount: www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa/immi.

Information on what may (not) be brought into the country can be found at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visi/info and https://transferwise.com/au/blog/tax-implications-transfer-from-australia.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.
 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

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

SECURITY SITUATION — The security situation in Australia is stable.

TRANSPORT — A valid national driver’s license (of the same category) is accepted, provided that the driver carries an official translation of the same into English and an international driving permit.

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia with a regulated stay in Australia, who are older than 25, may exchange their national driver's license for an Australian one, in the category of passenger vehicles and motorcycles, without having to take a driving test.

 

Contact information

During your stay in Australia, for consular assistance and protection, you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Canberra, at the following numbers: 00 612 62 90 26 30 and 00 612 62 90 29 48 and e-mail addresses: embassy.canberra@mfa.rs and office.canberra@mfa.rs, as well as the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Sidney, at the following numbers: 00 612 93 62 30 03 and 00 612 93 62 46 37 and e-mail address: gkrssid@optusnet.com.au.

(Last updated  10.04.2021.)