The British Embassy Sarajevo maintains and develop relations between the UK and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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.

Urgent assistance

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. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Bosnia and Herzegovina, call 020 7008 1500.

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 due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

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.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Sarajevo.

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

Edward Ferguson

Edward Ferguson

British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Contact us

British Embassy Sarajevo

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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British Embassy (Consular Services)

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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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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