Visa-free entry for Indians in Serbia to end from January 1, 2023
New Delhi : The Serbia government has decided to end visa-free entry for Indians from January 1, 2023 onwards. The Indian passport holders will no longer be able to enter Serbia without a valid visa. The decision has been taken keeping in mind the requirements of European Union visa policy.
"The existing arrangement of visa-free entry into Serbia for all Indian passport holders for staying in Serbia up to 30 days has been withdrawn by the Government of Serbia," said the government in a statement.
Earlier, Indian passport holders were allowed to visit Serbia without any visa for a period of 30 days in a year, but the facility has been withdrawn from the day one of 2023.
The Indian Embassy in Serbia, capital Belgrade, has also issued travel advisory for Indians. Embassy has asked all Indian passport holders to obtain a visa from Serbian Embassy in Belgrade before they plan their travel in the country after January 1, 2023.
Meanwhile, Indians who currently hold a valid user for UK and US will be allowed to enter Serbia visa-free for a period of 90 days. In addition to Indians, Serbia has terminated visa-free travel facility to citizens of Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia and Burundi. For these countries, however, the facility has been withdrawn from November 20.