History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Diplomatic relations at the level of Offices of Interest was established on 2 April 1992. Serbia (former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) opened its Office in Pretoria during April 1992. Following the imposition of compulsory economic and other sanctions, by the UN Security Council, against Serbia on 30 May 1992 South Africa refrained from opening a Mission in Belgrade. Diplomatic relations was upgraded in December 1998 to full ambassadorial level.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Serbia

The South African Embassy in Athens, Greece, is responsible for relations with Serbia, on a non-residential basis.

H E Ms B R Sisulu
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

The consular jurisdiction servicing Serbia will be moved from the South African Embassy in Athens, Greece to the South African Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, with effect from 02 February 2015. The South African Ambassador in Athens, Greece, His Excellence Mr Makgetla still remains accredited to Serbia as a non-resident Ambassador.

Serbia Representation in South Africa

H E Mr G Vujici
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Serbia Embassy

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Consular Section of the Serbia Embassy in Pretoria.

Health Requirements

No special health requirements are in place it is nevertheless advised to double-check any recommendations or particular requirements, with the local Health Department before departure.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

In the north, continental climate (cold winter and hot, humid summers with well distributed rainfall); central portion, continental and Mediterranean climate; to the south Adriatic climate along with the coast, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall inland.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The moenetary unit is the Serbian Dinar (SRD).

Montenegro: Euro (EUR).

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Info

Major exports: Chromium and Titanium ore; Fresh and dried fruit; Vegetables; Pig Iron; Parts for motor vehicles; Granite and Porphyry; Ferro-Alloys; Motor cars; Printed books and materials; Raw skins and hides; Live animals.

Major imports: Copper tubes and piping; Electrical motors and parts; Machine Tools; Footwear; Clothing: Maize.

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Serbia, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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