Kosovo sets new rules: Here's what you need to know to travel there

Kosovo sets new rules: Here's what you need to know to travel there

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Albania informs the citizens about the new rules set by Kosovo, for the citizens who enter the country.

These new rules come after the increase in the number of COVID-19 infections. In the last two days alone, 1,000 daily infections have been counted.

Announcement of the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs announces the new rules established by the Republic of Kosovo for entry into the country.

All foreign nationals traveling to Kosovo, including those with temporary or permanent residence permits, coming from high-risk countries according to the official list of the National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo (NIPHK), must submit a test RT-PCR negative COVID-19 done in the last 72 hours, based on the principle of reciprocity.

The following are excluded from this rule:

Foreign citizens, who enter Kosovo through the airport or border crossings, land and leave Kosovo within 3 hours, provided that at the entrance sign the statement that they will leave Kosovo within 3 hours;

Foreign nationals working as transporters, provided that they comply with the international transport protocol for protection against COVID-19;

Foreign citizens who pass through Kosovo through organized transport by bus or regular international line, transit, provided that a declaration is signed that they will leave the territory of Kosovo within 5 hours;

Persons holding a full COVID-19 vaccination certificate;

Person with a positive serological antibody test result - IgG, issued 30 days before arrival;

Children under the age of eleven.