Bosnia and Herzegovina destination information

All you need to know before visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina summary

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a small country with around 4M Bosnian and Herzegovinian. Official languages are Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian. Bosnia and Herzegovina uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Convertible Mark (BAM).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 85
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 106

ATMs in Bosnia and Herzegovina are Common. Internet speed in Bosnia and Herzegovina is on average 6.9 Mbps. In Bosnia and Herzegovina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Sarajevo
🗣️ Bosnian Croatian Serbian
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M ☀️ ~10 °C 🌧 ~86 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 51k km2 (20k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Bosnia and Herzegovina uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Bosnian
  • Croatian
  • Serbian


Currency 💱

1 BAM = 0.56 USD

Bosnia and Herzegovina uses the Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (symbol: KM), code BAM.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 convertible marks. Convertible Mark is subdivided into 100 fenings. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 convertible marks and 50, 20, 10 and 5 fenings.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Bosnia and Herzegovina. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Bosnia and Herzegovina uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bosnia and Herzegovina upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :

117, 161

Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Bosnia and Herzegovina, dial +, then 387 (the country code for Bosnia and Herzegovina), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Bosnia and Herzegovina, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 30 .

international: + 387 30 1234567
calling local: 030 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Bosnia and Herzegovina is on average 6.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Bosnia and Herzegovina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 26.50 BAM, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: BH Mobile, HT Eronet or M:tel.


Rules 🚗

In Bosnia and Herzegovina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

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