BCC/CCP police control
Laws and regulations
The entrance and stay of foreigner in Kosovo* is regulated by Law on Foreigners
Kosovo* does not yet apply a visa regime for foreign citizens. Any foreign citizen can enter the Kosovo* presenting:
In cases of business visits, the guaranteeing person must present MIA documentation relating to the business that the foreign citizen will develop in Kosovo*, and when necessary a copy of the business certificate of the domestic company sending the invitation.
Foreign citizens have the right to stay in Kosovo* only for 90 days. After 90 days they must report to the Directorate for Foreigners at the Kosovo* Police, otherwise their stay will be treated as illegal.
The border police are responsible for returning citizens in cases of reasonable suspicion regarding their documentation or reason for entering Kosovo*.
Foreigners when entering and exiting the Kosovo* are obliged to undergo the state border control.
If a foreigner seeks to enter the Kosovo* for tourist or business purposes without a valid travel document, the competent body for the control of state border crossings may grant him/her permission to cross the state border on the basis of a document which confirms the identity of the foreigner, issued by the state where the foreigner is a citizen.
A border crossing permit for movement is issued for a validity period of up to three (3) months.
Prohibition of Entry and Re-entry
Entry to Kosovo* shall not be granted to a foreigner if the foreigner:
• does not fulfill the conditions under Article 4 of Law on foreigner;
|Ministry of Internal Affairs|
St."Luan Haradinaj" p.n.
10000 Prishtinë, Republika e Kosovës
Note: UNMIK/Kosovo* does not yet apply a visa regime for foreign citizens. In order for all Parties to have the layout and texts as harmonised as possible, it is suggested that UNMIK/Kosovo* provides data on border crossing permits using the above mentioned form.