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secretariat.ottawa@mfa.rs

 

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 consular.ottawa@mfa.rs

 

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21 Blackburn Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1N 8A2
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+1 (613) 233-6289, 233-6280

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 +1 (613) 233-7850

   

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COVID-19

Due to the current situation caused by the COVID 19 virus pandemic, as well as the restrictive measures introduced by the Government of the Province of Ontario, the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Ottawa is obliged to respect the epidemiological protocols of the Province of Ontario. In this regard, we inform you of the following:

1. Reception of parties are done exclusively in the scheduled times.

2. Appointments are made by e-mail consular.ottawa@mfa.rs or by calling the phone numbers 613-233-6280 or 613-233-6289.

3. A maximum of two persons are allowed to stay in the premises of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia at the same time (except in the case of minor children who must be accompanied by their parents).

4. Every person entering the Embassy premises must have a protective face mask and appropriate gloves.

5. Bearing in mind the limitations in the work of the Embassy, due to the decisions of the Government of Ontario and in accordance with health protection measures, with purpose to provide all types of consular services, please plan and align your obligations and activities during the time available to schedule at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia.

Thank you for your understanding.

NOTICE FOR ENTERING SERBIA

We invite citizens to MANDATORY check the information regarding entry into the territory of the Republic of Serbia, as well as information on measures for entry into other countries of the world. All information is updated daily!

Requirements for entry:
https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-serbia/covid-19-entry-requirements

Conditions for travel:

https://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/citizens/travel-abroad/covid-19-travel-requirements

Testing can now be done at the airport "Nikola Tesla". The laboratory is open 24/7:
Website: beg.aero/lat/node/470

https://www.srbija.gov.rs/vest/en/165008/new-anti-epidemic-measures-in-force-from-20-december.php


May  21st, 2021

An online application for "VISA TYPE D" which is issued for longer stay of 91 to 180 days in the Republic of Serbia, has been acitve from May 20th, 2021. In order to apply for visa mentioned above, please follow the link:

"eCONSULATE"   (https://econsulate.gov.rs/) ONLINE APLICATION IS ONLY FOR WORK PERMIT

Application is bilingual in English, Serbian Cyrilic and Latin alphabet.


Site to support people who plan to return to Serbia

We are here to support people who plan to return to Serbia, have business venture or a scientific and professional career, to provide information on all ways to get in touch with Serbia, to help cooperate with local talents and extraordinary initiatives and to provide a framework for better Serbian communication. companies at home and abroad:

Serbian version only: https://tackapovratka.rs/o-nama/


Serbia Has Opened Its Borders for Businesspeople from the World

Serbia has opened its borders for businesspeople from the entire world, who will be entering this country from tomorrow by a special simplified procedure, which is different from the rules that apply to other travellers. At the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, the Government of the Republic of Serbia has allowed foreign and domestic citizens, who enter the country for business reasons, to cross the border only by previously informing the Chamber on their arrival, and afterwards, within 24 hours after entering the country, to obtain and submit a negative RT-PCR test or antigen test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus detection.

„In these circumstances, when most countries introduce additional restrictions, Serbia has found a way, with the application of the epidemiological measures, to facilitate business operations to business people from the entire world, companies already operating here, as well as those that are entering our country for their future business by simplifying the procedures for entering the country, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia in performing the required formalities”, Marko Čadež, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, said.

Čadež reminded that business travel and contacts with businessmen were not a matter of choice, but the need of business, and expressed his hope that other countries would follow Serbia’s example so that companies all around the world would be able to carry out their business activities during the global health crisis with the lowest possible costs and waste of time, and to get out of the pandemic crisis with the least possible consequences.

According to the new rules that are valid as of 21 January, owners, managers, and employees within their companies, who intend to arrive to Serbia for business reasons, will previously have to inform the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia on their arrival, which will timely inform the border police on it in order to enable them to cross the border. Upon entering the country, they will be tested in a Serbian reference laboratory, submit the test to the Chamber, and if the test is negative, they will continue to carry out their planned activities.

For the announcement of arrival, and all necessary information and support, please contact the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia by e-mail: inocovid19@pks.rs

The request should be submitted in written 48h before the date of entry to Serbia on the memorandum of the company containing the following information: 

a. name and surname of the person (or persons) coming to the Republic of Serbia
b. passport number and the country that issued the passport
c. business reasons for coming to the Republic of Serbia
d. date and border crossing of entry into Serbia
e. flight number / car registration number, etc.
f. address and duration of stay in the Republic of Serbia, contact phone, e-mail

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia reminds that these new procedures will not apply to those who arrive from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and North Macedonia that are allowed to enter Serbia without a PCR test in compliance with the previous decision.

https://pks.rs/vesti/serbia-has-opened-its-borders-for-businesspeople-from-the-world-3785

 


 
 
Virtual concert - marking the 80th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Belgrade and Ottawa (Serbia and Canada)

Serbian Embassy together with H.E. Dejan Ralevic, Ambassador and music artists living in Canada, marks 80 years of Diplomatic connections between Belgrade and Ottawa (Serbia and Canada) virtual concert:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SFFUIg5Ew4

PDF from SLOVO magazine - edition #57:

Link: http://www.ottawa.mfa.gov.rs/odrzavanje/uploads/SLOVO-Broj_57-Oktobar_2021-Strane_31-33.pdf

We warmly thank the journalist of BETA - Mr. Milomir Niketic

Associates who helped create the video - Mrs Violeta Lalic Zaric, Motion Graphic Design https://www.violetagraphicdesign.ca/

Many thanks to our Serbian musical artists:
1. National Anthem of the Republic of Serbia ′′ God of Justice ", performed by Martina Govednik.
2. Dusan Suvajac, ′′ Dudun Sa - Sa ", performed by Goran Gojevic.
3. Arya for soprano from the Italian opera ′′ Masked Ball ′′ by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by Vasilisa Atanackovic.
4. ′′ Nest Svjat from Opel ", Stevan St. Mokranjac, performed by Choir Kir Stefan Serb. https://www.facebook.com/kirstefantheserb.ca
5. ′′ Romance ′′ composer - Petar Stojanovic, performed by Ana Drobac (violin) and Amelia Fortin (drunk).
6. Vasily Mokranjac, ′′ Six games ′′ (passage), performed by Victor Lazarov.
7. Inspired by the song ′′ This morning my rose bloomed ", performed by Vlad Mars.
8. ′′ The most beautiful star ", performed by Choir ′′ Kir Stefan Serb ".
9. ′′ Adagio ", Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Marija Krstic.
10. ′′ Tokata ", Zoran Hristic (1928-2019), performed by Katarina Jovic.
11. Friedrich Demnitz, Etida in C Major, performed by Goran Gojevic.
12. Marko Tajčević, ′′ Seven Balkan Games ′′ (passage), performed by Victor Lazarov.
13. ′′ Embroidery ", composer - Ana Sokolovic, performed by Indie Gailay.
14. ′′ Fog Fallen ", performed by Martina Govednik.
15. Miodrag Lazarov Pasha, ′′ Waltz ′′ (passage of world premiere), performed by Victor Lazarov.
16. ′′ Rusalkina Arya ′′ from opera ′′ Rusalka ′′ composer Antonin Dvorzak, performed by Vasilisa Atanackovic.



Prime Minister Brnabic at Global COVID-19 summit organised by White House

22 September, 2021

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic participated today at the Global COVID-19 summit, organised by the White House, which was opened by US President Joseph Biden.

The video messages are attended by a large number of world leaders and officials of international organizations, including UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, British and Canadian Prime Ministers, Boris Johnson and Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and many others.

In the message, the Prime Minister pointed out that Serbia was among the first European countries to procure a covid vaccine, and that she was the first European Prime Minister to receive the vaccine.

Thanks to years of investment in digitalisation and development of eGovernment, we have managed to organise a complicated and complex vaccination process very efficiently and in a way that it is focused on citizens, she explained.

However, as she added, from the very beginning we were aware that this is not just a matter of our citizens and only our struggle. In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all safe or no one is safe.

That is why, in addition to procuring vaccines for our citizens, we donated vaccines to the citizens of the Western Balkans, but also to other countries, she reminded and specified that Serbia donated 230,000 doses of vaccines to the region, we vaccinated foreign citizens in Serbia with approximately 300,000 doses and set aside we have 570,000 doses of vaccines for countries in Africa and Asia.

Brnabic mentioned that Serbia has already started the production of covid vaccine from one manufacturer, and that it will start production from another by the end of the year, because in that way we want to help and support all people and countries that need vaccines.

This is a pandemic in which we will either win together or lose together, but we must fight together, the Prime Minister repeated.

That is why Serbia supports the goals of this global summit, she emphasised, and expressed her gratitude to the United States of America and President Biden for organising the summit and supporting joint efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vaccines are the only way out in the fight against the pandemic, concluded Brnabic.



20.000.000 dinars were allocated for the establishment of new schools and classes of supplementary classes in the diaspora

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Administration for Cooperation with Diaspora and Serbs in the region has decided on co-financing projects that contribute with their quality to preserve and strengthening the bonds of the home state and the diaspora. At the competition that was announced from July 22. to August 06., 2021. for co-financing of projects in the field of classes - Support for the establishment of new schools and classes of supplementary teaching of Serbian language in the diaspora, ten proposals of the Serbian associations, organizations and Eparchy have arrived Serbian Orthodox Church from Austria, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Russian Federation, South African Republic and Spain.

Funds in total amount of 20.000.000 dinars intended for syfinancing projects that contribute with their quality to preserve and strengthen the bonds of the home state and the diaspora aimed at: preserving and nurturing Serbian cultural, ethnic, language and religious identity, which can be listed as the area - support for the establishment of new schools and classes of supplementary teaching of Serbian language in the diaspora are allocated for:

SPKD Education Austria, Serbian language school education, 4.250.000 dinars,
Serbian educational and cultural center Saint Jelena Anjouska Malta, Serbian language school in Malta 4.800.000 dinars,
Eparchy of the Western European SPCrque - Servisch Orthodoxe Kerk in Nederland, Creative workshops in Serbian language for children 2.000.000 dinars,
NPO Center for International Cooperation ′′ Russian-Balkan Dialogue ", Supplementary school of Serbian language in Moscow and Saint Petersburg 5.250.000 dinars,
Eparchy of the Western European SPC - Iglesia ortodoxa serbia Parroquias espa ñolas, Creative workshops in Serbian for children in Spain and Portugal 3.700.000 dinars.

Director of the Administration for Cooperation with Diaspora and Serbs in the region, Arno Guillon, will on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Administration for cooperation with the Serbs in the region, sign contracts for co-financing with selected users, in which mutual rights and obligations will be arranged in order Realization of approved projects from this decision.

https://www.dijaspora.gov.rs/za-osnivanje-novih-skola-i-odeljenja-dopunske-nastave-srpskog-jezika-u-dijaspori-izdvojeno-20-000-000-dinara



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