Visa for Kosovo citizens


I will be updating this page regularly as I get more information about the visa for Kosovo citizens. Where can or can’t Kosovo citizens residing in Kosovo travel and how to obtain a visa to different countries.

visa for Kosovo citizens
Courtesy of Lulzim Ramushi

Afghanistan – Citizens of Kosovo can travel to Afghanistan on a tourist visa. For this, they need to visit the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Sofia, Bulgaria from Monday to Friday 8:30 to 13:00. They need to scan the necessary documents and send them to sofia@mfa.af.

Armenia – Citizens of Kosovo cannot enter this country with a passport issued by Kosovo authorities. (Response by Armenian MFA 18 September 2018)

Benin – Citizens of Kosovo can apply online for a visa for Benin by registering at the official website and following the steps.

Egypt – Citizens of Kosovo should apply in the Egypt Embassy in Tirana, Albania. Egypt Visa Application with a photo should be sent to [email protected] alongside with the scanned passport, flight ticket and accommodation booked. The process takes 2-4 weeks. After the approval, you go in person to the Embassy to submit the passport, payment of $30 for single entry and $40 for multi-entry and 2 photos.

Georgia – Citizens of Kosovo cannot enter this country (Dec 18, 2017)

Jordan – Visa on arrival. Buy the Jordan Pass if you’re staying 3+ nights as the visa fee is covered by it plus entry to 40+ attractions (Including Petra)

Iran – Citizens of Kosovo can apply at the Iranian Embassy in Tirana, Albania

Philippines – Citizens of Kosovo cannot obtain a visa for this country (Jan 13, 2017 – email from the Consulate in Albania)

Tanzania – single-entry visa on arrival. Costs $50. Be aware that you need the yellow fever card to enter the country.

Thailand – Citizens of Kosovo can apply at the Thai Consulate in Albania and get the visa within the day. Email them at [email protected] for more information.

Uganda – visa on arrival

Viet Nam – does not recognize Kosovo as a country, however, Kosovo citizens can travel on a Kosovo passport and they get the visa on arrival. There’s a form that needs to be filled at the airport and two fees to be paid – one for online application for confirmation/invitation at $19 (it can be done online at https://www.vietnam-visaonline.org/visa-services-apply.html) and one when the passport is submitted alongside the application at $25 (cash only). For more info write to [email protected]