October 2015

Visas for Kosovo citizens

Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo can travel without visas to Albania, Turkey, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the Maldive Islands. To travel to other countries, Kosovo citizens must be issued with a visa at the Embassy of these countries or Embassies responsible for issuing respective visas. If the country to which the Kosovo citizen is traveling does not have an accredited Embassy in Kosovo, or an accredited embassy does not issue visas, then issuing with visas can be done at the embassy of this country in another state.

Embassies and diplomatic offices issuing visas for Kosovar citizens in the Republic of Kosovo are:

-    British Embassy in Prishtina
-    Belgian Diplomatic Office (also issues visas for Netherlands and Luxembourg)
-    Bulgarian Embassy in Prishtina
-    Croatian Embassy in Prishtina 
-    Hungarian Embassy in Prishtina
-    Italian Embassy in Prishtina
-    Finnish Embassy in Prishtina
-    German Embassy in Prishtina
-    Greek Liaison Office in Prishtina
-    Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina (also issues visas for Denmark)
-    PR of China Liaison Office in Prishtina 
-    Slovak Liaison Office in Prishtina
-    Slovenian Embassy in Prishtina (also issues visas for Latvia)
-    Swiss Embassy in Prishtina (also issues visas for Austria and France)

Some Embassies that issue visas for Kosovar citizens in neighboring states and the region:

-    US Embassy in Skopje - MACEDONIA
-    Czech Embassy in Skopje - MACEDONIA 
-    Swedish Embassy in Skopje - MACEDONIA
-    Rumanian Embassy in Skopje - MACEDONIA
-    Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tirana – ALBANIA and in Skopje - MACEDONIA
-    Spanish Embassy in Skopje - MACEDONIA
-    Polish Embassy in Skopje – MACEDONIA or Tirana - ALBANIA
-    Indian Embassy in Belgrade - SERBIA
-    Israeli Embassy in Belgrade - SERBIA and in Ankara - TURKEY

* The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that before applying for visas for another state that those interested contact the country’s embassy or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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