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Officially it varies - the UN doesn't recognise Kosovo, but several others do. The big problem for you, as you observed - is Serbia, which considers it to be another province, and indeed administers five of the municipalities. The best warning I can find seems to come from Wikitravel: Visa Restrictions: Serbia officially states that it will block ...


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It is indeed true that you can buy insurance at the border when entering Kosovo. The reason being that Kosovo is not a member of the Green Card system. The Kosovo Insurance Bureau has a page on border insurance listing the border entry points where you can purchase insurance: There are a total of 13 points of sale for border insurance policies, namely: ...


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1) You should have no problems crossing from Bosnia and Hercegovina to Montenegro and on into Kosovo. The only proplematic part is the Serbian-Kosovo border. It seems the best way to travel to/from Serbia is to use your EU identity card, rather than your passport because they can not stamp it. 2) There is a direct bus from Sarajevo to Pristina, from ...


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The Embassy of Sweden in Pristina has some information regarding travelling to and from Kosovo on its homepage. It is could certainly be applied to travellers with other nationalities as well. In- och utresebestämmelser EU-medborgare är sedan 8 maj 2013 tillåtna att vid in- och utresa i Kosovo presentera en giltig identitetshandling i form av ...


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Yes you can. Starting from May 8, 2013 every EU citizen can enter to Kosovo with ID card only, as mentioned on the Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (at the bottom of the page)


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Kosovo: Based on the list "Who doesn't need a visa" from the Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you do indeed need a visa as an Indian citizen. Based on this QA website linked to by the Kosovo MOFA, it seems you can arrange to mail your passport to one of the visa issuing locations. Based on the "Visa application procedure" page, there is no requirement ...


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As a national of Jordan, you do need a visa to enter Serbia. There is no provision for visa on arrival; you will need to obtain one in advance. However, you can enter visa-free if you also hold a visa or residence permit from a Schengen country, the UK or the USA.


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Sorry, that visa is going to be pretty tough to get. You are required to get a visa for Kosovo in advance and applications must be made in person. The nearest embassies from India are in Japan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, each of which also require visas for Bangladeshi citizens. That said, the answer to this previous question indicates that applying via ...


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Going from Romania into Serbia, then into Kosovo and on to Albania should be no problem at all. The only problematic situation I know of is moving from a third country into Kosovo and then into Serbia and finally leave to another country. This is because when entering Serbia through Kosovo you don't get a Serbian entry stamp and therefor have not entered ...


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Kosovo has not yet defined a particular policy on this topic. According to its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there is no distinction based on the citizenship. Every citizen may therefore enter the country and stay for a maximum of 90 days. However, there are some rules to respect. You should be able to : Have some valid travel documents (thus coming from a ...


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I went to Kosovo 4 times in 2011, got two stamps 3 times, once they forgot one. Serbians are not so good with stamping, I didn't get one when leaving to Bulgaria. That means that you can just ask the Kosovars not to stamp your passport when you leave Kosovo once you entered it from Serbia. What is important to remember is that entering Serbia from Kosovo ...


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I can at least partly answer your question by quoting from my Lonely planet: International buses serve much of Europe, including Skopje, Macedonia (€5, 1½ hours), Tirana, Albania (€35, 10 hours), Istanbul, Turkey (€40, 20 hours), and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina (€30, 10 hours). And: It's unwise to bring Serbian-plated cars into Kosovo. And ...


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The Lekë Dukagjini road recommended by the Lonely Planet seems to be the M9 recommended by Google Maps. OpenStreetMap lists the Lekë Dukagjini street and it locates the M9 as a parallel street, more North. It appears that the more South road is more pedestrian-friendly (it is recommended by the Lonely Planet, by Google Maps and when looking at [the satellite ...


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Yup, Kosovar guards boarded at Jarinje (last Kosovo station) and briefly checked everyone for two minutes and then got off. Then at Rudnica (first Serbian station) Serbian guards boarded and started the check after the Train left the Station. They wrote down some stuff on a Piece of paper whilst checking everyone's ID (including my Swedish ID Card), and then ...


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This is not a direct answer to your question, but it might be the answer that you need. A few months ago, I tried to cross, by public bus, from Kosovo to Serbia. Serbia does not recognise Kosovo's independence so, technically, there is no border. The formalities took only minutes, but there was a check on both sides of the 'border'. What's more, because I ...


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Remember one thing: if you entered Kosovo from anywhere other than Serbia, you can NOT cross from Kosovo to Serbia during the same visit. You need to go to Macedonia or Montenegro and enter Serbia from there


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Bumping old post: Having Kosovar stamps is not a Problem: however, if using a passport, you cannot enter Kosovo from Montenegro or Macedonia, or by air, and then continue to Serbia - you can only travel from Serbia to Kosovo and then back. To be exact: on the way from Kosovo to Serbia, there will be one Kosovar exit check, and then a Serbian entry check. ...


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When Kosovo grants Turkish citizens visa-free entry for short stays, it is a sign that they don't plan to subject most entering Turks to greater scrutiny than what can reasonably be done on the fly at the border checkpoint. This has to mean that they don't routinely demand extensive paperwork such as letters of invitation -- if they did, there would be a ...


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According to the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as a Bulgarian citizen you need a valid Bulgarian passport to enter Kosovo. For citizens from other EU countries it is analogical. They need a valid passport of their home country. I have checked the sites of several ministries of foreign affairs. They all say the same thing. P.S. This information ...


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With your multiple-entry visa you can come and go in the Schengen Area as many times as you like. Just make sure that you do not spend more than 90 days in total in the Schengen Area and that you do not stay beyond the validity period. Your visa type D is valid for Germany, but allows for visits to the other Schengen States, with the possible exception of ...


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According to VisaHQ: Kosovo tourist visa is not required for citizens of Bangladesh for a stay up to 90 days. However, IATA seems to indicate that a visa is required and the KLM version of TIMATIC appears not to know of Kosovo. According to Wikipedia: VisaHQ maintains the world's most comprehensive database of international visa requirements). ...


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Foreigners who possess a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa don't need to obtain a Kosovo visa to enter, transit or stay in the territory of the Republic of Kosovo for up to 15 days, within a period of 6 months. For more information, please have a look at these resources: Non-Schengen Area countries where you can GO with a Schengen VISA Kosovo Visa ...


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In addition to the answer of jpatokal, the website of the Brussels embassy states Foreign citizens, subject to visa regime application, but bearers of valid multiple entry Schengen visa may enter the Republic of Kosovo and stay up to 15 days without having to obtain a Kosovo visa. This might be an option if your Kosovo stay is part of a Europe trip or in ...


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Usually it works the other way around: You need to be a citizen to get an ID-card or passport (some countries do issue ID documents or passport-like travel documents to non-nationals in various cases but those typically have another name). The card is just a convenient way to prove it but citizenship is legally defined based on the circumstances of your ...


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If I understand the law correctly, Kosovan identity cards are only issued to the citizens of the Republic of Kosovo: ... për shtetasit e Republikës së Kosovës. This means that you will need Kosovan citizenship (and hence lose your Danish citizenship) to apply for a Kosovan identity card. Be aware though, that Denmark has already enacted modifications to ...


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I traveled to Serbia and then Macedonia before going to Kosovo. I was on a bus from Kosovo to Bosnia. Serbia did not like my Kosovo passport stamp. Another passenger asked them to please let me and my two kids into Serbia. It was a dark night and I could see a tank. I was so very scared. I am so happy they did let me in. Good luck to all other travelers.


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Taxis from the airport to the city center cost 10-20 euros. Therefore a trip to Mitrovica (which is 2.5 times as far) should be around 40-50 euros, depending on your negotiation skills.


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There are several bus companies running in the Balkans countries with either downgraded websites or without websites. The correct information regarding last bus from Skopje would always be available from the bus stop in Skopje Macedonia. Further to your question when the last bus leaves form Skopje to Pristine on Jan 5 to 6. Although there are many buses ...


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The Wiki on http://prepaid-data-sim-card.wikia.com/wiki/Prepaid_SIM_with_data has a good overview over options in different countries. Due to the political situation there won't be a "one covers all" option, but you have to pick different cards and/or do roaming. Which to choose heavily depends on your requirements ...


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You would need to apply through the embassy or consulate and the Republic of Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs web tool directs Filipinos to apply in either Albania or Turkey Visas may be obtained from diplomatic and consular posts of Kosovo in: Tirana, Albania Ambasada e Republikës së Kosovës në Tiranë Rr. Donika Kastrioti, Vila nr 6, Tiranë ...


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