Kosovo Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Kosovo Shopping, Embassy and Communication



In Kosovo, Albanian and Serbian are official languages, which are used according to the settlement areas.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/07/2022 Orthodox Christmas holiday

02/17/2022 Independence Day

04/09/2022 Constitution Day

04/18/2022 easter monday

04/25/2022 Orthodox Easter Monday

05/01/2022 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/09/2022 Europe day

07/09/2022 Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

12/25/2022 Christmas

Source: Top-mba-universities.com

Duty free shopping


The following items may be imported duty-free into Kosovo (persons aged 17 and over): 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 g of tobacco; 1 liter of spirits (over 22%) or 2 liters (up to 22%) (table wine, sparkling wine, fortified wine or liqueur); 2 l sparkling wine, wine; 250 ml eau de toilette and 50 ml perfume; Medication for personal use during travel. Personal effects and gifts up to a total value of €175.

Prohibited Imports

The import of weapons and ammunition as well as vehicles older than eight years (first registration applies) is prohibited. More information is available from the Kosovo Customs Office (Internet: dogana.rks-gov.net/en/Home). More information is available from Countryaah.com.

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo

(without issuing a visa)

Consulates in Geneva and Zurich do not issue visas.

Zähringerstrasse 25
+41 (0)31 310 06 90.

Mon-Fri 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00.

Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo

Honorary consulates in Salzburg, Vienna and Graz.

Goldeggasse 2/15
+43 (0)1 503 11 77. Consular Dept.: +43 (0)1 504 74 00.
http://www.ambasada- ks.net/at

Mon-Fri 09.30-12.00 and 13.00-16.00. Consular department: Mon-Fri 10.00-12.00 and 13.30-15.30.

Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo

General consulates in Düsseldorf, Munich and Frankfurt/M., honorary consulate in Leipzig, consulate in Stuttgart (without issuing a visa).

Koenigsallee 20A/20B
+49 (0)30 240 47 69 0. Consular Dept.: +49 (0)30 240 47 69 11.

Mon-Thurs 09.00-17.00 and by appointment (opening hours of the embassy and telephone inquiries to the consular department).

consular dept. (Open to the public): Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri by appointment.


Business etiquette

Most transactions are slow because of the cumbersome administrative machinery. However, most entrepreneurs in Kosovo willingly establish business contacts with Western Europe. Business hours: Mon-Fri 07.00/08.00-15.00/16.00.

Business contacts

Kosovar-German Economic Association (KDWV) Lidhja e Pejës 177, Capital Gate, 10060 Prishtina, Kosovo Tel. +383 (0)38 60 08 80. Website: oegjk.org/de Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (Handelskammer) 20 Hajdar Dushi, Pristina, Kosovo Tel. +381 (0)38 78 03 17. Austrian Chamber of Commerce Foreign Trade Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe/Central Asia Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63, 1045 Vienna, Austria Tel. +43 (0)1 59 09 00 43 22. Website: wko.at/ foreign trade


Mobile phone

The mobile network is patchy.


According to Abbreviationfinder.org, Internet access is limited. Internet cafes are mostly located in the centers of larger cities.

Post office

Airmail to Western Europe takes about one to two weeks. Stamps are sold in bookstores.


Since the use of shortwave frequencies changes several times over the course of a year, it is advisable to contact Deutsche Welle customer service directly for the current frequencies (Tel: (+49) (0228) 429 32 08. Internet: http://www.dw- world.de/) to request.

Kosovo Shopping

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