Visa information

Invitation letters

SaMED Organizing Committee will be able to provide you with an Invitation Letter, and therefore we ask of you to provide correct information during the registration. If you need a visa, please apply for a TOURIST VISA. We will not take responsibility for any other type of visa application but for the tourist one.

Who needs a visa?

Nationals of the following states DO NOT NEED A VISA and they may enter into Bosnia and Herzegovina with a passport or a valid identity card proving identity and citizenship of:  

  • Member state of the European Union 
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Azerbaijan
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Holy See
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Liechtenstein
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

The minimum amount of financial resources required for the stay of foreigners on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina is KM 150.00 (or equivalent in freely convertible foreign currency) - for each day of the intended stay.

You should check if you need visa in your Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in your country!

This is the list of countries whose citizens NEED A VISA according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina: 

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Colombia
  • Comoro Islands
  • Congo
  • Cuba
  • DR of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • DPR of Korea
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guinea
  • Guinea - Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Maroccco
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Moldavia
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Lucia
  • Sao Tome and Principe 
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South African Republic
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tasmania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

You need to take into consideration that:

  1. We will not assume any responsibility if you don’t check this information with the local authorities.
  2. The fact of not needing a visa DOES NOT MEAN that you cannot be required any other document (such as passport or invitation letter).

 Please check our Ministry of Foreign Affairs for further and detailed information: MFA of B&H