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Consular Section: 9:30 - 14:00

Address:
21 Blackburn Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1N 8A2
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+1 (613) 233-6289, 233-6280
Fax: +1 (613) 233-7850
 
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the outbreak of the CORONA virus, all biometric passport acquisitions in the Embassy of Serbia in Ottawa are suspended until further notice.

In case of an emergency, and for all other inquires, before you come, please contact us at the following e-mail:

embassyserbiaottawa@gmail.com

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation



SERBIA OPENS BORDERS

Serbia has opened borders to foreigners without restrictions, dropping a requirement to submit a coronavirus test or undergo a quarantine.

The new regulation is due to come in effect on May 22nd, 2020.

https://www.dijaspora.gov.rs/en/


Dear visitor,
Dear Canadian friends,
Dear fellow compatriots,

I proudly accepted the diplomatic mission of the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Canada as a professional and personal challenge. It is an honor to serve in a G7/G8 country, country that is a pillar of the democratic and free world, pioneers of the multiculturalism, six times a UN SC non-permanent member, whose global economic presence and political engagement within the international community is widely recognized.
Both countries, Serbia and Canada fought side by side as allies in WWI and WWII. We were on the right side of the history, paid a terrible price and suffered huge human and material losses.  Nowadays, challenges remain the same.
Today, Serbia is fulfilling her role of a leader in advocating stability in the Western Balkans and South-Eastern Europe and is at the same time giving her contribution to the world peace by participating in six UN and two EU peacekeeping and international missions.

With a clear 2020 full EU membership agenda which comprises structural, political and economic reforms, as well as deep changes in the Serbian society, we are striving to transform our potentials into the capacities.

Serbian economy is recovering slowly but steadily and recent car export from Serbia to Canada by Zastava-Fiat within the Fiat-Chrysler merging project is balancing our economic and trade exchange. On the other hand, a number of Canadian investors are already present in Serbia, especially in the sectors of  Canadian excellence - mining, energy and agriculture, well respected for their expertise as well as business integrity. It is my task to make them more numerous.
I am also proud to salute you on behalf of more than 150 000 members strong (and still growing!) Serbian community in Canada. Opportunity or difficult times has brought them here. A fair chance of success for hardworking people and an open-hearted society has made them stay. They are among you or your first neighbors. 

Dear friends,

History has made us allies.
Modern day world and globalization have made us neighbors.
Mutual interest has made us partners.
Let the future seal it.

Long live Serbia! Long live Canada!




The Governor General of Canada David Johnston
at the presentation of Letters of Credence to H. E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the R. of Serbia

The Governor General of Canada
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

Presentation of Letters of Credence (Serbia, Chile, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chad, Cambodia) 
Rideau Hall, Friday, June 27, 2014

I am delighted to welcome all of you to Rideau Hall and to Canada, as you take on your new roles in the diplomatic community.
It is difficult to overstate the importance of diplomacy in today’s hyper-connected world.
As heads of mission, you are an integral part of the friendship that exists between Canada and your respective countries. Even in this age of instant, global communication, there is no substitute for meeting in person to discuss important issues—or for simply talking to one another and learning about each other’s cultures and nationalities. Ambassador Papazoglu, allow me to offer you my congratulations on this, your first assignment as head of mission. I am certain that your wealth of diplomatic experience will serve you well here in Canada, as will your fluency in English and French. I hope that you will be able to find ways of sharing your knowledge of Serbian culture with Canadians—and I am certain you will find us an eager and receptive audience.

I would also like to extend my sympathies and best wishes to you, and to the people of Serbia, as you deal with the effects of the severe flooding in your country. Please know that Canada’s thoughts are with Serbia and the Serbian people during this difficult time. The strong people-to-people ties that exist between Canada and Serbia form the basis of our cultural, educational and economic relationships, and I look forward to continuing these relationships in the years to come.





First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic with Mrs. and Mr. Mulroney, at the ceremony of presenting Milica Mila Pivnicki Mulroney with the honor of Knight of Saint Sava Pacifism, Belgrade, October 21, 2019


Bishop of Canada His Grace Dr. Mitrofan, Mayor of Edmonton, His Worship Don Iveson, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, and Mrs. Lillian D. Beltaos, BSC, MLS, President of Nikola Tesla Historical Society of Alberta, Edmonton July 10, 2019


Group of Francofone Ambassadors, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, Premier of Quebec, François Legault, and Ms. Nadine Girault, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, May 27 - 28, 2019, Quebec City


Inauguration of the official plaque of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Serbia in Calgary with Prime Minister of Alberta, Jason Kenney, H. E. Mihailo Papazoglu, the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Canada, and the Honorary Consul Milica Opacic, May 18, 2019, Calgary



PDAC Summit in Toronto, Minister of Mining of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Antic, and Minister of Natural resources in Canada Mr. Amarjeet Sohi, March 3 - 6, 2019


 

Commemorative Reception marking the 100th anniversary of the First honorary Consulate of Serbia in Montreal. At the initiative of the Serbian Embassy in Canada in Montreal, a memorial plaque was despalyed to remind that about the Kingdom of Serbia, in 1918, still in war conditions, opened an Honorary consulate and in the province of Quebec. Mr. Ante V.  Seferovic was appointed as the first Consul.

Press Release - click HERE

PHOTOS


The full version of the plaque, here to open

Dedication of the plaque commemorating the Centennial of the end of World War I, where Canada and Serbia fought as allies, by His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa and His Excellency Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, July 26th, 2018, Ottawa.


Congratulation message to the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Nikola in Hamilton, October 23, 2017 - VIDEO


President Aleksandar Vučić and Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada discussed regional stability, strengthening the role of civil society and expanding economic ties between Canada and Serbia - VIDEO


H. E. Ivica Dacic, PPV and MSP and Jastin Trudo, Prime Minister of Canada, Antananarivo Summit of Francophonie, Madagascar, November 2016. H. E. Ivica Dacic, PPV and MSP and Michel Jean, Secretary General, Antananarivo Summit of Francophonie, Madagascar, November 2016

H. E. Ivica Dacic, PPV and MSP and Stefan Dion, 75 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, Ottawa, November 15, 2016


Mr. Geof Regan, H. E. Ivica Dacic, PPV and MSP, Mr. George Furey and H.Е. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador, 75 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, Ottawa, November 15, 2016


Reception - Mrs. Durda Papazoglu, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Mrs. Trudeau and Premier Justin Trudeau, December 2015, Ottawa


H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador and Kristi Frelend, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs at the 150th anniversary of the Day of Canada, July 1st, 2018 in Ottawa


Mr. Ivica Dacic, PPV and SME of the Republic of Serbia and Mr. Stefan Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, OSCE Ministerial Meeting, December 3 and 4, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia


Mr. Ivica Dacic, PPV and SME of the Republic of Serbia Stefan Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, OSCE Ministerial Meeting, December 3 and 4, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia


Group photo taken on courtesy courtesy meeting of heads of mission of the European Group hosted by Honorary Stephane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, June 17, 2016


H. E. Mihailo Papazoglu with the former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the Rideau Club, Ottawa, June 2018


H. E. Mihailo Papazoglu with the former Prime Minister Jean Cretien at the Rideau Club, Ottawa, September 2016


 

 

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, and H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, at The start of Canada's First and Second World Wars commemoration period, August 4th 2014.   Ambassador of Serbia, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu in a humorous visit to the President of the Lower House of the Canadian Parliament, Mr. Andrew Shir, October 28, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

The Honourable Robert Nicholson, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and His Excellency Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia at the celebration of 70th Serbian day and Vidovdan, at Niagara Falls, June 28th 2015.   The Honourable John Baird, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, at the Canada Day reception, July 1st 2014.

   

     

             

                   
The Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, with the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Secretary-General of La Francophonie, on the occassion of ODA Diplomatic Ball, on December 9, 2014.  

The Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, presented the flag to the Mayor of the City of Ottawa, Jim Watson, at the courtesy call, on August 19, 2014.
 

Ceremony of handing over the ratification instrument of Protocol relating to an Amendment of the Convention of International civil Aviation, in the picture H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, Ambassador and  ICAO Secretary General Fang Liu, Montreal, September 26, 2018

Ambassador with the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Mr. Raymond Benjamin,  at the celebration that marks the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, at the Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, on December 5, 2014.

Signing of the Letter of Friendship, Mayor Niagara Jim Diodati and Mayor of Kraljevo Tomislav Ilic with HE Mihailo Papazoglu, October 26, 2015 in Niagara

ARTICLES 

The art of portrait of Marina Gavanski Zissis

EX-YU Aviation News Canadian envoy hints at Toronto - Belgrade flights
The 14th Annual Serbian Festival 2019 in Ottawa
Dutch state accepts partial liability for Srebrenica deaths
Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns over war crimes summons
Kosovo PM resigns after being called as a witness for war crimes court
Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court
Nikola Tesla Day July 10 as Edmontonians celebrate prolific inventor
Nikola Tesla Day in Edmonton celebrates science
Internationally renowned inventor honoured at Edmonton event (VIDEO)

Au Kosovo, les Serbes font de la résistance site

This win means everything’: How Canada is celebrating the Raptors NBA championship 

Photo Gallery: Canada vs. Serbia in Nations League volleyball, Sunday, June 9

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Canada Answered The Call By James Joe Bissett
We are all Serbians - Serbian Fest in Calgary, May 18-19, 2019
Coach likes direction Fury are headed

Trump, the pushy peacemaker, urges Serbia and Kosovo to settle old feuds – and potentially create new ones

Canadian international goalkeeper Milan Borjan honoured by Red Star Belgrade
MEET MILORAD KRSTIĆ, BUDAPEST’S MASTER ANIMATOR OF NEW HIT FILM ‘RUBEN BRANDT, COLLECTOR

World War I: Serbia's Agoni in the Great War by H.E. James Joe Bissett, ex Ambassador of Canada in Belgrade

Djokovic downs Nadal for record seventh Australian Open men's title

ON TARGET: Map of Europe can only be redrawn by U.S.

Historic plaque marks Montreals first Serbian Honorary Consulate

Facebook article

WWI centennial of the Great War Armistice
Recognizing Serbia's Sacrifice 1914-1918

Serbian coach: "Kokoskov has ideas to make the Suns shine brighter"

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Red star Belgrade's Milan Pavkov is hosted in the air by teammates to celebrate his brace in a raucous 2-0 home win over Liverpool, Nov. 6, 2018
The Ottawa Diplomatic Association hosted it's general annual meeting in Westin Hotel Ottawa, October 2018
Calgary Tesla Society
Novak Djokovic beats Anderson for fourth Wimbledon title
 
 
 
KOSOVO TEN YEARS AFTER

ARTICLE -  H. E. James Byron Bissett, former Canadian Ambassador to Yugoslavia

KOSOVO INDEPENDENCE - CELEBRATION OR DISASTER?
Serbs boycott as Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence
It's not a happy birthday for Kosovo
Holocaust (Serbia born) survivor William Glied tirelessly shared stories of life in concentration camps
Nikola Popovic named Head Coach
R3 of UQTR
Co/Create together Serbia - Canada 2017 
An Inside Look at the Serbian Wedding That Brought Out Europe’s Royals
ARTICLE EVEN THE GREAT NIKOLA TESLA WOULD HAVE BEEN A REFUGEE TO CANADA TODAY 
Why This Serbian Temple Is Eastern Europe’s Sagrada Família
The first North American author to be chosen to serve as writer-in-residence at the House of Writers in Trsic, Serbia
Les grands reportages
La Yougoslavie: de l'autre côté du miroir
MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ: Body of work
Canada's Bid For UN Security Council Seat Backed By Serbia, Despite Kosovo War
Diplomatica: Serbia back Canada's UN bid
Serbian foreign Minister in Canada

Written statement by H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu, given to weekly magazine "Hill Times"

Eva Bee - Ivana Borojevic, Food TV Persona in Ottawa
A different kind of Danube cruise - "Belgrade is an incredible city filled with kind and generous people"
Part of Burlington Street is now Tesla Boulevard - Dignitaries cut a ribbon and released pigeons on a closed part of the former Burlington Street
Video: Tesla cars go down Hamilton's new Nikola Tesla Boulevard
Milan Lucic happy to give Oilers ‘a little swagger’
Nikola Tesla street renaming honours inventor who electrified Hamilton
Hamilton’s Serbs celebrate Nikola Tesla’s 160th birthday with street naming

Story about Leader Project that was held last May in Belgrade in organization of CANSEE  

Mr. Wayne Anderson, MLA for Highwood, Calgary, " Serbian Fest 2016"
CKCU 93.1 FM - "Monday's Encounter" Guest H.E. Mihailo PAPAZOGLU
Serbia: 2 Hostiges kiled in US airstrikes in Lybia
Harper wanted to pull out of European security organization, dioplomats say
Harper wanted to pull out of European security organization, dioplomats say
Le Journale de Montreal - FIAT 500L Popemobile made in Serbia
Globe and Mail - Serbia's Novak Djokovic signs autographs after winning, Јаnuary, 2016
Ana Sokolovic - The Serbian expat has lived in Montreal since leaving her homeland... 
 
Speech of Ambassador Mihailo Papazoglu for the First Canadian - Serbian Business Forum - Serbian version only
Written statement by H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu
Serbian Ambassador to Canada Mihailo Papazoglu discusses the Syria refugee crisis
Serbia: A new investment frontier
“Velickovic” at Alpha Gallery is the Season’s Biggest Art Event
The European city you haven't thought of visiting
Economic ties push political talk, says Serbian envoy
Diplomatica: Serbian aspirations
Gavrilo Princip, the man who foreboded freedom
Gavrilo Princip, who triggered a war, was also a Serbian hero
Serbia and Canada, fighting on the right side of history
Opinion: A defining war for Serbia
Opinion: Canada and Serbia were First World War
Gavrilo Princip, l’homme qui annonça la liberté
Serbie - Le droit d’exister
SERBIA and CANADA, fighting on the RIGHT SIDE of history
 
H.E. Mihailo Papazoglu - New Arrivals 2014

 

 


 
 
 
SERBIA OPENS BORDERS

Serbia has opened borders to foreigners without restrictions, dropping a requirement to submit a coronavirus test or undergo a quarantine.

The new regulation is due to come in effect on May 22nd, 2020.

https://www.dijaspora.gov.rs/en/



SPECIAL RETURN FLIGHTS TO SERBIA

7.5.2020

Air Serbia has launched repatriation flights to Serbia. These are special flights that will be organized on an ad-hoc basis for the purpose of returning our citizens to the Republic of Serbia and which will be performed with payment of compensation. AirSerbia has launched a dedicated Repatriation website on its website where interested travelers can get more information on flight dates, fares and travel conditions.

Interested travelers can apply by sending a completed form and a scanned first page of their passport to repatriation@airserbia.com The registration form can be found at www.airserbia.com/informacije/letovi/repatrijacije. We emphasize that these are not flights within the regular traffic of the company, but rather special flights that are subject to special conditions of carriage.

All our citizens interested in these flights MUST contact this Embassy in order to obtain special permit for transit from Canada to Serbia without which will not be possible to board an overseas flight.

Currently, flights from Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna and Zurich to Belgrade are planned for:

  • Paris, May 11 (price 295 EUR)
  • Frankfurt, 12 May (price 255 EUR)
  • Vienna May 13 (price 155 EUR)
  • Frankfurt May 14 (price 255 EUR)
  • Zurich May 15 (price 225 EUR)

All prices include taxes.

Please note the following:

  • Air Serbia is entitled to delay the flight by up to 48 hours from the scheduled travel date to accommodate enough passengers.
  • Passengers will be informed of the exact time of flight no later than 24 hours before the start of the trip
  • Funds paid are not refundable. Refunding of paid funds is only possible in case the flight does not occur the planned date, ie no later than 48 hours from the planned date of travel.
  • According to current information, citizens of the Republic of Serbia as well as foreign nationals with permanent or temporary residence in the Republic of Serbia are allowed to enter Serbia.
  • Passengers have the option of carrying one hand luggage up to 8 kg and one luggage up to 23 kg. Extra luggage of 23 kg is charged EUR 50.
  • Tickets are purchased after sending the registration form and the first page of the passport exclusively through the AirSerbia Contact Center.
  • Unused scheduled flights tickets for the flights that have been canceled for COVID-19 reasons cannot be used on this flight.
  • All passengers will receive pre-flight protective masks provided by AirSerbia Passengers must wear masks during the flight for health care purposes.

For any additional information, passengers can call the following phone numbers:

  • for calls from France: +33 1 78900459
  • for calls from Germany: +49 69 20756
  • for calls from Austria: +43 720 775338
  • for calls from Serbia: +381 11 3112123

Please note that travelers must make themselves familiar with the possibility of entry into the countries mentioned above, as well as of the health conditions applicable upon arrival.



IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the outbreak of the CORONA virus, all biometric passport acquisitions in the Embassy of Serbia in Ottawa are suspended until further notice.

In case of an emergency, and for all other inquires, before you come, please contact us at the following e-mail:

embassyserbiaottawa@gmail.com

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation

 


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