COVID-19 travel restrictions: North Macedonia

Can I enter North Macedonia?

You can enter North Macedonia. Moreover, from April 17, 2022, North Macedonia lifted all the COVID-19 restrictions related to entry to the country.

Vodno mountain — Skopje city, North Macedonia — Shutterstock

Can I enter North Macedonia if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can enter North Macedonia without restrictions and without presenting any COVID-19 relevant documents. 

However, please be aware that COVID-19 is still present in the world. Entry rules can change at short notice, so check official websites.

As for vaccination, the following vaccine drugs are approved in North Macedonia:

  • Pfizer
  • AstraZeneca
  • Sputnik V
  • Covilo

Travel documents if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered

As of April 2022, no COVID-19 documents are required to enter North Macedonia.

Can I leave North Macedonia? 

You can leave North Macedonia. 

Can I leave North Macedonia if I am vaccinated? 

Vaccinated travelers can leave North Macedonia. Please take your time to learn all the COVID-19 requirements of the country of your destination. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

In addition, it is recommended to check the requirements of negative test results for vaccinated travelers. Certain countries demand tests regardless of vaccination status. 

Can I leave North Macedonia if I am unvaccinated? 

Unvaccinated travelers can leave North Macedonia. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) or
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in North Macedonia currently

Currently, the COVID-19 situation in North Macedonia is moderate. Although a level of full vaccination indicates only 46% of the total population, the number of illness cases hasn’t been growing for a long period.

Stone wall of Skopje fortress, North Macedonia — Shutterstock


Is it safe to travel to North Macedonia right now?

International travel to North Macedonia is safe. Although entry restrictions have been lifted drastically, the main inner COVID-19-related regulations are still in place. For example, wearing masks indoors and maintaining a social distance is mandatory.

Is Skopje open for travel?

Skopje is open for tourists now. 

Do I have to quarantine if I go to North Macedonia?

From April 2022, visitors no longer have to follow quarantine when in North Macedonia.

How do I get a health pass to travel to North Macedonia?

Currently, there is no common health pass for foreign visitors in North Macedonia. There is little chance you will need it since all COVID-19 regulations have been lifted or removed at all.

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