Hospitality is one of the most common reasons given to visit Serbia and speaks volumes of the attitude Serbia’s citizens have towards their international guests. Foreign visitors to Serbia have often found themselves treated as one of the family.
Instances of street crime are very rare and there are no areas of Serbia’s larger cities which are less safe than others. In contrast to many countries, it is commonplace in Serbian cities for women to return home unaccompanied using public transport late at night.
Serbia, and in particular Belgrade, has been hosting many international events in recent years and has met all requirements for safety and organizational procedures. This enabled guests form abroad to take part and enjoy their stay in Serbia without disturbances.
Transport safety increased greatly since implementing new procedures and law regulations that are in accordance with European standards.
ATTENTION: Despite high level o safety in Serbia, you should remember, that the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija is currently governed by United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. In order to get there you will need a valid passport.
We would like to inform you, that the current immingration crisis is not causing any public policy disturbances in Serbia. Refugees are camping mainly on the border with Hungary and their presence does not cause any impediment during border control, which is executed at a normal pace.