North Macedonia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to North Macedonia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for North Macedonia.

Skopje Archaeological Museum from across Macedonia Square © Engin Korkmaz -
Skopje Archaeological Museum from across Macedonia Square © Engin Korkmaz -

North Macedonia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to North Macedonia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

North Macedonia - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Macedonian, Albanian
Currency Macedonian Denar
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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North Macedonia weather

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
Days with some rainfall

The North Macedonia weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Skopje.

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North Macedonia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting North Macedonia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around North Macedonia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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North Macedonia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to North Macedonia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in North Macedonia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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North Macedonia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in North Macedonia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Do you want to learn more about North Macedonia? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in North Macedonia.

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North Macedonia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to North Macedonia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to North Macedonia due to Covid-19?

North Macedonia is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for North Macedonia.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from North Macedonia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from North Macedonia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between North Macedonia and the UK?

The time difference between North Macedonia and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in North Macedonia?

The main languages spoken in North Macedonia are Macedonian and Albanian.

What is the currency in North Macedonia?

The currency in North Macedonia is the Macedonian Denar (MKD).

Which plugs are used in North Macedonia?

North Macedonia uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in North Macedonia?

They drive on the right side of the road in North Macedonia.

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