Pursuant to Article 186, Paragraph 1, Item 5 of the Law on Fees for the Usage of Public Goods („Off. Gazette RS“, nos. 95/2018, 49/2019, 86/2019 – harm. din. amount., 156/2020 – adjusted harm. din. amount., 15/2021 - adjusted harm. din. amount. and 15/2023- harm. din. amount.), the fee for state road usage for vehicles registered abroad is being collected. In accordance with the Article of this Law, the payer of the fee for the usage of roads by foreign vehicles is the owner of a freight vehicle, i.e. a set of vehicles, and the owner of a bus registered abroad that use the state road.
Determination and collection of a fee for the state road usage by vehicles registered abroad are performed by the Customs Administration on border-crossing or other places where monitoring is carried out, and the fee is paid when a vehicle is crossing the border.
Exemption: Pursuant to Article 209 of the Law, no fee is payable for:
- motor vehicles transporting medical equipment in emergency situations, especially in cases of natural disasters and humanitarian needs,
- in accordance with international agreements and other international by-laws concluded for the purpose of implementing, according to the principle of reciprocity.
The Law on Fees for the Usage of Public Goods, Appendix 10, Table 13, prescribes the amounts of fees, laid down in EUR, as follows:
Trucks and trailers, per each gross ton kilometer – EUR 0,0027
Buss per each vehicle-kilometer:
- For vehicle with 23 seats – EUR 0,0286
- For vehicle over 23 seats – EUR 0,0366
Trailer for luggage belonging to passengers traveling with the bus drawing a trailer is considered to be a component part of the bus.
- Decision on the fee for state road usage for foreign vehicles
The Law on Roads („Off. Gazette RS“, nos.41/2018 i 95/2018 – other law) in Article 2, Paragraph 1, Item 2, defines "public road" as a road that fulfills the criteria for classification by the relevant authority and which the relevant authority has proclaimed as such. In the Rulebook on State Roads Classification ("Off. Gazette RS", nos. 105/2013, 119/2013, and 93/2015), the state roads in the territory of the Republic of Serbia have been classified as I and II category state roads.
The Law on the Usage of Public Goods ("Off. Gazette RS", nos.95/2018, 49/2019, 86/2019 – harmonized din. amount, 156/2020 – adjusted harm. din. amount, 15/2021 adjusted harm. din. amount and 15/2023 – harmonized din. amount) Article 186, Paragraph 1, Items 2, 4, and 6, prescribe the fees which are to be paid for the usage of the public roads as follows:
billboard placing fees, advertising boards, notification or advertising devices along the state road, i.e. on any other land used by the state road manager, rental fees for a portion of the road land strip or any other land used by the state road manager;
fees relating installation of the water supply system, sewerage, power lines, electronic communication network, and the like on the state road.
The determined annual fees are paid in twelve equal monthly installments, by the 15th of the month for the previous month, based on the contract concluded with the Public Enterprise Roads of Serbia. The one-time fee is paid once, upon conclusion of the contract.
The amounts of these fees are prescribed in Appendix 10 of the Law on the Usage of Public Goods.
The Law on Roads, in Article 19, Paragraph 1, Item 1, defines the fee for public road usage as one of the sources for financing construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and protection of the public road.
- Decision on the amount of fees for state road usage (Official Gazette of RS, No.16, 06.03.2009)
- Law on Public Roads
For more information on the collection of prescribed fees, complaints and objections, you may call the telephone numbers of the Department for Commercial Affairs:
+381 11 30 84 282, 30 84 251, 30 84 244, 30 84 272, 30 84 210