Macedonia Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Macedonia, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
While traveling to Macedonia, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
Make sure you know about Macedonia’s medical care and safety and security tips.
Macedonia’s architecture under the night skies

 

 

Nestled in the Balkan peninsula, two of Macedonia’s defining features are its refined cuisine and oenological culture. During a trip to the country, try one of the local specialties at one of the Ohrid restaurants. Macedonia also boasts infinite natural and cultural landscapes shaped by civilizations such as the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans. Its mosque, fortresses and monasteries bear witness to this past. Nature lovers will be equally amazed by a visit to the national parks which offer a variety of fauna and wild flora. Discovering traditional towns with hospitable locals also gives you a true experience of Macedonian life.

Recommended travel vaccinations for Macedonia

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Macedonia

MedicationAdditional Information
Acetazolamide or DexamethasoneRecommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

 

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Medical Care in Macedonia

Although the Macedonian public health system is poorly equipped, it is accessible to all. Fully funded by the state, free benefits include medical visits, vaccinations and access to some drugs. Despite the free care, sanitary conditions in hospitals are dissatisfactory. It is not necessary to be vaccinated before arriving in Macedonia, but it is recommended to bring an emergency health kit with you. This is especially important in more remote areas of Macedonia. In the event of a serious illness requiring hospitalization, french foreigners are advised to be evacuated to France.

For an ambulance emergency service, dial 194.


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Is Macedonia Safe for Travel?

Safety and SecurityDescriptive
CrimeRisk present;
Caution required
TerrorismRisk present
DemonstrationsRisk of violence
Road safetyCaution required in secondary roads
Public transportationUnreliable, opt for licensed taxis
FraudBeware of credit card fraud
Border with Kosovo/ SerbiaHigh degree of caution required
HealthMeasles warning
Risk levelNormal security precautions

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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Macedonia?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Macedonia for trips under 90 days. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of departure.

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Embassy of Canada to Macedonia information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Consulate to Macedonia (SKOPJE)
Street Address:
Blagoj Davkov No. 2/1,
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Tel.: 389 (2) 3225-630
Fax: 389 (2) 3220-596

Email: honcon@unet.com.mk

Canadian Embassy to Serbia (BELGRADE)
Street Address:
Kneza Milosa 75,
111711 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel.: 381 (11) 306-3000
Fax: 381 (11) 306-3042

Email: bgrad.consular-consulaire@international.gc.ca

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Serbia.

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