British Embassy Sarajevo

39a, Hamdije Cemerlica street
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm
  • Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm

Consular Section

The Sarajevo Consular Section office works by appointment only and is therefore not open to the public at all times. See more information on how to make an appointment here.

2017 public holidays

  • Monday 2 January (both offices)
  • Thursday 5 January (Banja Luka office)
  • Friday 6 January (both offices)
  • Friday 14 April (both offices)
  • Monday 17 April (both offices)
  • Monday to Tuesday 1 to 2 May (both offices)
  • Tuesday 9 May (Banja Luka office)
  • Monday 29 May (both offices)
  • Monday to Tuesday 26 to 27 June (Sarajevo office)
  • Monday 28 August (Banja Luka office)
  • Friday 1 September (Sarajevo office)
  • Monday 27 November (both offices)
  • Monday to Tuesday 25 to 26 December (both offices)

Getting to the embassy

The embassy is located in Hamdije Cemerlica 39a street, on the 10th floor of Vodoprivreda building.

By taxi

Sarajevo has hundreds of taxis and finding one at any time is never a problem. Take a taxi and ask to be dropped off at ‘Britanska ambasada, Hamdije Cemerlica 39a’.

By tram or bus

Bus number 31e as well as all trams stop at ‘Pofalici’ tram and bus stations, a 3 minute walk from the embassy.

By trolley bus

All trolley buses stop at ‘Grbavica’ station, 5 minute walk from the embassy.


We are sorry that there is no public parking space in front of the embassy. However, there is plenty of available parking space in the streets around the embassy.


We do our utmost to ensure a safe and secure environment for your visit. Please co-operate with our security team as they conduct their checks and controls, each of which should take only a few minutes. The security measures in place are for the benefit of all visitors and staff.

Visitors to our office will have to go through the security checkpoint at the entrance. Mobile phones and electronic devices are not allowed inside the embassy premises.

Disabled access

The embassy is fully accessible for disabled visitors and two lifts are in operation up to our offices on the 10th floor. If you need special assistance, please contact the embassy before your visit.

Contact us

If you feel that our services may be inaccessible to you, please contact our receptionists on +387 (0) 33 282 200 who will try to find an alternative way of providing access for you.