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You can download a visa application form for the Republic of Serbia at the following address:

http://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/images/stories/pdf/visaform_lat.pdf 

 

VISA INFORMATION FOR THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA AND REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO

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VISA INFORMATION FOR THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

 

Visa regime that the Republic of Serbia applies to the citizens of countries the embassy in Jakarta is responsible for. The whole list could be found at http://mfa.gov.rs/Consularaffairs.htm


This visa information is aimed for regular passport holders 

Visas can be requested by submitting an application to Embassy’s e-mail address embjakarta@serbian-embassy.org

The applicant can scan and e-mail the visa application form, copy of passport and all other necessary documentation (in jpeg or pdf  – scanned documents should not exceed 200 KB). Please inform the Embassy if you have regulated stay in some of the Schengen Countries . Also, please inform in advance what visa do you need (Individual or Group Visa).

The Embassy will inform you when it gets answer from authorities in Serbia. If visa is granted, applicant will bring original passport and all other documentation in person to the Embassy, or send these originals by certified mail (DHL).

The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. When completing the application form please provide all requested information, including your full address in the country you are residing, telephone number and your e mail address.

Visa processing time is approximately 15 days given that prior consent must be granted by the Serbian authorities. It is not possible to procure visa on a same day. There is no visa on arrival.


Visa fees – payment procedure


Visa fee has to be paid in advance in euros by transferring the requested amount to the Embassy bank account. The amount is not refundable. It is necessary to send by e mail the proof of the bank transfer and purpose of transfer immediately to the Embassy e mail address along with all other requested documentation. In payment slip, please include the NAME of the person who is appliying for visa. 

 

To ensure that the  EXACT AMOUNT is received by the embassy, it is highly advised to  consult your local bank of possible incurring BANK CHARGES.


Bank Account details  of Embassy of the Republic of Serbia:

(please DO NOT FORGET  to include the NAME OF THE VISA APPLICANT  in the bank slip)

АCCOUNT NO: 3597226350
ACCOUNT NAME: EMBASSY OF SERBIA
BANK: PT. Bank Danamon Indonesia, Tbk.
Menara Bank Danamon 
Jl. HR. Rasuna Said Blok C No.10
JAKARTA Selatan, Jakarta 12940
INDONESIA
SWIFT/BIC: BDIN ID JA

The applicant(s) has to cover all postal costs (for sending back passport(s) to the applicant(s) to the country covered by this Embassy—30 Euros) – via DHL.

There is no visa fee for holder of passports of: Armenia, China, Mali, Pakistan, and Syria.

TYPES OF VISA

Types of visa available are:
1) Short stay visa (type C visa)
2) Transit visa (type B visa)
3) Temporary residence visa (type D visa).

The Embassy can issue individual or group visa. Group visa  can be issued for the group at least 5 persons travelling in the same time to Serbia. All the persons on a group visa must hold the same citizenship.  Like individual visas, group visa cannot be issued without prior consent from authorities in Serbia and there is no visa on arrival. Fee for group visa is different with individual visa. For group visa “C” fee is 60 Euro for the first person and 3 Euro for each person. Each applicant must provide all requested documents.

For additional info or group visa, contact Embassy by email.


VISA C  (For short stay in Serbia up to 90 days): - Visa Fee = € 61

Short stay visas are mainly issued for tourism, business as well as other traveling needs including a single, double or multiple entries into the Republic of Serbia.

The duration of an uninterrupted stay, and/or the total duration of successive visits of a foreigner with a short stay visa shall not exceed 90 days within a period of six months which began on the day of the first entry.
A short stay visa with the multiple entry option can be issued with the validity of up to one year.

VISA C REQUIREMENTS (Individual short stay in Serbia up to 90 days):

o Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issue date of visa)
o Completed Visa Application Form (PDF or MS Word format)
o Photo (Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm) - Attach your photograph on the visa application form
o Invitation letter.
For a private visit, an invitation letter from a relative or a friend from Serbia is required (signature certified in a municipality).
If applying for a BUSINESS VISA, please enclose an official invitation from the company in Serbia, stating the nature of the business, expected duration of the visit as well as the name and address of the company or institution you are visiting. Also needed is a letter from the pertinent company which you are representing.
o Proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

o Proof of flight reservation or Itinerary (copy of International Driving License, Title and Insurance if you travel by car)

o Proof of the payment of the amount of 60 euros to the Embassy.

o Marriage certificate if married to a Serbian national

o Journalist ID, or accreditation from the editorial office for reporting from Serbia (for journalists)

o Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country)

It is necessary to send by e mail the proof of the bank payment immediately to the Embassy e mail address along with all other requested documentation – in payment slip, Please put the name of the person who applied for visa.


VISA B (Transit visa) Visa Fee = € 61

A transit visa is issued to all foreigners planning for a single, double or multiple transits through the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

A transit visa is valid for up to six months in addition; the duration of stay in the country per one transit shall not exceed five days.
A transit visa may be issued to a foreigner who is in possession of the visa for entry into the destination country or the country through which he/she is transiting if his/her obligation to have that visa is not abolished by an international treaty. (Article 17 of the Law on Foreigners)

VISA B REQUIREMENTS (Individual transit visa):

o Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issue date of visa)
o Completed Visa Application Form (PDF or MS Word format)
o Photo (Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm) - Attach your photograph on the visa application form
o Entry visa to the country to which you are traveling. If visa is not required for that country, other proof of stay in the country is required. (voucher, invitation letter).
o Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country)
o Proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia
o Proof of flight reservation or Itinerary (copy of International Driving License, Title and Insurance if you travel by car)
o Proof of the payment of the amount of 60 euros to the Embassy.

Notice: The visa fee of 155 Euros is required from all citizens of the United Arab Emirates, and 100 Euros for Gabon (in these cases please call the Embassy for a detailed explanation).


VISA D (Visa for temporary stay – more than 90 days): - Visa Fee = € 30

A temporary residence visa implies permission of entry as well as temporary residence for foreigners in the Republic of Serbia.

A temporary residence visa is issued under certain conditions and with the term of validity stipulated by this Law with respect to the permission for temporary residence.

If a foreigner intends to stay more than 90 days in the Republic of Serbia, he/she will be obligated to obtain the visa referred to in paragraph 1 hereof, or to obtain the permission for temporary residence from the competent authority during his/her stay in the Republic of Serbia. (Article 19 of the Law on Foreigners).

VISA D REQUIREMENTS (Visa for temporary stay – more than 90 days):

o Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issue date of visa)
o Completed Visa Application Form (PDF or MS Word format)
o Photo (Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm) - Attach your photograph on the visa application form
o Proof of reasons for stay in Serbia. Please see information below  (*) on required documents depending on the reason of your temporary stay in Serbia.
o Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country)
o Proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia and proof of health insurance
o Proof of the payment of the amount of 30 euros to the Embassy.

Notice: Request for temporary stay (more than 90 days) can also be submitted to appropriate institution in Serbia.
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(*) Temporary stay can be authorized to a foreign citizen if he/she, along with abovementioned documentation, encloses the following :

1. Foundation of company, branch or bank, i.e. for persons registered into the Ruling on Registration of company, branch or bank
o Ruling on Registration
o Certificate from commercial bank of account turnover;

2. Foundation i.e. ownership of independent business (commercial, handcraft, catering industry etc.) or agency
o Ruling on Registration ; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

3. Consignation, Agreement on Business Cooperation, Agreement on Business-Technical Cooperation and Transfer of Technologies
o Ruling on Registration of domestic companies
o Agreement on Cooperation between foreign and domestic legal entity
o Referral or delegation of the company that sends him/her (original document and translation of the authorized sworn-in-court interpreter) ; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

4. Setting up of the employment
o Ruling on Registration of the company or other legal entity where foreign citizen sets up employment
o Employment Contract or Service Contract
o Opinion of National Employment Service when the employment is being set up for the first time or Ruling of the National Employment Service that authorizes employment setting up.

5. For citizens of former SFRY Republics that set up employment as domestic citizens
o Photocopy of record book accompanied by the original for inspection
o Employment Certificate
o Ruling on Registration of the company, unless foreign citizen is employed at public utility services company

6. Carrying out of temporary and occasional jobs (up to 90 days)
o Employment or Service Contract with legal of physical entity that owns rural property which represents his/her only income source
o Ruling on legal entity's registration, or in case of Agreement with physical entity, certificate that agriculture is basic activity of that entity.

7. Foreign athletes
o Ruling on club registration
o Agreement on hiring, verified at competent athlete federation

8. Marriage with citizen of the Republic of Serbia
o Marriage certificate, not older than six months
o Certificate on employment or other proof of means of support
o Verification of citizenship status of our citizen

9. Common-law marriage with citizen of the Republic of Serbia
o Certificate on free marital status for both persons (for the citizen of Republic of Serbia, Birth Certificate not older than six months is sufficient)
o Verified statement of two witnesses that they are in common-law marriage, or if they have any children together, their Birth Certificates
o Certificate on employment or other proof of means of support
o Verification of citizenship status of our citizen

10. Kinship with the citizen of the Republic of Serbia
o Proof of kinship with our citizen (Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate etc.)
o Verification of citizenship status of our citizen ; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

11. Private visit
o Verification of citizenship status of our citizen
o Guarantee of domestic citizen and proof of possession of means for supporting
o Proof of personal supporting means if the guarantee is not provided by our citizen

12. Family member of foreign citizen staying temporary

Proof of kinship with foreign citizen staying temporary (Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, and Certificate of the Embassy etc. with translation of sworn-in court interpreter. Spouses, their children and possibly parents are considered family members).

13. Accredited journalists
Accreditation of the Ministry of Culture; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

14. Engagement at NGOs
o Letter by MFA confirms to be familiar with NGO's activity
o Service or Employment Contract or NGO letter that foreign citizen is engaged as volunteer -proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

15. Foreign priests
o Proof of Church Registration or letter of support of the Ministry of Religion, as well as of NGO, if that religious community has not been registered
o Employment contract or letter from church that foreign citizen has been engaged at religious jobs or for the purpose of religious service; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

16. Education-studying-language studying
Certificate of the university or school attended by foreign citizen; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

17. Training and practice
o Ruling on registration of the company where training, i.e. practice is being carried out
o Certificate of the institution that organizes training or practice, with accurate initiation and termination dates
o Agreement or certificate of carrying out training and practice; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

18. Highly professional specialization
Certificate of the competent institution or organization on specialist studies with stated duration of specialization; proof of sufficient funds for staying in Serbia

19. Employment of Lector and Professor at University
Employment Contract and letter form the University

20. Work at foreign Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts and private visit to Diplomatic Missions and Consular Posts personnel
Letter of the Embassy with precisely stated data on working post at which foreign citizen is engaged and on duration of his engagement signed by Head of Diplomatic Mission and Consular Post, in which the reason and duration of private visit is explained.

21. Medical Treatment
o Proof of means for medical treatment and support, if the medical costs are not settled in advance
o Letter of medical institution with personal data of foreign citizen, predicted duration of medical treatment and way of settlement of mutual financial obligations

22. Officers of international institutions (World Bank, IMF...) and consultant companies engaged on realization in cooperation with other state bodies
Letter of competent ministry with reference number and date of Agreement on donation or other agreement with explanation of needs regarding engagement of foreign citizen and duration

23. Property of residential or business structure
Proof of property possession


An overview of cases in which no visa fee is applicable:

o Children up to six years old pays only 2 euros for visa sticker (when visa is granted)
o Victims of human trafficking
o Persons entering the Republic of Serbia in an organized manner, through humanitarian organization, in order to offer humanitarian assistance
o Participants of cultural, educational, sports and other similar events, if the country of origin of the visa applicant concerned exempts participants from the Republic of Serbia from the payment of tax
o Visiting the Republic of Serbia for the purpose of emergency medical treatment, providing relief in the events of natural disaster and other disaster, participation in the economic development projects, donation activities, etc.
o Based on international agreements, students, university students, lecturers and researchers, at the invitation of authorities and organizations from the Republic of Serbia, or for the purpose of studying, lecturing or specialization.
o Holders of diplomatic, official passports or passports issued by international organizations recognized by the Republic of Serbia, subject to reciprocity.

 

VISA INFORMATION FOR THE REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO

Visas can be requested by submitting an application to Embassy’s e-mail address embjakarta@serbian-embassy.org

Visas cannot be issued without prior consent granted by the Montenegro authorities. It is not possible to procure visa on a same day.

The applicant can scan and e-mail the visa application form, copy of passport and all other necessary documentation (in jpeg or pdf – scanned documents should not exceed 200 KB).

Please inform the Embassy in advance whether you need INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP VISA.

Group visa can be issued for the group at least 5 persons travelling in the same time to Montenegro. All the persons on a group visa must hold the same citizenship.  Like individual visas, group visa cannot be issued without prior consent from the authorities in Montenegro and there is no visa on arrival. Fee for group visa is different with individual visa. For group visa “C” fee is 122 Euros for the first person and 6 Euros for each person. Each applicant must provide all the requested documents.

For additional info or group visa, contact Embassy by email.

The Embassy will inform you when it gets an answer from the authorities. If visa is granted, applicant will bring original passport and all other documentation in person to the Embassy, or send these originals by certified mail (DHL).

The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation.

If you have valid Schengen visa or US Visa  , please inform the embassy in advance, before sending all documents and payment  .  Holders or valid Schengen and US visa can enter and stay in Montenegro without visa up to 7 days.

When completing the application form please provide all requested information, including your full address in the country you are residing, telephone number and your e mail address.

Visa fees – payment procedure

PRIOR TO PAYMENT , kindly inform us in advance whether you require INDIVIDUAL or GROUP VISA  (different fees shall apply)

1. Transfer the amount of 122 Euro  (for individual visa)  after you e-mail all required documentations to our embassy.

- For GROUP VISA , kindly notify us by email prior to wiring your payment.
Embassy cannot accept cash payment.

2. The DHL postal fee of 30 Euro is transferred ONLY after the embassy informs you that your visa application is APPROVED  by the Ministry in Montenegro.

You can pick up the issued visa by visiting our chancery. In this case, the DHL postal fee of 30 Euro shall not apply.

3. DO NOT FORGET to write down the NAME OF THE VISA APPLICANT on the bank slip and e-mail the proof of payment to the embassy
(to ensure the  EXACT AMOUNT is received by the embassy, it is highly advised to consult your local bank of possible incurring BANK CHARGES )

Visa fee has to be paid in advance in euros by transferring the requested amount to the Embassy bank account. The amount is not refundable.  It is necessary to send by e mail the proof of the bank transfer and purpose of transfer immediately to the Embassy e mail address along with all other requested documentation – in payment slip, please put the NAME of the person who applied for visa.

To ensure that the EXACT AMOUNT is received by the embassy, it is highly advised to consult your local bank of possible incurring BANK CHARGES .


Bank Account details  b] of Embassy of the Republic of Serbia:

(please DO NOT FORGET  to include the NAME OF THE VISA APPLICANT in the bank slip)

АCCOUNT NO: 3597226350
ACCOUNT NAME: EMBASSY OF SERBIA
BANK: PT. Bank Danamon Indonesia, Tbk.
Menara Bank Danamon 
Jl. HR. Rasuna Said Blok C No.10
JAKARTA Selatan, Jakarta 12940
INDONESIA
SWIFT/BIC: BDIN ID JA


The applicant(s) has to cover all postal costs (for sending back passport(s) to the applicant(s) to the country covered by this Embassy by DHL – 30 Euro) – via DHL.

Please contact the Embassy for any additional information.


VISA C  (For short stay up to 90 days): Visa Fee = € 122

Short stay visas are mainly issued for tourism, business as well as other traveling needs including a single, double or multiple entries.

The duration of an uninterrupted stay, and/or the total duration of successive visits of a foreigner with a short stay visa shall not exceed 90 days within a period of six months which began on the day of the first entry.
A short stay visa with the multiple entry option can be issued with the validity of up to one year.

VISA C REQUIREMENTS (Individual short stay up to 90 days):

o Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issue date of visa)
o Completed Visa Application Form (PDF format)
o Photo (Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm) - Attach your photograph on the visa application form
o Invitation letter. For a private visit, a certified invitation letter from a relative or a friend is required.
If applying for a business visa, please enclose an official invitation from the company, stating the nature of the business, expected duration of the visit as well as the name and address of the company or institution you are visiting. Also needed is a letter from the pertinent company which you are representing.
o Marriage certificate if married with Montenegro national
o Journalist ID, or accreditation from the editorial office for reporting (for journalists)
o Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country)
o Proof of sufficient funds for staying
o Proof of flight reservation or Itinerary (copy of International Driving License, Title and Insurance if you travel by car)
o Proof of the payment of the amount of 120 euros to the Embassy

After visa request is granted by the Montenegro authorities, the additional amount of 2 euros has to be paid to the Embassy.

VISA B  (Transit visa) Visa Fee = € 122

A transit visa is issued to all foreigners planning for a single, double or multiple transits through the Montenegro territory.
A transit visa is valid for up to six months in addition; the duration of stay in the country per one transit shall not exceed five days.
A transit visa may be issued to a foreigner who is in possession of the visa for entry into the destination country or the country through which he/she is transiting if his/her obligation to have that visa is not abolished by an international treaty.

VISA B REQUIREMENTS (Individual transit visa):

o Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issu date of visa)
o Completed Visa Application Form (PDF format)
o Photo (Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm) - Attach your photograph on the visa application form
o Entry visa to the country to which you are traveling. If visa is not required for that country, other proof of stay in the country is required. (voucher, invitation letter).
o Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country)
o Proof of sufficient funds for staying
o Proof of flight reservation or Itinerary (copy of International Driving License, Title and Insurance if you travel by car)
o Proof of the payment of the amount of 120 euros to the Embassy.

 


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