VISA REGIME — CHINA (MAINLAND)
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.
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.
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.
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.
During your stay in the People’s Republic of China, for consular assistance and protection, you may contact:
(Last updated on Sunday, 7 February 2021)