Visa regime is not applied for most visitors entering the Republic of Kosovo.
Countries that can enter without visa:
Antigua and Barbuda
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
New Papua Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and Grenadine
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom and Northern Ireland*
United States of America
*EU or Schengen member states
Visitors have the right to remain in Kosovo for a period of 90 days when they are required to present oneself to the Kosovo Police Department in the Directorate for Foreigners in order for their stay to not be treated as illegal. Additionally, if the visit of the foreigner is business-based, business information must also be presented; Relevant documentation regarding the business that the foreign citizen is developing in Kosovo, or A copy of a business certificate for the local company sending the invitation. In the rare cases where the Kosovar citizens invite foreigners of poor countries for visits, it is the Kosovar citizen’s duty to provide a guaranteeing letter to the border police 10 days prior to the foreigner’s arrival which must be stamped by the corresponding Municipal Court. The border police reserve the right and ability to return visitors and not let them enter Kosovo if there are sensible suspicions regarding their traveling documents or other reasons stating why they should not be able to enter Kosovo.
Some of such reasons of blocking entrance of foreigners may be: the non-fulfillment of the Law of Foreigners of Kosovo, the non-possession of satisfactory living means during their period of stay, the non-fulfillment of conditions of the departing state while transiting through Kosovo, the prohibition of re-entry in cases of deportation orders or such, in cases of arrival from countries with infectious diseases, the non-possession of verified vaccinations, various signs suggesting that the foreigner threatens Kosovo’s national security, judicial order, or public health, and finally the existence of signs where the foreigner could be linked to the committing of criminal acts where appropriate prosecution by official duties will be enforced, and more.