There is no admissibility procedure in Serbia. However, the Asylum Office may dismiss an application without examining the merits when the following grounds apply:Article 42(1) and (3) Asylum Act.
The applicant comes from a First Country of Asylum;
The applicant comes from a Safe Third Country;
The applicant makes a Subsequent Application with no new elements.
Rules on interview, appeal and legal assistance are the same as in the Regular Procedure, with the exception of appeals against the inadmissibility of a subsequent applications which must be lodged within 8 days before the Asylum Commission.
In practice, the admissibility of an application is examined during the asylum interview.
The Asylum Office dismissed 2 asylum applications as inadmissible in 2020. Both were dismissed on the basis of the first country of asylum concept.