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.

You can access UK government services while in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Emergency assistance

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

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for 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.

Legalisation services

The consulate in Sarajevo provides legalisation services. Read our notarial and documentary services page for more information on legalisation.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Our people

Matthew Field

British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Contact us

British Embassy Sarajevo

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

You can contact us by phone 24/7 at +387 33 282 200

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-sarajevo
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: britemb@bih.net.ba

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British Embassy (Consular Services)

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

(593) (2) 3972 200

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-sarajevo

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Ministry of Defence Section

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Department for International Trade Bosnia and Herzegovina

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Embassy office in Banja Luka

3, Petra Kocica street
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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