How to extend temporary protection in Serbia: detailed instructions for Ukrainians
Serbia has extended temporary protection for refugees from Ukraine. Find out more about how Ukrainians can maintain their temporary protection status in the country for another year
Serbia continues to accept refugees who want to wait for Ukraine's victory abroad. All newcomers receive temporary protection, so they are equal in rights to local residents. Here's how Ukrainians can extend their asylum.
How can Ukrainian citizens extend their temporary status in Serbia?
The authorities have extended the special status for Ukrainians until March 18, 2024. Those who already have a Temporary Protection Card should send email to [email protected], indicating
• Full name
• date and place of birth;
• address of residence in Serbia (please note that decisions on extension of status may be sent to this address);
• the number of the current decision and your passport.
Please note! Refugees who have applied for a temporary protection card at the Belgrade Center for Human Rights must apply to this institution to obtain a new document.
What does temporary protection in Serbia guarantee?
All temporarily displaced persons receive:
- A document confirming the right to stay in the country;
- medical protection
- free school education;
- access to the labor market.
Entry to Serbia in 2023
To get to Serbia, it is enough to have a valid passport. At the same time, we recommend taking out an insurance policy to protect yourself from risks and unnecessary expenses.
After crossing the border, you need to contact the Commissionerate for Refugees and Migration - you will be consulted and told how to prepare the necessary documents.
You can also get information about support for Ukrainian refugees by calling +381648283171, emailing [email protected] and visiting this website.
How to get to Serbia?
After the closure of Ukrainian airspace, the number of bus and train routes from local carriers has significantly expanded. Nowadays, it is not difficult to plan a route from Ukrainian cities to European countries.
Choose the most convenient transportation and buy train, bus or plane tickets on our website.
We remind you! Countries around the world continue to help refugees from Ukraine and provide asylum. Read more about which countries have extended temporary protection and for how long in our article.
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