Open with restrictions

Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Restrictions

25,53% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa 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

3. Certificate issued by a doctor that the traveler has overcome the disease COVID-19 in the past period from 14 days to 180 days from the date of arrival

Full details can be found on the Bosnia and Herzegovina Border Police website.


Outgoing travel to Bosnia and HerzegovinaTravelling from South Africa to Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours 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:
Fully vaccinated travelers at least 14 days before travel
Children below 7 years old
Travelers in transit to their resident country
Citizens of Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia, including their minor children and spouses
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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