Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Last updated: 24 January 2022
Information for COVID-19
The Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, at the session held on August 31, 2021, adopted a Decision amending the Decision on preventive recommendations, interim measures, ordered measures, targeted protocols, plans and algorithms for acting to protect the health of the population from the infectious disease Covid -19 caused by the Sars-Cov-2 virus, the cases and the period of their application according to which domestic and foreign citizens are prohibited from entering / leaving the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia, starting from September 1, 2021, unless they present one of the following documents at the border crossing:
– certificate / confirmation for immunization (vaccination) against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, i.e. administration of at least two doses of vaccine against the infectious disease COVID-19;
– certificate / confirmation for having recovered from COVID-19 in the last 45 days, counting from the day of recovery;
– medical certificate with negative result from RT PCR SARS-CoV-2 test, made 72 hours before entry / exit to / from the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia or
– negative result of a rapid antigen test, made 48 hours before entry / exit to / from the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia.
The certificate / attestation referred to in paragraph 1 lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this item does not apply to persons under 18 years of age.
Domestic and foreign citizens, who upon entering the border crossing on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia will not enclose one of the documents referred to in paragraph 1 lines 1, 2, Z and 4 of this item, must be referred to domestic isolation / quarantine at their own expense for a period of seven days, for which the State Sanitary and Health Inspectorate issues a decision.
Home isolation / quarantine can be terminated after the fifth day, only by submitting a medical certificate with a negative result from the RT PCR SARS-CoV-2 test.
Exception from paragraph 1 lines 1, 2, Z and 4 from this point are airline crews and professional drivers of freight motor vehicles entering the border crossings on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia, as well as all types of group or individual trips or passengers and professional drivers of freight motor vehicles transiting through the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia, for which they must sign a Transit Statement.
Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for tourists/visitors in North Macedonia? Yes
If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
Private Health Institution Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics LAOR, 29 Noemvri nr. 1, 1200 Tetovo, tel: +389-75-273-746.
Re-Medika Hospital, 16th Makedonska Brigada, no. 18, www.remedika.com.mk/re-medika-first-private-general-hospital/, tel: +389-2-2603-100.
SynLab Laboratory, Mother Theresa 35, Vodnjanska, www.synlab.mk, tel: +389-2-3107-144.
Zan Mitrev Clinic COVID-19 Testing Center at Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, https://zmc.mk/en/covid19/skopje-ohrid-airport-covid-19-testing-point/, tel: + 389-2-3091-484. U.S. citizens may obtain a COVID-19 test from the health care providers and laboratories in North Macedonia listed below. Testing fees must be paid by each patient. Prices range from 1,200 – 5,000 denars, depending on the lab and type of test, and are subject to change. Fees are payable in cash or credit card. Patients are advised to contact each testing location directly for current prices.
Acibadem Sistina Hospital, Skupi 5A, www.acibademsistina.mk tel: +389-2-3099-500, open 24/7.
Avicena Laboratory, Bul. 8 Septemvri, 2-1, www.avicenalab.com.mk, tel: +389-2-3179-001.
Biotek Laboratory, Vasil Gjorgov 12, www.bioteklab.com.mk, tel: +389-2-5300-898, +389-78-394-820.
Zan Mitrev Clinic, Bledski dogovor 8, www.zmc.mk, tel: +389-2-3091-500.
Public Health Institute, Virology Department, 50 Divizija, no. 6, www.iph.mk, tel: +389-2-3125-044.
Skopje Public Health Center, III Makedonska Brigada 18, www.cph.mk, tel: +389-2-3298-667.
Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bul. Krste Misirkov 2, P.S. 428, www.manu.edu.mk, tel: +389-2-3235-400.
Institute of Forensic Medicine, Majka Tereza 19, tel: +389-2-3177-044.
Clinic of Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions, Majka Tereza 17, www.infektivnaklinika.mk, tel: +389-2-3228-224.
Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinic, Majka Tereza 17, tel: +389-2-3228-440.
Bitola Public Health Center, Partizanska, b.b., 7000 Bitola, www.cjzbt.org.mk, tel: +389-47-208-100.
Zan Mitrev Clinic COVID-19 Testing Center at Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, https://zmc.mk/en/covid19/skopje-ohrid-airport-covid-19-testing-point/, tel: + 389-2-3091-484.
Testing laboratories provide COVID-19 test results via email. No physician order is required, and patients may request testing on their own. English translation of COVID-19 test results is available at an extra cost.