The British Embassy Sarajevo maintains and develops relations between the United Kingdom and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Visiting the Embassy during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Access to the Embassy for all visitors is strictly by appointment.
If you need consular assistance, including scheduling or rescheduling an appointment, please call + 387(0)33 282 200 choosing the consular option. The consular line is available 24/7.
We are currently taking extra precautions due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are planning to attend an appointment, please let us know in advance if you:
- have been in contact with someone with coronavirus (COVID-19)
- have within the past 2 weeks returned from an affected area as identified by the Chief Medical Officer in the UK as being high risk
- are feeling unwell with a cough, difficulty breathing or fever
If any of the above apply to you, reschedule your appointment for a later date.
Find out more on our UK and Bosnia and Herzegovina news page
The British Embassy in Sarajevo provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina.
If you’re travelling in Bosnia and Herzegovina, see how to Return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in Bosnia and Herzegovina during coronavirus.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Bosnia and Herzegovina and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Bosnia and Herzegovina and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +387 (0) 33 282 200.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including make a certified copy of a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
The consulate in Sarajevo provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
British Embassy Sarajevo
39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Telephone +387 (0) 33 282 200
Fax +387 (0) 33 282 203
You can contact us by phone 24/7 at +387 33 282 200
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Embassy office in Banja Luka
3, Petra Kocica street
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Telephone +387 (0) 51 212 395
Fax +387 (0) 51 216 842