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.
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 10. January 2022, in order to obtain the Travel Document, it is necessary to submit the following to the Embassy
For persons that have received inactivated vaccines, it is necessary to submit
- a PCR test done 7 days before departure and monitor health status for 7 days, as well as
- 48 hours before departure, it is also necessary to submit a double-sampled and two copies of a Nucleic Acid Test (PCR test), not older than 48 hours;
All of the above mentioned testing, as well as health monitoring 7 days before departure, are needed in order to obtain a medical code.
For all non-vaccinated persons and ones who have received uninitiated vaccines, requests for testing in order to obtain the health certificate are as follows
- a PCR test made 7 days before planning trip and report of 7 days of health status monitoring, as well as to submit
- Negative results of twice made 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 additional 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 may be found via the following link:
All passengers arriving to Beijing from abroad, including citizens of R. Serbia, are obliged to stay in central quarantine for 14 days and then in additional self-isolation for 7 days, as well as in following 7 days of health monitoring. Each province in China independently determines the duration of quarantine, but it can not be less then 14 days.
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter the Hong Kong if they present the certificate of fully vacination, also a negative result of a PCR test, not older than 48 hours (issued by a laboratory that has the ISO15189 standard), and they are obliged to have a reservation for the one of designated quarantine hotels from the list, for the period of 14 days. Upon arrival, foreigners are also obligated to have a new PCR testing at the airport. After testing, visitors will be transported to the chosen quarantine hotel. During mandatory quarantine, visitors will be obligated, to have daily rapid antigen tests (RATs). Furthermore, they are also obliged to have PCR tests on the 5th and 12th day of quarantine.
Information about mandatory quarantine hotels can be found on the web site page of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/designated-hotel.html .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Agreement on mutual recognition and exchange of driver's licenses between R. Serbia and the People's Republic of China – since March 13, 2022
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:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org;
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: email@example.com.