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Information for foreign citizens in terms of entering the Republic of Kosovo

March 1, 2022
 

The Goverment of the Republic of Kosovo
D E C I S I O N

For general and specific measures to control, prevent and combat COVID-19 pandemic
 

A. [Territorial application]

  1. This decision shall apply to the entire territory of the Republic of Kosovo.

B. [Entries and exits of foreign citizens to and from the Republic of Kosovo]

  1. Every person who enters the Republic of Kosovo shall possess one of the following evidence:
    2.1 Certificate of full vaccination with two doses or a single-dose of Janssen (J&J) vaccine not exceeding more than 12 months after receiving the last dose;
    2.2 Certificate of vaccination with a single dose accompanied with a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, not older than 48 hours;
    2.3 Evidence that the person has recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90 days (positive RT-PCR test issued in the last 21–90 days);
    2.4 Evidence that the person has received the third / booster dose;
    2.5 Evidence of negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, not older than 48 hours.
     
  2. The following persons are released from the request to possess any of the evidence according to point 2.1 to 2.5:

    3.1 Persons who enter Kosovo through the airport or through land border crossing points and leave Kosovo (transit) within three (3) hours through the airport or land border points, provided that at the entrance they sign the declaration that they will leave Kosovo within three (3) hours and that the exit at the border point shall be different from the border entrance;
    3.2 Persons working as professional transporters (drivers), provided that they comply with the protocol for international transport for protection against COVID-19;
    3.3 Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who have left Kosovo in the last 12 hours;
    3.4 Foreign citizens who pass through Kosovo through organized transport by bus or regular international line, transit, provided that a declaration is signed that they will leave the territory of Kosovo within five (5) hours;
    3.5 Foreign diplomats accredited in Kosovo and members of KFOR troops;
    3.6 Persons under the age of twelve (12) years;
    3.7 Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who do not have two doses of vaccine or negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, administered not earlier than 48 hours, are obliged to respect home quarantine for a period of seven (7) days from the entry into the territory of the Republic of Kosovo;
    3.8 Persons with medical evidence from the specialist doctor of the respective field that they have contraindications and are exempt from vaccination. Such persons must present a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, administered not earlier than 48 hours before departure (for passengers entering by air) or 48 hours before arrival at the border crossing point (for those entering the land road).
    3.9 Persons from 12 years of age to 16 years of age must have a negative RT - PCR test not older than 48 hours.

For further information, please read THE GOVERNMENT DECISION on measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, please see the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDP) webpage if your country is on the list of high-risk.