Serbia travel information: Local laws and customs
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 20 Jan 2020.
Possession or trafficking of drugs attract strict penalties and usually a lengthy prison sentence.
There are no laws against homosexual activity in Serbia. There is anti-discrimination legislation, with limited implementation in place. The Pride Parade has taken place without incident over the last few years. There are gay friendly hostels, clubs and other events in Belgrade. However, you should be aware that the level of public prejudice against homosexuality and the LGBT population is still relatively high and public displays of affection may attract negative attention. See our information and advice page for the LGBT community before you travel.
Taking photographs of military/police installations, personnel or vehicles anywhere in Serbia may lead to difficulties with the authorities.
Carry your passport with you for identification purposes and keep a copy separately in a safe place.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Serbia
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 764,000 in 2011
Albanian (official regional language) 19%
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