Kosovo sets new rules for border crossing due to the situation with COVID-19! Here's what you need to know

Kosovo sets new rules for border crossing due to the situation with COVID-19!

Due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 infections in the Republic of Kosovo, the government in Pristina has established new rules for entry and exit at border crossing points.

According to the Local Police Directorate of Kukes, starting the next day, August 30 and until September 13, to enter Kosovo, citizens must possess one of the following documents:

-Certificate of complete vaccination or receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

-RT-PCR negative test for COVID -19, validity not more than 72 hours from the test.

Evidence that the person has passed COVID-19 (positive RT-PCR test issued not less than 21 days and not more than 180 days or positive result of serological antibody test-IgG, issued 30 days ago.

-Quick negative antigen test, validity no more than 48 hours from the time of this test.

Meanwhile, the following are excluded from these requirements:

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

Persons working as professional transporters (drivers), provided that they comply with the protocol for international transport for protection against COVID-19;

Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who have left Kosovo in the last 12 hours;

Foreign citizens who cross into 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 five hours;

Foreign diplomats, accredited in Kosovo;

Persons under the age of 18 years.