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Serbia customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Serbia to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Serbia make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Serbia customs regulations.

Import regulations in Serbia

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco (restricted to travellers 18 years and over)

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars;
  • 250 grams of other tobacco product; or
  • 250 grams of any combination of the above products.

Alcohol (restricted to travellers 18 years and over)

  • 1 litre of spirits or any other alcohol.


  • Any amount up to €10,000 (or foreign equivalent) may be imported. Travellers must report anything over this amount to Customs.

Other Goods

  • Medication for personal use. A prescription may be requested by Customs.

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Illegal drugs.
  • Weapons and ammunition.
  • Poisons and pollutants.
  • Pirated goods.
  • Goods of a commercial nature.


These goods are strictly regulated, and in most cases require a permit to be obtained prior to arrival.

  • Pets require veterinary certificates and pet passports issued in their place of origin. Quarantine may be required if stay is longer than 30 days.
  • Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.
  • Plant products are subject to special provisions. Travellers may bring the following without phytosanitary certificates: 5kg of fruit and vegetables, 1 bouquet of cut flowers, 3 pounds of flower bulbs, 100g or up to 5 packets of seeds, 3 indoor pot plants, and 10 balcony plants.
  • Firearms may only be imported with a permit from the Ministry of Foreign and Internal Trade and Telecommunications, or when the owner is on a hunting trip organised by the Hunting Association of Serbia.
  • Radios may require a licence from the Republic Agency for Electronic Communications.

Information has been updated: .