Open with restrictions

Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Restrictions

22.50% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 22.50% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Bosnia and Herzegovina entry details and exceptions

Check requirements before traveling.


Outgoing travel to Bosnia and HerzegovinaTravelling from New Zealand to Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Anyone arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina will be required to present a negative PCR or antigen test, no older than 48 hours if arriving from Europe, or 72 hours if arriving from outside Europe.

The following are exempted from testing requirement:

Fully vaccinated travelers at least 14 days before travel

Children below 7 years old

Travelers in transit to their resident country

Citizens of Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia, including their minor children and spouses

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Bosnia and Herzegovina

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Bosnia and Herzegovina will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Bosnia and Herzegovina is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Bosnia and Herzegovina are open with restrictions. Bars in Bosnia and Herzegovina are open with restrictions.