Visa Requirements and Procedure

Procedure

Visa requirements

Visa requirements

Nationals of the EU Member States and signatories of the Schengen Agreement DO NOT need a visa to enter the Republic of North Macedonia (and are eligible to enter with a valid national identity card).

Third-country nationals with temporary residence in an EU Member State or a country signatory of the Schengen Agreement may stay no longer than 15 (fifteen) days upon every entry into the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia as long as the total length of stay does not exceed 90 days in a period of any 180-day.

Third-country nationals with multiple-entry Schengen visa (type C) valid for at least 5 (five) days beyond the intended stay in the Republic of North Macedonia may stay no longer than 15 (fifteen) days upon every entry into the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia as long as the total length of stay does not exceed 90 days in a period of any 180-day.

Application

The foreigner submits a visa application to the competent (resident or non-resident) diplomatic-consular representation of the Republic of North Macedonia no longer than six months and at least 15 days before the start of the intended trip. The visa application is submitted in person. Upon exception, the visa application may be submitted by another natural or legal person authorized to act as the proxy of the applicant when a foreigner is a disabled person or when a foreigner is a well-known person and there is no doubt about his/her bona fide intentions. The application for a minor is submitted in person by a parent or a guardian.

Documentation

The applicant encloses the following documentation with the visa application:

  • Valid travel document (the validity period of the travel document should exceed that of the visa by at least three months), the travel document must have been issued within the last 10 years and it must include at least two empty pages for visa purposes and one photograph size 35×45 mm;
  • Proof of valid travel medical insurance;
  • Proof of fees paid;
  • Documents that prove: the purpose of the visit to RNM, secured accommodation, means of subsistence to cover the stay in RNM and the repatriation or the travel to a third country, means of transport, and the intention to return to the country of origin or the intention to travel to a third country.

Letter of guarantee

The guarantee Letters are issued by citizens or foreigners with granted residence

Travel medical insurance

The applicant must provide proof of travel medical insurance for the entire duration of his stay

For more information please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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