Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
July 19, 2021

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

O K E N H U T C

Exercise increased caution in Bosnia and Herzegovina due to terrorism and land mines. Exercise normal precautions due to COVID-19.

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

Country Summary: Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

Minefields and land mines are present throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. While suspected hazardous areas are normally clearly marked, several people are killed or injured each year.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Bosnia and Herzegovina due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine.  Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC’s specific recommendations for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.

Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

Travel Advisory Levels

Information for Vaccinated Travelers

The CDC's latest guidance on international travel for vaccinated people can be found here.

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Sarajevo
1 Robert C. Frasure Street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Telephone
+(387) (33) 704 000
Emergency
+(387) (33) 704-000
Fax
+(387) (33) 221 837

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