Information About Visas for Bosnia and Herzegovina | To Bosnia

Visas

This page contains basic visa information for foreign citizens traveling to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Nationals of the following states may enter into Bosnia and Herzegovina with a passport or a valid identity card proving identity and citizenship of:
– Member State of the European Union
– State signatory to the Schengen Agreement
– Andorra, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino, Serbia, the Holy See and Swiss Confederation

The minimum amount of financial resources required for the stay of foreigners on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina is KM 150.00 (or equivalent in freely convertible foreign currency) – for each day of the intended stay.

Select the state:

Citizens of the United States of America are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the

the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington or by
the Consulate General in Chicago, USA.

Citizens of the People’s Republic of China, holders of valid ordinary passports shall be exempted from visa requirement for entry into, exit from, stay in or transit through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the period of stay up to 90 days in any 180-day period which entails considering the 180-day period preceding each day of stay.

Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and People’s Republic of China, holders of valid ordinary passports, who want to enter into and stay in the territory of the People’s Republic of China or Bosnia and Herzegovina for a period longer than the period of stay of 90 days, or to study, engage in employment, media activities or other activities which shall be approved in advance by the competent authorities of the People’s Republic of China or Bosnia and Herzegovina, shall apply for and obtain an appropriate visa prior to entering the territory of the People’s Republic of China or Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and People’s Republic of China, holders of valid ordinary passports, who want to apply for the residence permit in the territory of the People’s Republic of China or Bosnia and Herzegocina, shall apply for and obtain, prior to entering the territory of the People’s Republic of China or Bosnia and Herzegovina, an appropriate visa.

Citizens of People’s Republic of China, holders of diplomatic, official and passports for public affairs, shall be exempt from the obligation to obtain a visa for entry, exit ,transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 30 days from the date of each entry.

Remark: Officials at or above vice ministerial level of the central government and officers of or above the rank of major general of the armed forces of either Contracting Party shall obtain the prior consent of the other Contracting Party or inform the competent authorities of the other Contracting Party through diplomatic channels before their travel to the latter’s territory for official purposes.

Holders of passports of Taiwan and only with specified ID card number, as well as the holders of passports issued in the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China: Hong Kong and Macau are exempted from visa regime when entering, exiting and transiting through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, up to 90 days, during the period of six months from the date of first entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bejing, China.

Citizens of the United Arab Emirates are exempted from visa requirement for entry, exit, transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Holders of diplomatic and service passports of the United Arab Emirates are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Abu Dhabi, U. A. E.

Citizens of the State of Kuwait are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Citizens of the Bahrein are exempted from visa requirement for entry, exit , transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days per period of six months , starting from the day of entry.

Holders of diplomatic and service passports of the the Kingdom of Bahrain are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Abu Dhabi, U. A. E.

Citizens of the State of Qatar are exempted from visa requirement for entry, exit, transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days per period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Doha, Qatar.

Citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are required visas when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Holders of diplomatic and service passports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Ryadh, Saudi Arabia.

Citizens of the Republic of Turkey are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Ankara or by the Consulate General of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Istanbul, Turkiye.

Citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help will be provided by the 

the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Berlin or by 
the Consulate General in Munchen or by
the Consulate Generalin Stuttgart.

Citizens of the Republic of Singapore are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Holders of diplomatic and service passports of the Republic of Singapore are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Consular help will be provided by the 

the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Citizens of Malaysia, holders of valid ordinary, diplomatic and official passports, shall be exempt from the obligation to obtain a visa for entry, exit ,transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days.

Consular help will be provided by the 

the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Citizens of the Swiss Confederation are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help will be provided by the the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bern, Switzerland.

Citizens of the Republic of Austria are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help will be provided by the the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Vienna, Austria.

Citizens of the Republic of France are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

The Embassy of France in Sarajevo issues visas for the following countries: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo and Monako.

Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Paris, France.

Citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran are required visas when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Holders of diplomatic and service passports of the Islamic Republic of Iran are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Teheran, Iran.

Citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London, United Kingdom.

Citizens of the Australia are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Canberra, Australia.

Citizens of the New Zealand are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Canberra, Australia.

Citizens of the Kingdom of Denmark are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Citizens of the Republic of Iceland are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Oslo, Norway.

Citizens of the Republic of Finland are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Stockholm, Sweden.

Citizens of the Kingdom of Sweden are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Stockholm, Sweden.

Citizens of the Kingdom of Norway are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Oslo, Norway.

Citizens of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Den Haag, Netherland

Citizens of the Republic of Italy are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Roma  or by  the Consulate General in Milano, Italia.

Citizens of the Republic of Malta are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Roma  or by  the Consulate General in Milano, Italia.

Citizens of the Republic of Poland are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovinaup to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Warsaw, Poland.

Citizens of the Romania are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bucharest, Romania. 

Citizens of the Republic of Croatia are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Zagreb, Croatia.

Citizens of the Republic of Slovenia are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

NOTE:
Holders of UNMIK passports require visa to enter, exit or pass through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

BiH Embassies in Skopje, Podgorica and Belgrade are issuing visas on a separate paper to holders of travel documents from Kosovo, for entry, exit or transit through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Beograd, Serbia.

Citizens of the Republic of South Africa are required visas when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London, United Kingdom or by 
the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Tripoli, Libya.

Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania are exempted from the visa requirement when entering, exiting or travelling through Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days, for a period of six months, starting from the day of entry.

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Copenhagen, Denmark

In order to enter or stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina for a period up to ninety days, citizens of the Russian Federation are required to possess an invitation letter verified by the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina or an original contract on rendering tourism services (tourist voucher).

Nationals of the Russian Federation may enter, exit or reside in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 30 days without visas, with the original contract on rendering tourist services (tourist voucher).

Citizens of the Russian Federation who transit through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina are allowed to stay in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the basis of valid travel documents, without visas, for up to three days. Exceptionally, they can stay up to seven days if the conditions of their transit voyage require it.

The list of valid documents for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Russian Federation confirming the identity of a trip to the state of one of the Parties:
– Diplomatic Passport
– Service Passport
– Ordinary Passport
– Seaman’s book (identity card seaman) by owning the ship’s documents or extracts from it
– Travel document (only to return to home country).

Consular help:
Consular help will be provided by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Moscow, Russia.

Note:  The visa regime for Bosnia and Herzegovina is taken from the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  www.mvp.gov.ba

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