For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Kosovo for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
Most travelers can enter Kosovo, but there are restrictions.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kosovo.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Foreign citizens entering Kosovo through the airport or through land border crossing points and leaving Kosovo within 3 hours through the airport or land border crossing points, provided that at the entrance they sign the declaration that they will leave Kosovo within 3 hours, Foreign citizens working as professional transporters (drivers), provided that they comply with the international transport protocol for protection against COVID-19, Foreign citizens passing through Kosovo through organized transport by bus or regular international line, transit, provided that a declaration is signed that they will leave the territory of Kosovo within 5 hours, Foreign diplomats accredited in Kosovo and their families, Persons who have a certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19, Persons with a positive serum antibody test result -IgG issued no later than 30 days prior to arrival and Children under the age of 11 years are exempted from this requirement.
Visitors from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Kosovo.
Unvaccinated travellers returning from Kosovo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.
Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Qualified fully vaccinated travelers are not required to present a pre-departure test when traveling to England. However, they are still required to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test which will be taken on or before day 2 after arrival in the country. An individual traveling to the country is considered fully vaccinated if he/she meets the qualification indicated here.
Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules are required to present a pre-departure test (to be taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date), day 2 and day 8 PCR tests. They may check the pricelist and order the test thru these authorized testing providers.
Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.
Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) are exempt from the test requirement.
Unvaccinated visitors returning from Kosovo will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules arriving from non-red list countries are required to quarantine at home or in the place they are staying for 10 days.
Permitted travelers from the red list countries are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel. They must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.
For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.
Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.
Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine requirement.
Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.
All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Kosovo without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Kosovo with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Kosovo without restrictions.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Kosovo with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated travelers coming from the United Kingdom are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from the United Kingdom will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.
Travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine.
Mask usage in Kosovo is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants in Kosovo are open with restrictions. Bars in Kosovo are open with restrictions.
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