North Macedonia

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. COVID test result is required unless you are either recovered or vaccinated.
Quarantine is required unless you are either recovered, vaccinated or negatively tested. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in North Macedonia?

+151 New COVID cases in North Macedonia
0 New COVID deaths in North Macedonia
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 29 September 2021

Basic facts about North Macedonia

North Macedonia is a small country located in Southern Europe. The capital of North Macedonia is Skopje and the most spoken language is Macedonian. The national currency in North Macedonia is Macedonian denar (MKD).

What taxi apps are available in North Macedonia?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in North Macedonia. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Macedonian denar (MKD)Official currency
1 EUR~61.56 MKD
1 USD~58.24 MKD

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in North Macedonia?

There are 2 common plug types used in North Macedonia:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type F 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter North Macedonia?

Currently, citizens of 83 countries can enter North Macedonia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter North Macedonia?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter North Macedonia.

Data last reviewed on: 29 September 2021

Is it safe in North Macedonia?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 19, 2022, the risk level for North Macedonia was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in North Macedonia

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to North Macedonia?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Passengers under the age of 18 will not be exempt from paying import duties on tobacco goods, alcohol, or alcoholic drinks.


  • 1L of distilled alcoholic and spirituous beverages with alcohol percentage over 22% or 2L of distilled alcoholic and spirituous beverages and aperitifs of wine or alcohol base, the alcohol percentage of which does not exceed 22%
  • and 2L of wine


  • 200 cigarettes,
  • or 100 cigarillos (cigarettes with maximum weight of 3 grams per item),
  • or 50 cigars,
  • or 250 grams of smoking tobacco,
  • or equivalent amount of different tobacco products.

Data last reviewed on: 29 September 2021

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