Duration and extension of temporary stay


Temporary stay can be authorized in duration of up to one year and can be extended for the same period, unless otherwise determined by this Law or international agreement.

Authorization of temporary stay is being entered into travel document of foreign citizen. Validity duration of travel document must be at least six months longer than duration period of authorization.

Temporary stay extension

To a foreign citizen, close family member of the citizen of the Republic of Serbia, temporary stay can be extended for the period of up to three years or until fulfillment of conditions for issuance of authorization for permanent stay.

To a foreign citizen, close family member of the citizen of the Republic of Serbia, temporary stay can be extended even in the case when that citizen died, as well as in the case of termination of marriage with citizen of the Republic of Serbia that lasted at least three years in the Republic of Serbia.