Zoran Galić, Director of Border Police


Zoran Galić, Director of Border Police  

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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.


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FAQ

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.

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.

May BiH citizens cross the state border of the Republic of Serbia and Montenegro with an ID card?

The Agreement between the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro on the travel conditions of citizens of the two states stipulates that citizens of the contracting parties may enter the territory of the other contracting party with an identity card or travel document, without a visa, at all border crossing points open for international traffic, and stay there for up to 90 days from the date of entry.

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.