VISA REGIME — CHINA (MAINLAND)

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 30 days after the date of entry.
Note:

Holders of an emergency travel document in transit do not require a visa, provided they do not leave the international airport transit area and do not stay in China for more than 24 hours. In all other cases, visa is required.

VISA REGIME — HONG KONG SAR

For holders of valid passports, visa is not required for stays up to 14 days.

VISA REGIME — MACAO SAR

For holders of valid passports, visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days within a period of 180 days.

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia with a valid work permit, residence permit for personal reasons or residence permit for the purpose of family unification, may enter the People’s Republic of China if they have a Travel Document issued by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Belgrade. As of 6 November 2020, in order to obtain the Travel Document, it is necessary to submit to the Embassy negative results of two tests, PCR and serology IgM, issued no more than 48 hours earlier.
Bearing in mind that there is no direct flight from the Republic of Serbia to the People’s Republic of China, it is necessary to perform again the mentioned tests in the country of transit (PCR and serology IgM tests cannot be older than 48 hours) and submit the negative test results to the diplomatic and consular mission of China in the country of transit for the issuance of the Travel Document. Details on regime of entry into China can be found through the following link: http://rs.chineseembassy.org/srp/lsyw/tz/t1828338.htm.
Persons whose one of the abovementioned permits expired on 28 September, should apply for a visa in the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Belgrade.
All passengers from abroad coming to Beijing, including citizens of the Republic of Serbia, are obliged to stay in the central quarantine for 14 days and, after that, in additional self-isolation for 7 days.

Hong Kong: Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are not allowed to enter Hong Kong. Transit through the territory of Hong Kong is allowed only to persons coming from the China Mainland, Macao, or Taiwan.

Macao: Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are not allowed to enter Macao. Also, transit through the territory of Macao is not possible.

Taiwan: Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are allowed to enter Taiwan in all other cases, except for purposes of tourism and visits, provided that they submit applications for obtaining entry permits with competent institutions abroad. Upon entry Taiwan, travellers must show a negative PCR-test result issued no more than 72 hours earlier as well as go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days. Diplomats, businessmen and entrepreneurs, migrant workers, students, and persons with special permits are exempt from these measures.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

To enter and stay in the People’s Republic of China for up to 30 days, citizens of the Republic of Serbia do not need a visa.
Hong Kong:
Holders of valid passports of the Republic of Serbia may enter the territory of Hong Kong SAR without a visa for stays of up to 14 days.
Macao:
Holders of valid passports of the Republic of Serbia may enter the territory of Macao SAR without a visa and stay there up to 90 days within a period of 180 days.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

Social Security Agreement signed between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on 8 June 2018, entered into force on 1 February 2021. The Agreement regulates certain issues concerning compulsory pension and disability insurance, as well as unemployment insurance.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION Health situation is under control. Face masks are mandatory in all public transport means as well as all public buildings.

SECURITY SITUATION High-level security.

TRANSPORT All types of transport are functional, highly efficient, and affordable. There is no agreement on national driver’s licences between the two countries.

OTHER INFORMATION All payments are effected in the national currency (yuan ― RMB) only; also, payments can be effected with standard credit and debit cards (VISA, MasterCard, etc.). Exchange of all convertible currencies to yuan and vice versa is performed in Chinese banks without any problem.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in the People’s Republic of China, for consular assistance and protection, you may contact:
The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Beijing (Address: San Li Tun, Dong 6 Jie 1, 100600 BEIJING,  P.R. OF CHINA), at the following telephone numbers: 00 8610 / 65 32 35 16, 65 32 30 16, 65 32 54 13, 65 32 16 93, and e-mail: embserbia@embserbia.cn;
Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Shanghai (Address: Rm, 801, No.1, Lane 60, Lyon Garden, Ronghua East Road, Gu Bei New Area, SHANGHAI 201103, P.C. OF CHINA), at the following telephone numbers: 00 8621 / 62 08 13 88, 62 08 18 99, and e-mail address: consulate@srbshanghai.org.

(Last updated on Sunday, 7 February 2021)