The official language is Serbian. Minority languages ​​such as Hungarian (Vojvodina) and other Slavic languages ​​are also spoken.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/07/2022 Orthodox Christmas holiday

01/27/2022 St Sava Day

02/15/2022 National holiday

04/22/2022 Orthodox Good Friday

04/25/2022 Orthodox Easter Monday

05/01/2022 days of work

05/09/2022 day of the victory

06/28/2022 Day of Saint Vitus (Sankt Vitus)


In addition, religious holidays of the Orthodox Church are observed in most parts of the country.

Duty free shopping


The following items may be imported duty-free into Serbia (persons over 16 years of age): 50 cigarettes, 25 cigarillos, 10 cigars, 50 g tobacco or a suitable combination of all tobacco products mentioned; 1 liter of spirits or 1 liter of sparkling and fortified wines or a combination thereof and 1 liter of other wines; 1 perfume (max. 50 ml) or 1 eau de toilette (max. 25 ml); 1 laptop (not new purchase), jewelry for personal use only. Medicines for personal use. Gifts are to be declared.

Prohibited Imports

Weapons, drugs of all kinds, as well as toxins and other dangerous substances. More information is available from Serbian Customs. 2022-01-18 00:00:00. More information is available from

Contact addresses

Embassy of Serbia

Consulate General in Zurich.

Seminarstrasse 5
+41 (31) 352 49 96. Consular Section: +41 (31) 352 63-53, -54.

Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Consular section: Mon-Fri 09.00-13.00.

Consular Section of the Embassy Vienna
Gumpendorferstraße 83, 3rd floor
+43 (1) 544 75 85-222, -230, -231, -233, -234.

Mon-Fri 08.30-13.00.

Embassy of Serbia

Consulate General in Salzburg, Honorary Consulate in Graz.

Ölzeltgasse 3 – Top 7
+43 (1) 713 25 95 and +43 (1) 712 12 05. rs

Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Embassy of Serbia

Consulates General in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/M., Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart.

Taubertstrasse 18
+49 (30) 895 77 00.

Mon-Fri 08.30-16.30, consular section: Mon-Fri 09.00-13.00, Wed also 15.00-18.00.


Opening hours

Business hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-16.00.

Business contacts



According to, the country code is 00381. There are still a few public red phone boxes in Serbia. They can be used almost exclusively with telephone cards. Telephone cards (halo cards) for public telephones (halo govornice) are available in post offices, shops and kiosks. Emergency calls are free at Halo booths.

Mobile phone

GSM 900/1800, 2G, 3G and 4G. Mobile operators include Telekom Srbjia and Telenor. There are international roaming agreements with German, Austrian and Swiss providers. The network coverage is very good almost nationwide. It may be worth purchasing a Serbian SIM card or prepaid cards from local providers. Tip: The free app “Belgrade Talking” serves as an informative audio guide in English for the sights of Belgrade.


Providers include Telenor and Telekom Srbjia, among others. In Serbia there are over 112.00 public and free WiFi hotspots. Internet cafes can be found in the big cities. Mobile surfing on the Internet is also made possible, among other things, by the chargeable Wi-Fi hotspots from Goodspeed.

Post office

Mail from Serbia to Western Europe takes about three to five days. Stamps are sold in bookstores.


Numerous German-speaking radio stations can be received via Astra satellites or via the Internet in Serbia, among other things.

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