Regulation on more detailed conditions for refusal of entry of foreigners to the Republic of Serbia

(Official Gazette of RS, no. 75/2009)

This ordinance describes detailed conditions for refusal of entry of foreigners into the Republic of Serbia in the following cases: 

1) if there are no sufficient funds for maintenance during the stay in the Republic of Serbia, for the return to the country of origin, or for transit to a third country, or they are otherwise not provided by support during the stay in the Republic of Serbia; 
2) if no certificate of vaccination, or other evidence that they are not diseased, coming from the area affected by epidemics; 
3) if required by reasons of public order, or security of the Republic of Serbia and its citizens; 
4) if they are refered to as an international offender in relevant records.

The fulfillment of the conditions is determined by Border Police (hereinafter referred to as the competent authority). 

Foreigners will be refused entry into the Republic of Serbia if the competent authority based on submitted documents determines that the foreigner has no means of subsistence in the amount of 50 euros per day of stay. Proof of sufficient funds shall be considered sufficient cash in the appropriate amount, document about their bank account, traveler's checks, credit cards, and a letter of guarantee. 

Foreigners will be refused entry into the Republic of Serbia if the competent authority based on submitted documents determines that the foreigner has no certificate of vaccination, or other evidence that they are healthy, in accordance with the regulations on protection of the population from infectious diseases, and if they come from the area affected by epidemics, which is determined according to information available to the ministry responsible for health, based on the report of the World Health Organization. 

A foreigner who comes from countries affected by epidemics, and a foreigner who comes from countries where organized gatherings of high epidemiological risk are taking place, but has a proof of health, is put under medical surveillance if some of those infectious diseases can harm the health of the population of the Republic of Serbia. 

The measure of being under medical surveillance is conducted in accordance with the regulations on protection of the population from contagious diseases. 

Foreigners will be refused entry into the Republic of Serbia if the competent authority determines that the stay of foreigners violate public order or security of the Republic of Serbia and its citizens. 

Based on data of security services which indicate that in respect of a person who should enter our country there are security problems, and their stay in the territory of the Republic of Serbia represents an unacceptable security risk, the competent authority shall refuse entry to Serbia for the foreigner: 

1) who participates or is a member of the organization whose goals are prohibited by the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Serbia, ratified international treaties, and generally accepted rules of international law; 
2) the members of the organization or person who is in touch with organizations in other countries, in terms of whose activities there is reasonable suspicion that their covert, illegal subversive activities are directed against the interests of the Republic of Serbia; 
3) who participates or is a member of the paramilitary associations, as well as a person involved, or who is a member of such an association. 

Foreigners will be refused entry into the Republic of Serbia if the competent authority by examining the appropriate records of international offenders finds them to be an international offender. 

Based on data from the records of the security services, the competent authority shall refuse entry to the Republic of Serbia in accordance with the ratified international treaties on foreigners: 

1) participating in the activities of financing, planning, preparing, supporting, or execution of terrorist acts directed against other states and their citizens, or is a member of the terrorist organization; 
2) participating in the activities of financing, planning, preparation, support and execution of cross-border organized crime, or is a member of the group or network that deals with this kind of crime.