How to Get a Tourist Visa for Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina Tourist Visa

Bosnia and Herzegovina Tourist Visa

Are you heading to Bosnia-Herzegovina on tourism?  You might need to get a tourist visa depending on what country you are from.

(Go to my Bosnia-Herzegovina visa page for information on other types of visas for Bosnia-Herzegovina.)

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Bosnia-Herzegovina Tourist Visa.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Bosnia-Herzegovina:  No
    • U.S. citizens do not need a visa for stays up to three months.
    • If you want to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina for more than three months, you need to apply for a temporary residence permit from the local field office of the Foreigners’ Affairs Department of the Ministry of Security that has jurisdiction over your place of residence. You need to submit your application for a temporary residence permit at least 15 days prior to the expiration of the initial three-month visa-free period of stay. The maximum duration of a temporary residence permit is 12 months, with the possibility of extension.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Bosnia-Herzegovina:
    • Choose your country on the drop down list on this page to see if you need a visa before going to Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Find your closest consulate
  • If you’re inside the U.S: Click here to find the embassy or consulate that services your jurisdiction (based on the State you live in).
Gather documentation
  • You should definitely check the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 above to confirm what is required for you.  A good list of what is required is presented here at the Embassy of Bosnia-Herzegovina in Washington D.C.
Visa fee
  • Visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • People in the United States can consult this page for the visa fees.
Submit materials
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate and embassy to embassy, so you will need to check the submission instructions at the website of the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Bosnia-Herzegovina will give to you your brand new Bosnia-Herzegovina visa.

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