Macedonia Entry Requirements

Macedonia Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes no Yes
Other EU countries 1 no Yes
Switzerland 1 no Yes
Austria 1 no Yes
Germany 1 no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry. Identity card/identity card [1] Citizens of the following countries listed in the table above can enter Germany with an identity card/identity card that is still valid for at least 6 months for stays of a maximum of 90 days in a period of 180 days: EU countries and Switzerland. Note: Since there is an additional administrative burden when entering Germany with an ID card, it is advisable to enter Germany with a passport.

Visa information

A visa is generally required, except for tourist stays of up to 3 months (unless otherwise stated) in any 180 day period, including but not limited to nationals of the following countries listed in the table above: (a) EU countries and Switzerland. (b) Turkey (max. 60 days).

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Different depending on nationality.

Visa types and costs

Single, double and multiple entry, business visa.


Maximum 90 days. Extension possible on site.


Travelers who otherwise require a visa and who continue to fly on the same aircraft and do not leave the aircraft do not require a transit visa. In person at the consular section of the embassy (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) 1 application form. (b) 1 recent color passport-size photograph on a white background (3.5 x 4.5 cm). (c) Passport issued within the last 10 years, valid for at least 3 months after the visa expires and has at least 2 blank pages. (d) Fee (ask the consulate for payment method). (e) Confirmation from travel agent of paid return or onward travel tickets. (f) Health insurance for travel abroad (copy of the insurance certificate). (g) Proof of Sufficient Funds. (i) Proof of purpose of stay. (j) Notarized guarantee from a North Macedonian citizen.

Processing time

Varies, please inquire when applying. Up to 3 weeks if special visa approval is required.

Legally Required Registration

Foreigners must report to the police within 24 hours of arrival. In the case of hotel accommodation, this is usually taken care of by the hotel. In the case of private accommodation, the traveler must register himself at the responsible police station. Those who do not comply with the reporting obligation in good time must expect severe fines.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport, own passport (recommended) or identity card. Austrians: Own passport (recommended) or identity card. Swiss: Own passport (recommended) or identity card. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 require a notarized written consent from their legal guardians to enter the country. The form is available from the responsible consular post and should be written in Macedonian. Since the 27th Since June 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (including within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Macedonia Entry Requirements