Bosnia and Herzegovina health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

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, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Convertible Mark (BAM).

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🎫 Visa Exemption
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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is often reported in Europe between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDCTick-borne Encephalitis Advice.

H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Bosnia and Herzegovina. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Bosnia and Herzegovina, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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