Welcome to the page of Living in Serbia portal where you can use the service of electronic submission of request for approval or extension of temporary residence in the Republic of Serbia
If you want to use the service, please log in to the system.
If you do not have a created account, visit registration page.
By using this service, we immediately receive your request for approval or extension of temporary residence and it is processed in an efficient and fast manner.
You may submit the request from abroad or if you are in the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
The request may be submitted as the first request for temporary residence approval or as the request for extension of temporary residence.
You receive updates about the status of your request to the email address you provide.
If necessary, we will ask you for additional documents that you may add within your request on the portal.
Incomplete requests are not considered. Track your electronic mail so as to avoid missing the deadlines for supplementing the request. Submitting the requests by using this service ensures that your request is complete for processing when you receive an email notification.
You submit your passport when you receive a notification to your email address that the request has been resolved, with instructions on when and how to take over your approval for temporary residence in the Republic of Serbia.
As a rule, you submit the request if you intend to stay in Serbia for more than 90 days as of the date of entry, i.e. for more than the period provided by bilateral agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the state of which you are a citizen for short stay in the Republic of Serbia without a visa or approved temporary residence.
You can apply for a temporary residence permit in the Republic of Serbia if you intend to get a job, study, connect with close family members living in the Republic of Serbia, engage in scientific research, attend professional training or practice, get medical treatment, if you have real estate in Serbia or some other legally prescribed reason for a longer stay in Serbia.
If you need a visa to enter the Republic of Serbia, to use this service you ought to have a long-stay visa (D visa) previously issued by diplomatic and consular mission of the Republic of Serbia abroad.
For more information on the Law on Foreigners and the Rulebook on Temporary Residence Approval in the Territory of the Republic of Serbia, you may visit Procedure page.