VISA REGIME

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 *

Note:             

* 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.

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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are not allowed tourist or private entry. Only citizens of the Republic of Serbia with a residence permit in Poland, as well as those traveling with a justified purpose (e.g. business trip, study, medical reasons, etc.) are allowed entry. In order to enter Poland, documentation justifying their need for travel must be presented.
Beside it, those that are vaccinated with either Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna or Janssen vaccines should present a certificate of complete vaccination (at least 14 days after receiving the second dose), while travelers that are not vaccinated or are vaccinated with Sinopharm or Sputnik V vaccines need to present a negative PCR test done in one of EU countries (translated into English language). Also a „Green certificate“ proof of recovery from SARS-CoV-2 virus, not older than 6 months, is accepted.
Persons without either one of the mentioned documents will be placed in a 10 day self-isolation, which may be shortened on 7th day upon arrival if a new negative PCR test result is received.
Transit via airport is allowed if transit isn’t longer than 24 hours and one those not leave airport.
Transit by car when entering from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden or Lithuania is allowed with a document proving the need for travel to country of destination. Exit towards Russia, Belarus or Ukraine is allowed.
Transit by car when entering from Russia, Belarus or Ukraine one needs a special permit issued by Polish authorities, given in Polish embassies in Moscow, Minsk or Kiev.
If entering Poland for business, an invitation letter should also be presented, stating concrete reasons for travel to Poland. Similarly when entering for study or sports competition, a proof given by Polish university/school or sporting event organizer respectfully should be presented.
If entering Poland for humanitarian reasons, beside having the mentioned documents, we recommend kindly to contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Warsaw via e-mail embassy.warsaw@mfa.rs

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

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.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

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.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION  

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: embassy.warsaw@mfa.rs.