Visa requirements for entering the Republic of North Macedonia


All information on RNM’s visa regime is available here.

Nationals of 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 the Republic of North Macedonia 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 any 180-day period. 


Third-country nationals with permanent 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 any 180-day period.


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 any 180-day period.


The Republic of North Macedonia has abolished short-term stay (Type C) visas for foreign nationals who are holders of valid passports of third countries and are simultaneously holders of valid UK, US, and Canadian visas, whereby the duration of their stay in the Republic of North Macedonia may not exceed 15 days, with the periods of validity of the valid UK, US, and Canadian visas they hold not exceeding more than 5 days from their planned stay in the Republic of North Macedonia. This decision is of a temporary character and shall be in force from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022.

Last updated: 09 February 2022