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Serbia, which is home to more than seven million people, is a country located in central Europe.
This country’s expansive history has made it famous for many different things. These include its authentic rakija (or brandy) and being the home country of inventor Nikola Tesla.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Serbia. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Serbia: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Some more routine infections like measles and whooping cough occur in Serbia. Make sure your routine vaccinations are up-to-date before your trip.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A visa is not required to visit Serbia unless you plan on staying longer than 90 days. Those traveling to Serbia will need to have a passport that is valid on the day they enter the country.
Be sure keep your passport somewhere safe for the duration of your stay as you will be unable to leave without it. In the event that you do lose your passport, you will need a police report as well as a new passport to exit Serbia.
Additionally, if you are a U.S. citizen, you must register within 24 hours of arriving to Serbia. Hotels will do this for you when you check in. But if you are staying at a private home, you will need to go to the nearest police station to register.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Serbia’s climate is warm-humid continental or humid subtropical. The northern regions’ weather features rain and humidity. Southern areas experiences drier weather.
Summers in Serbia are hot and humid with temperatures in the 60’s to 80’s. Winters are in the 30’s to 40’s.
Serbia is of the few countries in Europe that is at a very high risk for natural disasters. The most likely are earthquakes, floods and droughts.
In Serbia, most crime against travelers is from letting their guard down. Petty crime is the most common. Beware of theft, pickpocketing and burglary.
Other more violent crimes are less likely to occur but are not unheard of. Xenophobia is a prevalent issue in this country and can result in violence. Tourists are rarely the targets of these crimes. Avoid clubs and other night time hotspots.
Americans traveling to Serbia should be aware that anti-U.S. sentiments are common. Certain anniversaries and national holidays are hotspots for these sentiments.
When traveling to Serbia, you’ll want to pack the following items:
There is one U.S. Embassy in Serbia. If you need help, use the following contact information to reach the U.S. Embassy of Serbia:
U.S. Embassy Belgrade
92 Bulevar kneza Aleksandra Karadjordjevica
11040 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 706-4000
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