Open with restrictions

Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Restrictions

28.91% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Bosnia and Herzegovina entry details and exceptions

Travelers are permitted to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with one of the following documents :

1. A negative result of PCR test or rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 virus not older than 48 hours if coming from European countries, and not older than 72 hours if coming other countries

2. Certificate of vaccination completed 10 days prior to arrival

3. Certificate issued by a doctor that the traveler has overcome the disease COVID-19 in the past period from 10 days to 180 days prior to arrival

Requirements and restrictions may change without advance notice. Always check for full details of updates which can be found on the Bosnia and Herzegovina Border Police website.


Outgoing travel to Bosnia and HerzegovinaTraveling from the United States to Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Anyone arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina will be required to present a negative PCR or antigen test result, no older than 48 hours if arriving from Europe, or 72 hours if arriving from other countries.
The following are exempted from testing requirement:
1.Fully vaccinated travelers at least 10 days before travel
2.Children below 7 years old
3.Travelers in transit to their resident country
4.Citizens of Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia, including their minor children and spouses
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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