VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:
 

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days

Note:

Holders of emergency travel documents in transit do not require a visa.  

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia can enter the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina or transit through it from the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
If the citizens of the Republic of Serbia are entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from other countries, they require a negative PCR-test or rapid antigen test on SARS-CoV-2, issued no more than 48 hours earlier; or a vaccination certificate (proving that a person has received the second dose of vaccine for COVID-19 or one dose if it is administrated in single dose, at least 14 days prior to arrival); or a medical certificate showing that a person has recovered from COVID-19 within the previous 14 to 180 days prior to arrival.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina without a visa, with a personal ID card or a travel document, through all border crossings open for international travel, and stay there up to 90 days as of the date of entry. Underage persons must travel with a passport.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

A Social Insurance Agreement was signed between the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. This agreement relates to regulations on:

  • Health insurance, healthcare and maternity,
  • Pension and disability insurance,
  • Insurance in case of workplace injury or professional disease,
  • Financial reimbursement in case of unemployment, and
  • Child allowance.

Healthcare services can be used during stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina based on a Certificate on the right to use healthcare services in another state, obtained in the Health Insurance Branch where the person is insured.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

TRANSPORT — Air Serbia, national airline of Serbia, operates regular flight routes Belgrade―Sarajevo and Belgrade―Banja Luka. The Republic of Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina are also well connected by bus lines. Major cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are connected by regular bus and train lines.

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may drive motor vehicles within the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina on a valid new driver’s licence issued in the Republic of Serbia during their temporary stay or in transit. If citizens of the Republic of Serbia plan to regulate a longer stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, they may exchange their national driver’s licence for one issued by the relevant authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

OTHER — The currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the convertible mark (KM). Payment for goods and services in euros is not possible in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Police may be contacted by dialling 122, after the area code for a given city (e.g., Sarajevo 00 387 (0)33 122, Banja Luka 00 387 (0)51 122).

 

Contact information:

During your stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for consular assistance and protection you may contact:

The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Sarajevo, Obala Maka Dizdara 3a, Sarajevo, at the following telephone numbers: 00 387 33 26 00 80 and 00 387 33 26 00 90, or e-mail: ambasada.sarajevo@mfa.rs.

General Consulate of the Republic of Serbia Banja Luka, Vojvode Radomira Putnika 2, Banja Luka, at the following telephone numbers: 00 387 51 22 70 40, 00 387 51 22 70 60 or for emergency calls 00 387 51 22 70 41, or e-mail: konzulat.bl@mfa.rs.

General Consulate of the Republic of Serbia Mostar, Konak 5, Mostar, at the following telephone numbers: 00 387 36 55 60 01 and 00 387 36 55 59 10, or e-mail: gk.mostar@mfa.rs.

Consular Office of the General Consulate of the Republic of Serbia in Banja Luka, with its seat in Trebinje, Njegoševa 4, Trebinje, at the following telephone numbers: +387 59 490 505, 00 387 59 49 05 06 and 00 387 59 49 05 07, or e-mail: kk.trebinje@mfa.rs.

Consular Office of the General Consulate of the Republic of Serbia in Mostar, with its seat in Drvar, Titova BB, Drvar, at the following telephone numbers: 00 387 34 96 10 30 and 00 387 34 96 10 31, or e-mail: kk.rs-drvar@teol.net.