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Donation of specialist equipment and presentation of the Anti-Bomb Team of BP BiH, Sarajevo, 14 October 2019
Handover of specialist equipment donation of the Czech Republic to Border Police of BiH, Sarajevo, 11 September 2019
Ceremony on the occasion of the Day and the 19th Anniversary of Border Police of BiH, Sarajevo, 6 June 2019
Zoran Galić, Director of Border Police
Zoran Galić, Director of Border Police
Welcome to the official website of Border Police of BiH, whose goal is transparent, objective, valid and timely informing the public about all issues within the competence of Border Police of BiH. The content of this page seeks to provide readers with all important information on the structure and functioning of Border Police of BiH, the first multiethnic law enforcement agency in BiH, established in 2000.
Whose citizens may, except with a travel document, cross the state border of BiH with a valid ID card?
With a valid identity card proving identity and citizenship, citizens of the European Union Member States, Schengen countries, Albania, Andorra, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Monaco, San Marino, Serbia, the Holy See and the Swiss Confederation may enter, exit, transit and stay in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina for 90 days in any period of 180 days, which includes taking into account the period of 180 days preceding each day of stay.
Note: With the entry into force of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union, i.e. upon the expiration of the transitional period on 31 December.2020, citizens of the United Kingdom cannot enter, exit, transit and stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina with a valid identity card, i.e. it is necessary to have a valid national passport when crossing the state border of BiH.
May a BiH citizen travel to the Republic of Croatia with an ID card?
After the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union, the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina must have a valid travel document (passport) for entry and visa-free stay for up to 90 days in the territory of the Republic of Croatia.
Is a power of attorney required for crossing the state border of a minor citizen of BiH?
The holder of a travel document - a BiH citizen under the age of 14, i.e. an incapacitated person, does not need a power of attorney/consent to travel abroad accompanied by one or both parents or a legal representative or guardian.
A BiH citizen under the age of 14 must have the consent of both parents or a legal representative or guardian, certified by the competent authority, if he/she is accompanied by another person.
Do provisions for limited stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina refer to BiH citizens who also have citizenship of another country?
The Law on Foreigners stipulates that a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who has citizenship of another country as well, is not considered a foreigner on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Thus, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina are not limited in their stay on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, regardless of entering or exiting Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a valid passport of the other country.
What documents are required for a vehicle registered in a foreign country when crossing the state border of BiH?
The Law on Fundamentals of the Traffic Safety on the Roads in Bosnia and Herzegovina stipulates that when driving a motor vehicle and trailer, the driver must have a valid registration certificate issued for that vehicle as well as a compulsory insurance policy, and motor vehicles and trailers registered in a foreign country must also have an international document on third party liability insurance valid in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina (green card or border insurance policy), and he/she is obliged to show it at the request of a police officer or other authorized person.
Motor vehicles and trailers registered in a foreign country may participate in traffic in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, only if they have a valid vehicle registration certificate and license plates issued by the competent authority of the country in which the vehicle is registered, as well as the international registration number of the country.