Visas

Countries that can enter without visa

The exemption from the visa requirement applies to the citizens of the following countries:

Information is taken from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Special Categories Exempted from Visa Requirements

The exemption from the visa requirement applies also to the following categories:

Visa process for those not included above

If you are not a citizen of the countries listed above or a part of Special Categories, then you are required to apply for a visa.

Approved DebConf22 participants can apply remotely for a visa in the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in Istanbul, New York or Tirana.

The procedure is as follows:

When applying remotely for a visa, you will need to provide:

Please note: despite the online application, the Consulate may require you to send original documents by mail in addition to your passport.

For the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in Istanbul:

Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in Istanbul
Vali Konaya Cad. No.: 74 D 3
Nisantasi, Istanbul / Turkey
e-mail: visa.ist@rks-gov.net

The visa fee can be paid by bank transfer / SWIFT.

Name of Bank: AKBANK
Address of Bank: Teşvikiye Cad. No: 61/B, Nişantaşı Şubesi
IBAN: TR 31 0004 6000 7503 6000 1383 87
Institution: Kosova Cumhuriyeti Istanbul Başkonsolosluğu
SWIFT code: AKBKTRIS
Reference: The visa applicant’s name.

For the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in New York:

Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in New York
801 Second Avenue, Suite 301, New York, NY 10017
Phone: +1 212 949 1400
Fax: +1 212 949 1403
e-mail: consulategeneral.ny@rks-gov.net

All payments for consular services are made through banking services. Fees for specific services must be paid to the account of the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in New York, by depositing the assigned amount to the relevant bank. Payment can be made in dollars, equivalent to the amount in Euros, as exchanged by the US banks. The Consular bank account details are as follows:

Bank name: Bank of America
Account name: Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo
Account number: 226004439707
Routing Number: 026009593
SWIFT code: BOFAUS3N
Bank Address: 675 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017
Reference: The visa applicant’s name.

Important Information

Depending on the purpose of visiting Kosovo the Consular Officer may require additional supporting documents;
All supporting documents should be translated in one of the official languages of Republic of Kosovo (Albanian, Serbian or English);

The applicant whom the visa is refused can file a complaint within 8 calendar days to the respective consular mission;
Only possessing a valid visa does not automatically guarantee entry in Kosovo.
Border Police may refuse the entrance of the foreign national in case of reasonable suspicions regarding their documentation or reasons for entering the Republic of Kosovo.

Who needs visas to Kosovo

Special Categories Exempted from Visa Requirements

Visa policy of Kosovo - Wikipedia