Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Soccer clubs Partizan and Red Star will play on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM, at Partizan stadium. This is a high risk event because of animosity between hooligans affiliated with both teams, and frequent clashes between them in and around the stadium.  Expect traffic congestion and enhanced police presence in the area and around the …

Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia(August 26, 2019)

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Football club Red Star will play Young Boys (Switzerland) on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 PM at Red Star stadium.  Police expect at least 50,000 people at the stadium.  There may be animosity between these clubs.  Expect increased police activity throughout the city and a large police presence around the stadium.  …

Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Football club Partizan will play Rad on Sunday, August 18th, 2019 at 5:00 PM, at Partizan stadium.  This is a high risk event because of animosity between hooligans affiliated with both teams, and frequent clashes between them in and around the stadium.  Expect a large police presence in the area and around town.  Traffic problems …

Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Near the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia Event: The Police report a demonstration protesting U.S. policy towards Serbia and Kosovo is expected to take place Saturday, June 29 beginning at 8:00PM.  The demonstration is organized by “Gerila.”  The duration of the protest is unknown. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for …

Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: A demonstration is expected to take place today, Tuesday June 11, or tomorrow, Wednesday June 12 beginning at 9:00PM near the U.S. Embassy.  The demonstration is organized by “Gerila,” led by Dragan Mrdakovic, in protest of the Serbian government’s position on Kosovo.  Protesters plan to light flares near the Embassy.  According …

Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Police report there will be a protest on Saturday, June 8, 2019 starting at 6:00PM near Terazije Square (at the corner of Terazije Street and Prizrenska Street near Hotel Moskva).  This is related to the “1 in 5 million” weekly protests and the police estimate there will be about 2,000 participants.  The …

Read More»

Foreign Service Officer Test on June 8, 2019

U.S. Embassy Belgrade will offer the Department of State’s Foreign Service Officer Test on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the embassy. Interested candidates can sign up, beginning from 04/25/2019, online at the Pearson VUE website. The registration period is opened for four weeks, from April 25 through May 29, 2019. For more information …

Read More»

Security Alert: Putin Visit – Tomorrow, January 17, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (January 16, 2019) Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: A march through the city center in honor of visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to take place on Thursday, January 17 at 3:00PM, followed by an appearance at Saint Sava Church. Police expect there will be 70,000 attendees. President …

Read More»

Demonstration Expected to Take Place Today Downtown Belgrade

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (January 16, 2019) Location: City Center, Belgrade Event: A demonstration is expected to take place today, Wednesday, January 16th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. The purpose of the demonstration is to mark the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic. Organizers expect approximately 2000 participants. …

Read More»

Holiday season security measures remain heightened

Location: Serbia, countrywide Event: During the holiday season security measures in Serbia remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

Read More»

Taxi drivers protest downtown Belgrade

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (November 27, 2018) Location: Belgrade, Serbia  Event: Taxi drivers will protest against internet car-sharing services such as CarGo at 4:00pm on November 27. The protest will take place in front of the Serbian Government building on Nemanjina Street, and protesters plan to block traffic in downtown Belgrade …

Read More»

Traffic problems and a large police presence expected throughout Belgrade

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (November 5, 2018) Location: Belgrade, Serbia  Event: Football club Red Star will play club Liverpool (England) on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00PM, at Red Star stadium.  This is a Euro League match.  Police expect 50,000 – 55,000 people at the stadium. Expect traffic problems and a …

Read More»

Potential violence before, during, and after some soccer matches

U.S. Embassy Belgrade reminds U.S. citizens that, with the 2018 soccer season now in full swing, there is the potential for violence before, during, and after some soccer matches.  In the past, there have also been clashes between police and soccer fans both in stadiums and the surrounding areas. Police presence may be increased around …

Read More»

High risk sports event at the Red Star football club stadium

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Football club Red Star will play club Rad on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM, at Red Star stadium. This is a high risk event because of animosity between the teams’ fans and frequent clashes in and around the stadium. Expect a large police presence in the area and around town. …

Read More»

Political party demonstrations in front of the Serbian parliament building

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: The police report that a political party called “Greens of Serbia” will demonstrate in front of the parliament building at 5PM TODAY.  Organizers expect more than 1,000 people to attend.  They plan to walk from the Parliament building along the following route: Nikola Pasic Square, Kneza Milosa Str., Kralja Milana Str. with a …

Read More»

Serbian water polo team victory celebration near the Serbian Parliament building

Location: Stari Dvor/Parliament, Belgrade, Serbia Event: A celebration for the Serbian water polo team is expected to take place on July 30, 2018 beginning at 8:15pm.  The celebration will take place in front of the Stari Dvor near the Serbian Parliament building.  In the past, similar events have drawn between 5,000 – 10,000 people, which will adversely affect traffic …

Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: There will be an LGBT Pride Walk on Saturday, June 23, 2018, starting at 11:00 am. The walk will start at Pionirski Park and proceed to Trg Nikole Pasica, Terazije, Kolarceva, Vasina, and Studentski Trg. Last year’s event included several dozen participants and was incident free. There is no indication that this …

Read More»

Demonstration Alert, June 8, 2018

Location:  Roads, bridges, and traffic circles in Belgrade, which may include Slavija Square, Gazela Bridge, Pancevo Bridge, Branko Bridge, and Pink Circle. Event:  Local media report that demonstrations are expected to take place on June 8, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm and lasting approximately one hour, to protest the cost of fuel.  Protests on major roads and bridges may cause traffic disruptions …

Read More»

May 25 Alternate Phone Number for U.S. Citizen Emergencies

Embassy Belgrade’s phone system will be inoperable for approximately 30 minutes sometime between midnight and 4:00 am on Friday, May 25.  U.S. citizens with a life or death emergency should first try to call the embassy at the regular after hours emergency number (+381-11-706-4000).  If that line is not operational, call 065-306-3649 in Serbia or +381-65-306-3649 from outside of …

Read More»

Security Alert, May 11, 2018

Following a recent theft at a Belgrade apartment building in which a private security guard was injured, the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade reminds U.S. citizens that pick-pocketing, purse snatchings, residential burglaries, and other economically motivated crimes regularly occur here. Most crimes happen because people let their guard down. Unlocked cars, valuable items left in plain …

Read More»

Embassy closed on Friday, March 23

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia, is closed on Friday, March 23, because of inclement weather.  All appointments for consular services are canceled. American Citizen Services appointment holders should visit our appointment website  to schedule a new appointment. Visa applicants with a Friday appointment will be contacted to arrange a new appointment. If you are a U.S. …

Read More»
Show More ∨