Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa

Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa

Explore Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa Information

On this page, you will get detailed information about Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa and formalities.

 Visa Information for the Bosnia and Herzegovina

Visa Note & Fees

 Seamen Visa

  • The Applicant must possess a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of application.
  • Visa duly-filled application form.
  • One latest passport-size photograph.
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • Confirmed onward visa.
  • A covering letter from the Indian Shipping Company.
  • A letter of Invitation from the Shipping Agent in Bosnia-Herzegovina mentioning particulars of the Seamen, date and port of joining to be faxed directly to the Embassy.
  • Indian Seamen traveling on duty must hold letter of Guarantee from the Shipping Company along with Seamen Book and passport.
  • Visa Fee – Rs. 2584(Approx)

Transit Visa

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina issues transit visa to the travelers.
  • The applicant should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of application.
  • Duly-filled visa application form.
  • One recent passport-size photograph.
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • Confirmed onward visa.
  • A Covering letter from the applicant on company’s letter-head stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit.
  • An invitation letter from the Inviting / Sponsoring Bosnian National stating the Applicant’s Name, Passport Number, Date of Birth, Purpose and Duration of visit.
  • This letter further should be attested by the Bosnian Authorities:
  • The Financial solvency Proof – Bank statement, Income tax paper & copies of Credit card.
  • Visa Fee – Rs. 2584 (Approx)

Business Visa

Note: If the applicant has a valid Schengen visa then he / she doesn’t require Bosnian visa for maximum 7 days but, they have to enter Bosnia through Schengen country via Air or by road transit European country. But, if they are entering directly to Bosnia and Herzegovina then they require visa.

  • The Applicant should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of application.
  • Completely filled visa application form.
  • One recent passport-size photograph.
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • Onward visa (if applicable).
  • Covering letter from the Applicant on the concerned Company’s Letterhead stating his / her name, purpose, designation and duration of visit.
  • A letter of invitation from Business Associates attested by Bosnian Authorities (like local municipality and police) as well as by the Chamber of Commerce in Bosnia (in original).
  • Police clearance certificate is also required.
  • Proofs of confirmed hotel reservation.
  • Bank statement of last 3 months.
  • Travel insurance of the applicant.
  • Personal presence of the Applicant is compulsory now.
  • All applications are referred to Ministry of Foreign affairs in Bosnia and processing can take 4 to 5 working days.
  • Visa Fee for Single Entry – Rs. 2854(Approx)
  • Visa Fee for Multiple Entry (for 3 months) – Rs. 4750 (Approx)

Tourist Visa

Note: If the applicant has a valid Schengen visa then he / she doesn’t require Bosnian visa for maximum 7 days but, they have to enter Bosnia through Schengen country via Air or by road transit European country. But, if they are entering directly to Bosnia and Herzegovina then they require visa.

  • The Applicant should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of application.
  • Visa application form (duly-filled).
  • One latest passport-size photograph.
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • Confirmed onward visa (if any).
  • Covering letter from the Applicant on the concerned Company’s Letterhead stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit.
  • Invitation letter (attested by Bosnian authorities) from the Inviting / Sponsoring Bosnian National stating the Applicant’s name, passport number, date of birth, purpose and duration of visit.
  • Travel Insurance during the trip.
  • Proof of confirmed hotel reservation.
  • Proof of funds like bank statements of last 3 months, Income Tax Returns & copies of credit card.
  • The Applicant has to come for personal interview with the Ambassador.
  • The processing time is 4 to 5 working days.
  • Visa Fee for Multiple Entry – Rs. 4750 (Approx)
  • Visa Fee for Single Entry – Rs. 2584 (Approx)

Facts to Know About Bosnia and Herzegovina

Name: Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Location: Southeastern Europe

Time: IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs

Capital: Sarajevo

Language: Bosnian (official), Croatian (official), Serbian

Area: 51,129 sq km

National Day: 25 Nov (Statehood Day)

Currency: Bosnia-Herzegovina Convertible Marka (BAM) 1 = INR 41.46

Climate: Being dominated by mountainous and hilly landscape, and drained by major rivers to the east (Drina) and north (Sava), this country experiences a climate which is as variable as the rest of the former Yugoslav federation. Its moderate continental climatic conditions are usually normal with very cold winters and hot summers.

Holidays: 1 Jan – New Years Day, 7 Jan – Orthodox Christmas Day, 14 Jan – Orthodox New Year, 27 Jan – St Sava Day, 1 Mar – Independence Day, 5 Apr – Easter Sunday, 1 May – Labour Day, 15 Aug – Velika gospa (Assumption), 1 Nov -All Saints Day, 25 Nov – Statehood Day, 25 Dec – Christmas Day.

Airline Name: Air Bosna (JA)

International Airports: Sarajevo

Diplomatic Representations

New Delhi

Name: Embassy of Bosnia Herzegovina

Address: E-9/11, Vasant Vihar

City: New Delhi-110 057

Country: India

Telephone: 011 – 4166 2481 / 2614 7415

Fax: 011 – 4166 2482

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 1000 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings: 1000 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1700 hrs (Tues & Thu)

Email: abhind@gmail.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All Passports are processed only in New Delhi.

Collection Timings: 1000 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1700 hrs (Tues & Thu)

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