Here you will find important tips and useful information for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Convertible Marka BAM BAM
Currency exchange rate
BAM 100 = ~ CHF 60.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ BAM 1.67 (07/2020)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
The euro generally is accepted almost everywhere.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
It is recommended to drive only along asphalted roads (risk of landmines).
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Beware of purse snatching, pick pocketing and auto break-ins.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Swiss driver's license and vehicle registration accepted.
International driver's licence recommended.
Green international insurance card marked BIH (Bosnia-Herzegovina) mandatory.
CH sticker, breakdown triangle, spare headlight bulbs and tow-rope mandatory.
Headlights must be on even during the day.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 ‰.
8.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 17.00 - 20.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 15.00 h (Sat)
Sarajevo, Josipa Stadlera 15
Tel. +387 33 275 850 / +387 33 272 440 (Visa Section)
Passport still valid 3 months or more, return or onward travel ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months. Travelers must register with police within 48 hours upon arrival.
220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
+/- 0 h
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian
German, English and Italian
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