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You will need to quarantine for 10 days unless you've been fully vaccinated in the UK*, as well as taking a pre-departure test before you arrive in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). When you return to the UK, you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
*If you were fully vaccinated in the UK at least 14 days ago, you do not need to quarantine, but still need to take a pre-departure test before arriving in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and one PCR test on return to the UK (Day 2).

Kosovo Travel Restrictions

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Who can travel to

Kosovo

?

Foreign Nationals, Partners to Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders, Business Travellers, Tourists

Accepted tests for entry

PCR, Vaccination (2 Doses)

Test window

72 hours

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Kosovo COVID-19 Entry Requirements

Who can travel to

Kosovo

?

Foreign Nationals, Partners to Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders, Business Travellers, Tourists

Do children need to be tested?

Test Requirements

PCR, Vaccination (2 Doses)

Test window

72 hours

Result format

Print, Digital

Quarantine required and quarantine length

Yes

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Can You Travel To Kosovo?

International flights and land border crossings are permitted. A previous ban on flights to/from the UK has been lifted, but you should check with your travel operator.

A negative RT-PCR test, that is less than 72 hours old, a serological antibody test less than 30 days old, or evidence of a vaccination is required for all foreign nationals entering Kosovo from countries with a high number of COVID-19 cases, marked as red or orange on the official ECDC map.

Foreign nationals transiting through Kosovo who leave within 3 hours of arrival are exempt, as are foreign nationals passing through Kosovo by organised transport (ie regular bus line), provided they leave within 5 hours.

From 31 May all restrictions on movement around Kosovo to prevent the spread of Coronavirus have been lifted.

  • Public transport is permitted to operate in Kosovo at half capacity.
  • Taxis are allowed to work with up to 3 passengers.
  • When outside, you are obliged to keep your mouth and nose covered and maintain a distance of 1.5m from other people, unless walking alone or doing physical exercise such as cycling or jogging
  • gatherings of more than 50 people indoors and up to 100 people outdoors are permitted
  • organised celebrations, including weddings, remain banned
  • cafes, bars, and restaurants are open until 11pm, after which take away food service is available
  • cultural institutions such as libraries, cinemas, theatres and galleries are open
  • essential food shops and pharmacies are open

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Travelling To Kosovo FAQs

Advice and answers from the Corona Test Centre Team

What do the three colours of the UK’s ‘Traffic Light System’ for travel mean?

  • Red: You must pay for a 10-day stay in a managed quarantine hotel, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test) and two PCR tests upon return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8).
  • Amber: You will need to quarantine for 10 days, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). When you return to the UK,  you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
  • Green: You will not need to quarantine on return, but you must take a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and a PCR test on return to the UK on Day 2.


How will the government decide which countries go on the green, amber or red lists?

Countries are assigned to the three lists, based on a range of Covid-19 health metrics, which include figures on population vaccination, infection rates and prevalence of variants. The different traffic light colours indicate the risk in each destination and the associated tests and quarantine periods required. Lists are reassessed every three weeks, to account for changes in each country’s COVID-19 situation.

Will I need a PCR Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Kosovo

?

The PCR test is the gold standard for testing coronavirus and so is recommended for travel to all countries. For Kosovo, only PCR Fit to Fly Certificates are accepted. If you have been vaccinated, Kosovo will accept this as proof.

Will I need an Antigen Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Kosovo

?

Kosovo accepts vaccination as an entry requirement and so you may not need to provide a PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly Certificate. However, to ensure that you and the people you meet when travelling are safe, we always recommend taking a PCR or Antigen test before travel.

Will I need a Day 2 test or Day 2 and 8 when I return to the UK?

Kosovois currently on the amber list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test and a Day 8 PCR test. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You will need to quarantine on arrival for 10 days. If you would like the opportunity to leave quarantine early, you can also book a Test to Release test. Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

I’m vaccinated, what tests do I need?

Kosovo is currently on the amber list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test and a Day 8 PCR test. However, because you have both vaccinations, you can return to the UK and only take a Day 2 PCR test. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You will not need to quarantine on arrival for 10 days (unless you test positive). Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

Can I enter

Kosovo

with a double vaccination certificate?

Kosovo accepts vaccination as an entry requirement and so you may not need to provide a PCR Fit to Fly Certificate

What happens if I have visited another country before flying back to the UK from

Kosovo

?

The government advice for passengers travelling from Kosovo is that if you have visited another country in the 10 days before you arrive in the UK that is a higher risk than Kosovo, you must follow the travel guidance for the highest risk country you visited.

What else will I need to return to the UK?

For all countries, including Kosovo, you will need to take an Antigen Fit to Fly test before departing for the UK. This can be bought at Corona Test Centre’s to take with you on your travels.

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