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What you need to know before entering Serbia?

What you need to know on entering Serbia

General information

Serbia is situated in South-East Europe. Northern part – Vojvodina region is mainly lowland, while Central Serbia is characterized by hilly and mountain relief. The Capital is Belgrade. Climate is continental. Time zone: GMT+1. International calls to Serbia +381.

To make your visit a pleasurable experience and avoid possible misunderstandings and unnecessary delays at the border, it would be useful to remind you of the main rules to be followed and the obligations to be complied with in going through the customs.

Entry and transit of weapons

by private individuals in the Republic of Serbia is prohibited, except when it comes to the hunt organized by authorized organizations (Hunting tourism agencies ). Hunting tourism agencies provides tourists the “invitation letter”.

If you carry hunting weapons, at the border crossing, upon arrival in Serbia, the presence of agency representative is necessary. You must declare hunting weapons and show “invitation letter”, to the border police at border crossing points.

Members of border police at border crossing points are issued to foreign nationals in these cases, “Approval for the possession and carrying of hunting weapons and ammunition during his stay in Serbia”, which is done by charging a fee (about 35 EUR).

Cost Accounting and Payment

A foreign citizen may take into and out of Serbia the effective foreign currency up to the amount of 10.000 EUR without declaring it. If someone takes into the country the amount exceeding 10.000 EUR, he/she shall be required to fill in the confirmation form, certified by the authorized customs authority. The confirmation shall be considered valid until he exits the country for the first time. After presenting the confirmation to the customs authority, a foreign citizen shall be allowed to take out of Serbia, the effective foreign currency up to the amount stated.


Short introduction to Serbia hunting

Hunting grounds in Serbia cover around 96% of the country’s total area.

Apart from settlements, historical structure sites, industrial centers and transportation routes, hunting is allowed in almost all other parts of Serbia.

Hunting areas are established on the entire territory of Serbia in order to implement a unified hunting policy and appropriate measures for protection and nurturing. 



Hunting grounds are also used by approximately 80,000 Serbian hunters, which is around 1% of the total population.

Almost 80% of hunting grounds are managed by hunting clubs. Average size of hunting ground in Serbia is 22,000 ha which are established as open range or fenced.

Hunting clubs are organizations that manage most hunting ground areas in Serbia. First founded in late 19th century are considered as the first forms of hunting management in Serbia.

Biggest hunting clubs have over a thousand members. Most prominent are mainly in Northern Serbia – Vojvodina, that have
long tradition and developed hunting tourism.