Do not travel to Kosovo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Kosovo due to COVID-19.
Travelers to Kosovo may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Kosovo due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Kosovo.
Reconsider travel to:
- North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan due to civil unrest.
Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the Balkans region, including Kosovo. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas. In addition, politically motivated violence occurs throughout Kosovo.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Kosovo:
North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan - Reconsider Travel
Tensions within and between communities in northern Kosovo continue to provoke violence, demonstrations, and other unrest in North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan. Although recent unrest has been politically-related and does not involve tourists or members of the international community, bystanders can be affected if violent incidents occur.
The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in northern Kosovo as U.S. government employee travel to North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan is restricted.
Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.