For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required


Citizens of the Republic of Serbia require a visa for entering Eritrea. Visas for entering Eritrea can be obtained through official diplomatic-consular representative offices abroad. Contacts can be found at:, along with the necessary information on how to submit a visa application and on the procedure of issuing of visas. Since the Embassy of Eritrea in Italy covers the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis, for all necessary information on the method of issuing visas consult their Embassy in Rome, at:

No social security agreement has been signed.


HEALTH SITUATION – We advise checking the current health situation before travelling, on the website of the World Health Organisation, Regional Office for Africa:
There is a risk of malaria and typhoid fever. Only bottled water is used for drinking.

SECURITY SITUATION – Security is satisfactory, and crime is not widespread. However, Serbian citizens are advised caution and to monitor information on the security situation in the country before and during their stay.

TRANSPORT – The international airport is located in the capital of Asmara. There is railway transport and the railway runs from Asmara to the port of Massawa. Travelling outside Asmara requires securing a permit from the local authorities. Waiting times are up to a week.

OTHER – When travelling to Eritrea it is recommended to use tourist agencies, while individual travel requires thorough preparation and information. The national currency of Eritrea is the nakfa (ERN). Money can be exchanged in hotels and exchange offices.

Contact information:
During your stay in Eritrea, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nairobi (address: Benin Drive 1032, Runda, Nairobi), covering Eritrea on a non-residential basis, through the following contact telephone number: + 254 794 588 515; + 254 734 601 031; +254 732 755 554 or e-mail: and