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    MEDIUM MEDICAL RISK for Bosnia and Herzegovina
    LOW TRAVEL RISK for Bosnia and Herzegovina


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Very Low -

Health and security constraints to business operations are broadly similar to pre-COVID-19.

The medical systems are at similar operating levels to pre-COVID-19, and the authorities are able to respond to medical and security threats as before. BCP should include response for potential COVID-19 disruption as standard within existing operational planning and clear escalatory indicators.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? Yes
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? Yes
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? Yes
(Until further notice)
Entry Restrictions
There are no border restrictions. Sarajevo International (SJJ), Banja Luka International (BNX), Mostar (OMO) and Tuzla International (TZL) airports have reopened to passenger traffic.

Inbound travel for vaccinated travellers
Those who have completed the full course of vaccination more than 14 days in advance of arrival to Bosnia and Herzegovina can enter the country without testing or quarantine requirements.
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements
All foreign nationals, except transit travellers and residents of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from their home countries, must present a negative PCR test result from a test taken no more than 48 hours prior to arrival. Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina are not required to have a PCR test result to return home.

Quarantine requirements
While there are no official quarantine requirements, we recommend checking the following website for more information on entry details and exceptions: http://www.granpol.gov.ba/Content/Read/74?title=Covid-19
(Until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any exit restrictions? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
All international airports have reopened to commercial flights. Operations are expected to resume gradually.
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
• Can businesses operate? Yes
• Are there restrictions on internal travel? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)
People are required to wear a face mask or a cloth covering their mouth and nose in public spaces where social distancing is not possible. In the capital Sarajevo, it is compulsory to wear a face mask outdoors.

Restrictions are gradually being eased. A nationwide curfew previously in effect has been lifted. Public gatherings are limited to 30 people indoors and 70 outdoors. Public transport is operating. Outdoor cafes and restaurants, museums, cinemas, theatres, concert halls, sport facilities and non-essential shops are permitted to open with some restrictions.
(Until further notice)
Planned changes and internal conditionsSummary - Changes to the following measures:
• Border restrictions? No
• Entry restrictions? No
• Testing requirements? No
• Quarantine requirements? No
• Vaccination requirements? No
• Transit restrictions? No
• COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Internal restrictions? No
• Outbound restrictions? No
• Other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 information for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Petty and opportunistic crime pose the main risk, especially in the capital Sarajevo. Incidents of ethnically-motivated violence occur sporadically. While anti-Western sentiment continues to exist, particularly in the eastern parts of the Republika Srpska (RS), this rarely poses a direct risk. For travel outside Sarajevo, stay on main roads and avoid walking into open fields or across remote mountainous areas because of the continued risk posed by mines and unexploded ordnance.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
Read more
Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
Read more
Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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