Air Serbia

Regulations

Online check-in is currently available only to passport holders of the destination countries.
Please be informed about travel restriction and your eligibility to travel and check the latest information from relevant authorities at your destination country, we also recommend to check latest information here.
Please note, that certain countries require online application form to be filled in or special QR code to be obtained before the trip.

  • Serbia

    ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER SERBIA:
    All foreign citizens can enter Serbia with COVID-19 negative test results

    *see exemptions

    COVID-19 TESTING: YES

    Type of test accepted: PCR

    Travel from USA only: PCR or Antigen FIA rapid test

    Test validity: 48hrs before arrival in Serbia

    Exemptions:

    • Children under the age of 12.
    • Persons fully vaccinated in Serbia with confirmation issued by health institutions.
    • Nationals of: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, North Macedonia, and Montenegro *foreign residents of the listed countries must take a PCR/Antigen test 48hrs after entering Serbia
    • Business travellers with approval from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce

    PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM: NO

    QUARANTINE / SELF-ISOLATION: YES
    Serbian nationals and foreigners with residence in Serbia, without PCR / Rapid test, must self-isolate for a period of 10 days and report to a COVID centre within 24hrs of entering Serbia.

    For more details, please visit: covid19.rs

  • United States

    On January 12, 2021, CDC issued an Order requiring all air passengers arriving to the United States from a foreign country to get tested no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to present the negative result of PCR or Rapid Antigen test or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in English to the airline before boarding the flight, with complete and signed attestation form. Please download the attestation form here, fill it out, sign it and take two copies with you to the airport. This Order came into effect from January 26, 2021. Passengers who fail to comply with this order will not be permitted to board the aircraft. Infants, airline crew members and U.S. officials are exempt from this order.

    Wearing protective face masks for the entire duration of the flight between Belgrade and New York will be mandatory from February 1, 2021. Passengers who do not adhere to this measure will not be able to board or will be removed from the plane. Failure to comply with this measure may also result in both criminal and civil penalties. Removal of the protective mask is allowed during consumption of food and drinks, for a maximum of 15 minutes.

    Children under the age of 2 and people with disabilities who cannot wear a mask because of disability are exempt from wearing the mask.

  • United Kingdom

    All passengers arriving to the UK are required to:

    • take a coronavirus (COVID-19) test and get a negative result no more than 3 days before their date of travel
    • book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on or before day 2 and on or after day 8 of their quarantine
    • complete a passenger locator form with details of where they will home quarantine when they arrive and the travel test package booking reference number
    • quarantine for 10 days upon arrival

    Providing false or deliberately misleading information when filling out your passenger locator form is an offence punishable by imprisonment. You could be fined up to £10,000, imprisoned for up to 10 years or both if you do not provide accurate details about the countries you have visited in the 10 days before you arrived in the UK.

    If you break the quarantine rules you may face a penalty of up to £10,000.

    For more information please visit the UK government site.

  • Belgium

    ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER BELGIUM:
    For the detailed information on eligibility to enter Belgium, please visit info-coronavirus.be.

    Persons who are not subjected to the visa requirements (visa type C) must be in possession of an "Essential Travel Certificate – issued by the Belgian embassy/consulate". Based on the "essential travel certificate", the person can travel to Belgium.

    COVID-19 TESTING: YES

    Type of test accepted:

    Test validity: 72hrs before arrival in Belgium. The test must be in Dutch, French, German or English

    Passengers without tests will not be accepted on the flight.

    Exemptions: Belgian residents, children under the age of 6.

    PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM: YES
    All passengers from Serbia are obliged to fill in the online PLF form. For more information, please visit travel.info-coronavirus.be.

    QUARANTINE / SELF-ISOLATION: YES
    On arrival in Belgium from a red zone, a quarantine and a test on day 1 and on day 7 of quarantine are mandatory for residents in Belgium. People will receive a text message on their arrival, allowing them to get a test at a test center.
    On arrival in Belgium from a red zone, a quarantine and a test on day 7 of this quarantine are mandatory for non-residents in Belgium. People will receive a text message on their arrival, allowing them to get a test at a test center.
    The quarantine ends upon receipt of the negative result of the test on day 7.

    For more details, please visit: info-coronavirus.be.

  • Cyprus

    All inbound passengers who travel to Cyprus are required to submit an online form CY 'FlightPass' 24 hours prior to planned time of flight latest (first select “Flying to Cyprus” and then go to “Application Process”). Otherwise, they will be denied right to board.

  • Spain

    The Electronic Passenger Locator Form must be completed before arrival at the airport. PLF is available on the following link.​
    Once they have completed this form, passengers will receive a QR code which they shall show upon arrival.

  • Italy

    ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER ITALY:
    Italy prohibits travel from Serbia, except in the cases listed here.
    For the current list of restrictions based on the country of origin, please visit this page.

    COVID-19 TESTING: YES
    Type of test accepted: PCR or Antigen
    Test validity: 48hrs before boarding the aircraft. The test must be in English.
    There is additional testing upon arrival at the destination.
    Proof of negative test is mandatory to board the flight.

    PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM: YES
    EU Digital Locator - app.euplf.eu
    Self-declaration form for travel to Italy from abroad. Download here.
    Annex to Self-declaration. Download here.

    QUARANTINE / SELF-ISOLATION: YES
    Isolation for 14 days, with health surveillance by the Department of Prevention.

    For more details, please visit this page.

  • Austria

    Detailed information regarding travel restrictions to Austria are available here.

    Serbian nationals are currently not on the acceptance list of the Austrian government, and not allowed to enter Austria except in case of emergency.

    Before entering the country, travellers must register online at www.sozialministerium.at/PTC-Form-en and present the confirmation of transmission before your flight and upon entry.

    When entering Austria, a quarantine of 10 days after entry is obligatory, if you stayed in a country not on the list of exempted countries during the previous 10 days.

    Travellers, who do not fall under any of the exemptions listed in the COVID-19 entry regulation, must present proof of a negative test result for SARS-CoV-2 upon request of border authorities. If they are unable to do so, this test must be conducted immediately after entry, at the latest within 24 hours.

  • China

    According to the joint announcement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the General Administration of Customs of China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, starting from 31/8/2020, Chinese and foreign travelers who are to fly from Serbia to China are required to take nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 within three days before boarding and only those who test negative will be allowed to board the plane.

    For Chinese passengers, only those who can present green health codes with an “HS” mark (please see attachment 1) are allowed on board. The passport or other travel document numbers (with some digits in the middle replaced by asterisks) shown on the top of the health codes can be used to verify whether a passenger is presenting his or her own code.


    Green health code with an "HS" mark sample

    For foreign passengers, only those who can present Health Declaration Forms issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate (please see attachment 2) are allowed on board. Please be noted that a Health Declaration Form is different from a Chinese visa.


    Health Declaration Forms sample

    Both the green health code with an "HS" mark and the Health Declaration Form have a validity period. The health code will turn gray when expired. In the case of a flight delay, please check the validity of the health code or the Health Declaration Form based on the original departure time, and if valid, please allow the passenger with such a gray health code or an expired Health Declaration Form on board.

    For passengers departing from Serbia and ultimately bound for China who transfer via other countries, the above-mentioned procedures for checking their health codes or Health Declaration Forms should also be followed. Otherwise, they may not be allowed to board the connecting flight.

    For flights ultimately bound for China which make a technical stopover in Serbia, there is no need to check the health codes or Health Declaration Forms of their passengers during the stopover. Only those China-bound passengers who board the plane during the stopover in Serbia are required to have their health codes or Health Declaration Forms checked.

  • France

    All travelers arriving in France from countries outside the European Union must present a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old in order to board a plane.

    Passengers who must enter France immediately, and come from a country where the PCR test cannot for some reason be carried out before their departure, will have to request a consular pass and will be required to take the test upon arrival in France. They will be obliged to remain in isolation for 7 days in an institution designated by the authorities.

    All passengers travelling on international flights to France, regardless of nationality, are required to complete and present before travel:

    1. Displacement and travel certification on this link
    2. PLF (Passenger Locator Form)at least 48 hours before their flight. The online form is available on the following link, where passengers should provide their contact data during their stay in France.

    These measures do not apply to children under the age of 11.

  • Denmark

    Persons resident in high-risk countries who have a legitimate purpose of entering Denmark, including employees, must now present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

    List of current high-risk countries within the EU, the Schengen area, and the United Kingdom

    The requirement does not apply to persons resident in Norway and the border regions (Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge). At the current infection rates, the requirement does not apply at the moment to persons resident in other parts of Germany and Sweden.

    In case of lack of documents

    If a person who wants to enter Denmark cannot present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry, the relevant person must expect to be refused entry as of Monday, 26 October 2020.

    Persons resident in Denmark and/or of Danish nationality

    Danish nationals and persons resident in Denmark can enter Denmark regardless of the intended purpose of their entry and without presenting proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

    Persons who want to travel through Denmark

    As regards transit, travel through Denmark is permitted. This applies regardless of your habitual residence and your means of transport. In those situations, you are not required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

    List updated weekly

    The list of high-risk countries in the EU, the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom is updated weekly by the SSI and the list of third countries whenever relevant, including on the basis of the list updated by the EU. Further, the requirement will apply to banned countries outside the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom.

    Read more about the new restrictions and see the list of high-risk countries at Is my country open or banned?

  • Germany

    Entry restrictions:

    A travel ban has been imposed on countries with widespread occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 virus variants of concern (referred to as "areas of variant of concern"). Air carriers, may not transport any persons from these countries to Germany. There are only a few, strictly defined exceptions to this travel ban, namely for:

    1. Persons who are resident in Germany with a current right to reside in the country
    2. Persons on connecting flights who do not leave the transit zone of an international airport

    Testing requirement:

    If you are aged 6 or over and travelling to Germany, you must provide proof that you have tested negative for COVID-19. You must present the negative test result to the airline before departure.  This requirement applies to all travel to Germany. You are required to do the test at the relevant test centres abroad no more than 48 hours before entering Germany.
    Nucleic acid amplification technology processes (PCR, LAMP, TMA) and antigen tests are accepted. Antibody tests are not accepted.

    Digital entry registration:

    Travellers who have visited a risk area, high incidence area or virus variant area in the last ten days before entering Germany must register at www.einreiseanmeldung.de before arriving in Germany and carry proof of registration with them at entry.

    If an electronic form is not available, please download and fill out the form:

    After completing the form with all the necessary information, you will receive a PDF file as confirmation, which you must present during aircraft boarding.

    Quarantine requirements:

    Upon entry to Germany following a stay in a risk area, you must proceed directly to your destination following entry and self-isolate for a period of ten days (quarantine).
    Your ten-day quarantine can be terminated at the earliest after the fifth day following entry with a negative test result for infection with coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

    Detailed information on current requirements for entry to Germany during the COVID-19 pandemic is available here.

  • Switzerland

    Starting Monday 8 February, 2021, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH has introduced new rules for all persons entering Switzerland:

    Entry form: The electronic entry form is available here.

    Important: Fill out the form beforeyour entry to Switzerland. Children can be included on the form of the adults travelling with them.

    Negative test result: If you enter Switzerland by air you must be able to show proof of your negative test already on boarding. Without a negative test result you will not be allowed to board the aircraft.

    Exceptions: Children under the age of 12 are not subject to the testing requirement and do not need proof of a negative test result.

    Quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland: Adults and Children who have spent time in a country or area with an increased risk of infection and then enter Switzerland must go into quarantine. The countries and areas affected are set down in the FOPH list of high-risk countries and can be found here.

    Exemptions from the testing and quarantine requirement:

    • People travelling on business for an important reason that cannot be postponed.
    • People travelling for an important medical reason that cannot be postponed.
    • Transit passengers who have spent less than 24 hours in a state or area with an increased risk of infection.

    For more information please visit the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH site.

  • Netherlands

    If you are aged 13 or over and traveling to the Netherlands from a high-risk country, you must provide proof that you have tested negative for COVID-19. This requirement is applying for all travels to the Netherlands from a high-risk country. High-risk country is any country that is not on the EU list of safe countries. Rules apply even if the Netherlands is not your final destination.

    You can do this by:

    1. Presenting a negative NAAT (PCR) test result based on a sample collected no more than 24 hours before boarding; or
    2. Presenting both a negative NAAT (PCR) test result based on a sample collected no more than 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands and a negative rapid test result based on a sample collected no more than 24 hours before boarding.

    In addition to the negative test, all travelers coming by air are required to present a completed and signed Negative Test Declaration and Health Declaration Form.

    Always self-quarantine on arrival

    Testing negative is not a substitute for self-quarantining. People with a negative test result should still self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival in the Netherlands. You can arrange to get tested for coronavirus again on the 5th day after your arrival. If the result of this test is negative, you can end your self-quarantine.To prepare for your journey to the Netherlands do the Quarantine Check for travelers.

    More information available here.

  • Greece

    ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER GREECE:
    For the full list of nationalities allowed to enter Greece, please visit www.travel.gov.gr

    COVID-19 TESTING: YES*
    Type of test accepted: PCR
    Test validity: 72hrs before arrival in Greece. The test must be in English.
    Passengers without tests will not be accepted on the flight.
    or
    Hold a certificate of vaccination, in English, issued by a public authority, proof that vaccination was completed at least 14 days prior to arrival in Greece.

    PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM: YES
    One day before arrival or departure from Greece, you must fill out the form on www.travel.gov.gr/#/user/login

    QUARANTINE / SELF-ISOLATION: YES
    All travellers entering Greece should self-isolate for 7 days at home or their temporary residence.

    Quarantine exemptions: Permanent residents of EU member states, United Kingdom, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Serbia, and Israel are exempt from quarantine if they:

    1. Have a negative PCR test not older than 72hrs before arrival in Greece
    2. Hold a certificate of vaccination, in English, issued by a public authority, proof that vaccination was completed at least 14 days prior to arrival in Greece

    For more details, please visit: www.travel.gov.gr

  • Montenegro

    ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER MONTENEGRO:
    All foreign citizens can enter Montenegro with COVID-19 negative test results or proof they are fully vaccinated

    *See exemptions

    COVID-19 TESTING: YES

    Type of test accepted: PCR or IgG antibodies

    Test validity:

    • PCR: not older than 72hrs before arrival
    • IgG antibodies: not older than 30 days before arrival

    Seroloski IgG antitela: ne stariji od 30 dana pre ulaska

    Exemptions:

    • Children under the age of 5.
    • Proof of second dose vaccination no more than 7 days before entering Montenegro.
    • Nationals of: Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania, and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence, can enter Montenegro if they have stayed in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania within the period of 15 days prior to entering Montenegro

    PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM: NO

    QUARANTINE / SELF-ISOLATION: YES*
    Montenegrin nationals and foreigners with residence in Montenegro without PCR / Serological test / Vaccination proof, must self-isolate for the period of 14 days.

    For more details, please visit: www.gov.me

Partner airline rules

  • Etihad Airways flights

    COVID-19 PCR testing mandatory for all Etihad Airways flights

    Currently it is mandatory for all passengers to have a COVID-19 PCR test before they fly with Etihad Airways from any worldwide airport outside of Abu Dhabi.

    From 16 August, it will be mandatory to have a COVID-19 PCR test for all flights with Etihad Airways.

    Tests can be carried out at any government accredited medical facility a maximum of 96 hours before the flight departure time. 

    Children under 12 and people with mild and severe disabilities are exempt from COVID-19 PCR testing. Testing requirements may vary by destination and passengers should always check before their trip at etihad.com/destinationguide.

    If a passenger tests positive or they are unable to present proof of their negative COVID-19 PCR test before their flight, they will not be permitted to travel. They can rearrange their flight for free, or cancel and use the value of their flight towards their next trip with Etihad Credit.

    Learn more about COVID-19 testing at etihad.com/destinationguide.