Visa policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Visitors to Bosnia and Herzegovina must obtain a visa from one of the Bosnia and Herzegovina diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

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Visa policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Visa-free access[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 79 jurisdictions, including resident stateless persons and refugees, may enter and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina for up to 90 days without a visa (unless otherwise noted):[1][2][3]

1 - May enter using an ID card

The maximum stay is granted within 6 months (2 months to citizens of Russia and Ukraine).

Substitute visas[edit]

Valid multiple entry visa holders and residents of the European Union and Schengen Area member states and Monaco can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without a visa for a maximum stay of 15 days. They must arrive from one of the European Union and Schengen Area member states, Monaco, or a third country that has a bilateral readmission agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina.[5] This is not applicable to holders of Kosovan passport.[6]

Non-ordinary passports[edit]

Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Belarus, China, Cuba, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and holders of only diplomatic passports of Algeria do not require a visa for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visa is also not required for stateless persons and refugees residing in countries whose citizens do not require a visa for Bosnia and Herzegovina (except for countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean).[7]

Visitors statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina on short term basis are from the following countries of nationality:[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Vize
  2. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Bosnia lifts visa requirements for 10 countries
  4. ^ Applies to holders of normal passports endorsed "For Public Affairs" only.
  5. ^ Article 17.2(c), Decision on Visas, 18 December 2014
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ [2]
  8. ^ "TOURISM STATISTICS Cumulative data, January – December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 3 March 2017. 

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