The Bosnian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is no longer extending stays for foreign nationals
and has begun to issue fines for non-residents
who have remained in BiH for more than the 90-day limit. If your stay was extended due to COVID-19
you will be expected to leave the country as soon as possible.The authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are enforcing public health measures more strictly in response to a rise in coronavirus infections. Mask
wearing and social distancing are required in public transport, as well as public places. Failure to observe public health measures can result in fines. You should follow the advice of all levels of authority as restrictions may be introduced without notice. Shops and restaurants are largely open although may be operating reduced hours and with social distancing restrictions. Further changes could be introduced at short notice. Keep up to date with information from your tour operator, transport or accommodation provider on the impact on any existing travel plans.
at own accommodation- subject to PCR
Starting July 16, borders are open for residents
and citizens of the European Union (EU
) and Schengen
countries. However, they must show a negative PCR test
not older than 48 hours (this does not apply to Croatian citizens).
negative certification subject to certain conditions.
Starting July 16, Bosnia and Herzegovina borders are open for citizens and residents
countries with a negative PCR test
not older than 48 hours (this does not apply to Croatian citizens) some groups are exempt from this rule, including: residents
, diplomats accredited to and resident
in Bosnia and Herzegovina, EUFOR/NATO staff, freight drivers and crew, and foreigners in transit
to their country of residence. Changes to restrictions may be introduced at short notice. You should comply with any screening
measures put in place by the authorities. For other non-resident
, there is still an entry ban, though some with special circumstances (e.g. For a business meeting, to a funeral, for medical treatment, or in the company of a BiH-citizen spouse) may enter. Special documentation and/or a negative COVID test
may be required. For more information, check here