Free legal aid for asylum seekers and refugees in Republic of North Macedonia


MYLA provides free legal aid for asylum seekers and refugees in Republic of North Macedonia.
During the Emergency situation MYLA staff is available by telephone and email: 

MYLA Main office: +38978359297
Reception transit center Tabanovce: +38971997508 
Reception transit center Vinojug: +38978846013 
All other information can be obtained also via email on and MYLA Facebook



On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that an outbreak of COVID-19 had reached global pandemic levels.

Major active measures in North Macedonia:

  • Obligatory wearing of personal protective equipment (any material that covers the nose and the mouth, a scarf, a mask, or another cloth that can prevent the spread of droplets) in all closed premises, in public transport, or outside when there is no distance of 2 metres between the people
  • Strengthened controls and monitoring are undertaken by the MoI and the inspectorates in target areas where there is a larger number of registered newly infected cases
  • Hospitals only receive emergency cases | Therapy for chronically ill persons is prescribed by the GP (matichen lekar) | Children infected with COVID-19 are received by the Children pulmonary hospital in Kozle
  • As of 9 July, for the entry of citizens of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is a requirement of a negative PCR test done up to 72 hours before the entry. As of 1 July, the two airports are open for commercial air transport. As of 26 June, all border crossings are fully open without the need for a negative PCR test and without being sent to home isolation or mandatory state quarantine (amended for citizens of 4 countries as of 9 July).
  • The latest measures about foreign and domestic nationals traveling into and outside the country can be found here
  • At the MFA website, you can find information about preventive measures enforced by other countries for North Macedonia nationals traveling there
  • For a list of all active measures previously introduced by the Government, click on the language of choice: MacedonianEnglishAlbanian.

Information for travelers entering Republic of North Macedonia is available here




(World Health Organization) 

In the following links you can find useful and informative materials on what you need to know about the COVID-19 and how to act and protect yourself and the others
COVID-19 (Persian)
COVID-19 (Pashto)
COVID-19 (Dari)
COVID-19 (Arabic)
COVID-19 (Russian)
COVID-19 (Turkish)
COVID-19 (Romani)
COVID-19 (Albanian)
COVID-19 (Macedonian)
COVID-19 (English)


How to reduce the risk of infection?

No matter where we are, we can all minimize risk by practicing good hygiene:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water/hand sanitizer.
  • Cough and sneeze into tissues or into a flexed elbow.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Wash food before eating and avoid raw or uncooked food.
  • Avoid using public transport if you do develop symptoms of the flu.