Data Last Updated: October 07, 2020
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of has opened up to all nationals with no restrictions.
International borders have reopened, and commercial passenger flights have resumed.
On Aug. 12, all citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro need a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) PCR test from within the previous 72 hours for entry into Macedonia. Those who have residency and travelers who are simply transiting through the country, are exempted.
Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.
Most nonessential businesses have reopened. Measures remaining in force in North Macedonia include:
All persons must wear protective face coverings while inside stores, banks, and other essential businesses.
Educational institutions and childcare facilities remain closed.
Certain classes of persons at high risk for COVID-19 are relieved from work or allowed to work from home indefinitely.
Airlines & Transport
Since June, International borders have reopened, and commercial passenger flights have resumed.
Status of Opening to Tourists
Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days
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Last Updated: October 8, 2020
The North Republic of Macedonia officially reopened its borders for tourism as of July 1, 2020. As of now, Macedonia is now allowing tourists from all countries to visit without restrictions.
Who Can Travel to Macedonia?
The official government of Macedonia has announced that all nations can come to Macedonia without restrictions.
Are There Any Testing and/or Quarantine in Macedonia?
Firstly, it was first announced that there will be no restrictions on tourists entering Macedonia. Which also means no test and/or quarantine upon entering the country.
Although as of August 12, all citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro need a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) PCR test from within the previous 72 hours for entry into Macedonia. Those who have residency and travelers who are simply transiting through the country, are exempted.
October 8 update: Authorities in North Macedonia reached an agreement with Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Bosnia to remove all border restrictions. Based on the principle of reciprocity, a negative Covid-19 test result will no longer be required for the citizens of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Bosnia when entering North Macedonia. This decision will take effect on Oct 12.
Other Entry Requirements
All travelers should expect temperature scans in the airport upon arrival to Macedonia. In addition, any travelers with symptoms such as ever and difficulty in breathing will be refused entry.
Wearing of face masks is also mandatory at the airport.
Health Protocols and Safety Measurements
All travelers should wear face masks in public outdoor places and public transport. And while non-essential businesses and attractions in North Macedonia are re-opening, social distancing requirements are being taken in place.
What's Open in Macedonia?
The good news about North Macedonia is that almost everything reopened as well when they reopened their borders for tourism. To sum it up, here's the list of what you should expect for your trip:
- Hotels, inns, and other accommodations
- Restaurants, cafes, and bars
- Gyms and fitness centers
- Shops and boutiques
- Public transport
- Parks and outdoor attractions
All of the above are now open to the public but under social distancing requirements.
You can also check Macedonia on our live map.
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Information for Non-Tourists
All citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro need a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) PCR test from within the previous 72 hours for entry into North Macedonia. Those who have residency in North Macedonia, and travelers who are simply transiting through the country, are exempt.
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