Serbia - Country Commercial Guide
Local Time, Business Hours, & Holidays
Last published date:
Local Time: GMT+01:00.

Business Hours: Usual business hours are from 08:00 to 16:00, Monday through Friday

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade is open 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and closed on U.S. holidays and Serbian holidays.

Serbian and U.S. Holidays:
New Year’s DayJanuary 1, Sunday
New Year’s DayJanuary 2, Monday
New Year’s Day (Observed)January 3, Tuesday
Orthodox ChristmasJanuary 7, Saturday
Martin Luther King’s BirthdayJanuary 16, Monday
Serbian State DayFebruary 15, Wednesday
Serbian State DayFebruary 16, Thursday
George Washington’s BirthdayFebruary 20, Tuesday
Orthodox Good FridayApril 14, Friday
Orthodox EasterApril 16, Sunday
Orthodox Easter (Observed)April 17, Monday
 May DayMay 1, Monday
 May DayMay 2, Tuesday
Memorial DayMay 29, Monday
Independence Day July 4, Tuesday
Labor DaySeptember 4, Monday
Columbus DayOctober 9, Monday
Veterans Day/Armistice Day (Observed)November 10, Friday
Thanksgiving DayNovember 23, Thursday
Christmas DayDecember 25, Monday
The following holidays may be observed by Serbia’s citizens of a particular religion:
  • December 25 Christmas (Catholic)
  • Easter (Catholic)
  • Ramadan Bairam (Muslim)
  • Yom Kippur (Jewish)
  • Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
July and August are the preferred months for summer vacations and are a very slow time for commercial activity in Serbia.  The same is true of the period encompassing Orthodox Easter.