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Foreign travel advice

Bosnia and Herzegovina


If you are travelling by road, check local information before setting off.

For information on weather conditions, see meteoalarm pages for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Unexploded landmines remain a real danger, particularly in isolated areas in the mountains and countryside. See Local travel

Flooding and landslides, in part due to heavy rainfall in May and August 2014 have also moved minefields and destroyed minefield markings. For latest updates on mines see the Mine Action Centre website.

Protests, often at short notice, can be expected across major cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. See Political Situation

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

The level of crime against foreigners is low, but you should beware of pickpockets in cities and on public transport. See Crime

Most visits to Bosnia and Herzegovina are trouble-free.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance, including cover for evacuation by air ambulance, before you travel.

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