Translated by: John Agrafiotis
Currency: Dinar (RSD), 1€=118.39 RSD.
Visa – Passport: Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa so as to enter Serbia: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, San Marino, the Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Tunisia, United States of America, Vatican City. More info can be found here.
Border Crossing: Typical procedure with all neighbors (central borders are really crowded) except Kosovo. The authorities in Serbia don’t consider the designated crossing points with Kosovo to be official ‘international’ border crossing points. Foreign nationals have been denied entry to Serbia if they have Republic of Kosovo stamps on their passports.
Driving License: EU citizens just need the European driving license. Non EU citizens must have an International Driving Permit (IDP).
Insurance: Green cards accepted. If you do not have a green card valid for Serbia you will be charged a border insurance fee.
Time Zone: GMT +1
Banks: There are lots of ATMs and most credit cards are accepted in big cities.
Fuel: Unleaded 95: ~1,30€ (7/2019). Most stations accept credit cards.
Lights: You must drive with your headlights on during the day.
Equipment: Drivers and passengers must wear helmets.
Maximum Allowed Blood Alcohol Level: 0.03%
Speed Limits: 50 km/h (31 mph) within inhabited places, 80 km/h (50 mph) outside inhabited places, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways (Put rezervisan za saobracaj motornih vozila) and 120 km/h (75 mph) on highways (Autoput).
Fines: On the spot fines are issued by police officials and an official receipt should always be obtained. Usually there are several roadblocks on the highway leading from Belgrade to Nis, near the motorway junction.
Tolls: Highway tolls cost about 0.03€/km and can be paid in Serbian dinars or Euro. Check this page for toll prices.
Useful Phone Numbers:
European Emergency Number: 112
Fire Department: 194
Automobile and Motorcycle Association of Serbia (AMSS): 987 (24 hours)
From Northern Latitudes (In Greek language only)
Motorcycle Diaries: “Balkans” (In Greek language only)
The course is against us – it’s set for the north (In Greek language only)
Lonely but not alone! (In Greek language only)
Ex – Yugoslavia (In Greek language only)
Green Routes in Balkans vol 2 (In Greek language only)
From the European luxuries to the Balkan fields
Balkan Express the Black Ribbon Tour (in Greek language only)
On the way to North Cape (In Greek language only)
Ro-mania & around (in Greek language)
Austria through Balkans (In Greek language only)
Time machines (in Greek language)
Balkans… Europe… Greece… (in Greek language)
* If you are from Serbia or have been recently in Serbia and you would like to add some information or correct some of the above listed, do not hesitate to contact us.