Documents: For entry into North Macedonia, European citizens must have a passport or identity card. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport or identity card. For citizens of some countries outside the European Union, in addition to the passport, a visa may be required.
Entry visas: European citizens are not required for tourism, as long as the stay does not exceed 3 months.
Driving license: To drive in Macedonia you need to have a national driving license.
Car insurance: European insurance is required to enter Macedonia with your car.
For the documents needed to travel to Macedonia we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
MACEDONIA HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare: North Macedonia’s hospitals are relatively good. Before leaving, it is advisable to take out health and travel insurance that also includes medical costs. These insurances have negligible costs and cover any medical expenses that you should incur on your trip to Macedonia.
Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required.
MACEDONIA MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: International dialing code to call North Macedonia: 00389.
Mobile Phones: The mobile phone network of North Macedonia is that of GSM 900. It covers almost the whole territory and most of the cities, except for sparsely inhabited mountain areas.
Mobile operators: T-Mobile, Telekom and VIP.
Internet: In Macedonia there are few Internet cafes and they are generally found only in the main cities.
NORTH MACEDONIA POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: Electricity in North Macedonia is 230 volts, 50Hz.
Electrical outlets: The power plugs and sockets in North Macedonia are the same as those used throughout continental Europe, i.e. those of types C and F.
MACEDONIA CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: The national currency of North Macedonia is the Macedonian Dinar (MKD).
Bank Opening Hours: Banks are generally open Monday to Friday from 7 to 19. Some banks also open on Saturday from 7 to 13.
MACEDONIA TYPICAL PRODUCTS
Typical Products: Woodwork, traditional clothes, ancient coins, handmade dolls.