Foreigners

Foreigners who meet the conditions for entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina prescribed by the Law on Foreigners may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina upon presentation of a negative PCR test for SARS-COV-2 virus that is not older than 48 hours until arrival at the border crossing of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Without presenting a negative PCR test for SARS-COV-2 virus, the following may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Crew and cabin crew of aircraft whose final destination is Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Diplomatic and consular staff and staff of international organisations in the performance of their official duties, who must, when entering Bosnia and Herzegovina, possess and present an appropriate valid passport,
  • Heads of State and Government and members of their delegations whose arrival and departure from Bosnia and Herzegovina have been announced to the Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina through diplomatic channels or protocols of the competent authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Foreigners transiting through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of returning to the country of usual residence, without staying on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • A foreigners whose parent is a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as a foreigner who is the spouse of a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the proposal of the Ministry of Security of BiH, adopted a Decision on Amendments to the Decision on Prescribing Additional Conditions for Entry of Foreigners into BiH, according to which an alien who meets the conditions for entry into BiH prescribed by the Law on Foreigners may enter BiH.

Present one of the following pieces of evidence at the BiH border crossing:

  • Negative result of PCR test or rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is not older than 48 hours if it comes from European countries, and if it comes from other countries that is not older than 72 hours until arrival at the BiH border crossing.
  • vaccination certificate for a person who received a second dose of vaccine against COVID-19 more than 14 days before the day of arrival at the BiH border crossing or was vaccinated with one dose before 14 days and more than the day of arrival at the BiH border crossing, if it is single-dose vaccine.
  • A certificate issued by a doctor that he has overcome the disease COVID-19 in the past period from 14 to 180 days from the date of arrival at the BiH border crossing.
  • Foreigners transiting through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of returning to the country of usual residence, without staying on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Children under the age of seven who are accompanied by a parent or guardian if they have a negative PCR test or a rapid antigen test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, or a certificate of vaccination or confirmation that they have overcome COVID-19.

This decision shall apply at border crossings from 11 June 2021.