波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那因晶莹剔透的水而闻名,清澈见底的水和沁人心脾的空气为工作和休闲提供了极佳的条件。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is famous for its crystal-clear water and clean and fresh air perfect for work and leisure.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的桥梁不仅连接了河的两岸,而且是不同文明和文化之间交流的纽带。

The wonderful bridges that span the rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina truly bridge many civilizations and cultures that call their homeland Bosnia and Herzegovina.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的水清澈见底,波光粼粼,使的独木舟和皮划艇在这里很是盛行。

Canoeing and kayaking are popular throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina with its pure and crystal-clear waters.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那鱼资源丰富,其淡水资源富含鲑鱼、鲤鱼、鳗鱼和鲈鱼。

Fish are abundant in Bosnia and Herzegovina where most of the freshwaters are rich in trout, carp, eel and bass.

想要逃离大都市的喧嚣吗,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那别具情调的民俗村便是这样的圣殿。

Ethno villages of Bosnia and Herzegovina are unique sanctuaries where you may escape from the urban fuss and mess.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那学术历史非常悠久。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a long tradition of academic life.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那手工艺品世界闻名,多样化的传统图案是其受多元文化影响的见证。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is well-known by its handicrafts and traditional patterns showing the diversity of cultural influences.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那自然资源丰富,这里有大片的耕地、广袤的森林和巨大的水能。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country rich in natural resources, covered with large areas of farming land, extensive woods, and water potential.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的冬银装素裹且阳光明媚,是冬季爱好者的好去处。

Winter lovers may find Bosnia and Herzegovina as a country with a lot of snow but sunshine.

融合了东西方优点的美食无疑是人民爱上波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的原因之一。

Cuisine which is a blend of east and west is definitely one of the main reasons why people love Bosnia and Herzegovina.

很多宗教和文化建筑矗立在波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那市中心。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a plenty of religious and cultural edifices placed in the urban city centers.

美妙绝伦的东方艺术和文化极大地丰富了波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那,尤其是在建筑和都市生活方面。

Bosnia and Herzegovina was enriched by wonderful Oriental art and culture, particularly in housing and urban living.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那拥有众多独一无二的历史文物。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has many unique historical relics.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那以音乐天才和休闲娱乐的摇篮而著称。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is known as a cradle of great music talents and good entertainment.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的冬,山上白雪皑皑,积雪覆盖,为冬季旅游创造了极好的天气条件。

In the winter, quality and continuous snow in the mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina constitutes suitable climatic conditions for winter tourism.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那用于作物栽培和畜牧养殖业的农业用地多达200万公顷以上。

There are over 2 million hectares of agricultural land, both for crop growing and livestock rearing.

对于那些真正的自然爱好者来说,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那繁忙大都市之外的众多绿洲是他们的首选之地。

For true nature lovers there are many green oases out of the big cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那动物物种品类繁多。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to a great number of animal species.

由于受地中海阳光的庇佑,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那享誉盛名的葡萄酒已因其高品质和高品位获奖多次。

Thanks to the Mediterranean sun, the well reputed wines of Bosnia and Herzegovina have been awarded many times for its good quality and taste.

对于探险爱好者和自然爱好者来说,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那是一个拥有原始荒野的仙境。

For the adventure seekers and nature lovers Bosnia and Herzegovina is a wonderland of pristine wilderness.

走进波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那,您就会发现东西方的融合在这里达到了极致,让您跨越文化和历史的界限去刷新生命的体验。

In Bosnia and Herzegovina you will find an amazing blend of east and west, allowing you to cross cultural and historical bridges you never thought possible.

走进波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那, 您将发现新旧交替、传统与现代融合的城市规划。

In Bosnia and Herzegovina you may find a mixture of the old and new, traditional and modern city planning.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那所有大都市的旧城区风韵犹存。

Old towns keep their ancient spirit in almost all big cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那丰富的传统技艺无与伦比,为其留下了许多独一无二、别具特色的文化遗产。

The incomparable richness of traditional craftsmanship produced a unique mixture of various influences in the cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

就地热资源及其发展潜能来说,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那已跻身欧洲前10名。

Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks in the top 10 in Europe in terms of geothermal resources and potential.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那因拥有众多保存完好、原始自然美景的国家和自然公园而倍感自豪。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has many national and natural parks which are well preserved and untouched natural beauties.

地处不同文明和文化的交接点,从宗教旅游角度来说,宗教元素在波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那起着重要的作用。

Located at the meeting point of different civilizations and cultures, the religious elements in Bosnia and Herzegovina have an important role in terms of religious tourism.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那因其古老的宗教建筑而闻名,这些建筑对公众开放。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is known by its very old religious edifices open to visitors with all preferences.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那因其国际化的艺术和文化盛事而深感自豪。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is very proud by its international art and cultural festivals.

不同社区、生活方式和传统的和平共处恰到好处地定义了波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那文化和历史的特色。

The feature that most defines the culture and history of Bosnia and Herzegovina is precisely the peaceful co-existence of different communities, lifestyles and traditions.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那现代基础设施发展潜力巨大。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a great potential for modern infrastructure.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的劳动力勤劳肯干,技艺高超且求知欲望强烈。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a hardworking highly skillful labor force with desire to learn.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那拥有丰富的自然水资源与肥沃的土地。

Natural water resources and fertile soils are abundant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的急流漂流探险已广为人知。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is well known for its wild-water rafting adventures.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的历史打上了地中海、罗马、奥特曼和欧洲等不同文化的烙印,因此她是新旧世界融合交汇的圣地。

Bosnia and Herzegovina which had hosted different cultures like the Mediterranean, Roman, Ottoman and European throughout history is a mixture of the old and the new World.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那是一个多山的国家,第拿里阿尔皮斯山脉贯穿全境。

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a mostly mountainous country with the Dinaric Alps dominating the landscape.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那悠久的历史为其留下了不少文化-历史遗产,古老的要塞和城堡就是其最好的印证。

Rich history of Bosnia and Herzegovina has left its trails and monuments of cultural-historical heritage as fortresses and towers.

身处波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那,您可以拜访古老悠久的住宅,去感受往日社会生活的真谛。

In Bosnia and Herzegovina you may visit the old traditional residences to feel the spirit of social life during the past centuries.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那南部遍布独特地中海风格的建筑。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a peculiar Mediterranean style of houses typical for the southern regions.

对于持有不同世界观的人来说,波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那都是他们朝拜的圣地。

Bosnia and Herzegovina offers a chance to visit various religious monuments with holy values for people with different worldviews.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那已被鉴定出的有花植物多达3000种以上。

There are more than three thousand identified species of flowering plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那建筑风格为许多欧洲著名风格所影响。

Architecture of Bosnia and Herzegovina was influenced by many European prominent styles.

波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那温泉旅游潜力巨大。

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a huge potential for spa tourism.

踏进波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那的深山地区,您就会发现那里空气异常清新,人民过着悠闲自得的生活。

Deep in the mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina you may find the rural communities enjoying the life in pure and fresh air environment.

Visa Service

 

Information on the Procedure of Entry to (Exit from) Bosnia and Herzegovina

A foreign shall be considered to have entered Bosnia and Herzegovina once he has crossed the state border of Bosnia and Herzegovina, or passed the post where the border control is performed.

A foreign may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina if he has a valid passport or other identification document that he may use for crossing the state border of Bosnia and Herzegovina, provided that its validity does not expire on the day of entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Diplomatic / Consular Mission offices of Bosnia and Herzegovina may issue the following types of visas:

  • Short-term Visa (Visa C) - shall be issued for business, education, training and similar purposes, for tourist or other travel for the private purposes, travels to political, scientific, cultural, sports, religious or other events, as well as the travels for other reasons requiring only a short-term stay. It may last no more than 90 days within a six month period, commencing from the date of first entry;
  • Long-term Visa (Visa D) - enables the foreigner to enter and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina within the period of up to six months within one year, commencing from the date of the first entry. A long-term visa shall be issued for a single or multiple entries into Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Grounds for Issuing Visas

 

A visa is a permit allowing a foreigner to cross the State border which enables him/her to enter and stay in the country for the period specified in the visa or transit through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, provided that a foreigner meets the requirements relating thereto. A foreigner is obliged to obtain visa before arriving at a border crossing post in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Entry visa to Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be issued by diplomatic / consular offices of Bosnia and Herzegovina abroad (addresses and data on working hours of all Bosnia and Herzegovina diplomatic / consular offices are available on the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina - www.mfa.gov.ba).

The issuing visas, terms for entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina, state border crossing and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina are regulated by:

  • Law on Movement and Stay of Foreigners and Asylum (Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina , No. 36/08)
  • Decision on Visas ( Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina, No.54/12)
  • Rulebook on Issuing Visas for Long-term Stay (Visa D) and Procedure While Issuing Such Visa (Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina, No.104/08)
  • Rulebook on Entry and Stay of Foreigners (Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina , No.81/08)

Please be informed that citizens of the People's Republic of China require a visa to enter, exit or pass through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, visa is free of charge.

Holders of diplomatic passports are exempted from the visa requirements when entering, exiting or traveling through Bosnia and Herzegovina. Holders of service and business passports of the Peoples' Republic of China as well as holders of passports of SAR Hong Kong are exempted from the visa requirements when entering, exiting or traveling through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The citizens of Mongolia and foreigners who have a temporary residence in the Peoples' Republic of China and Mongolia require a visa to enter, exit or pass through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mongolian citizens are obliged to pay visa fees in range between EUR 31,00 and EUR 72,00 respective to visa type and number of entrances.

Visas can be requested by submitting an application to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Beijing. If all relevant documents are submitted, visa processing time is usually very short. It should be noticed that all applicants shall have face-to-face interview.

Types of visas available are:

       1. Short-term Visa (type C)

       2. Long-term Cisa (type D)

 

Visa Requirements

 

According to the above mentioned regulation and depending of the type of visa grounds for issuing visas are as follow:

 

Visa C - Short-term visa

Short stay visas are mainly issued for tourism, business as well as other traveling needs including single, double or multiple entries into Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Visa C requirements are as follow:

  • Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from the issue date of visa) and its copy;
  • ID and its copy;
  • Completed Visa Application Form;
  • One photo (Size 3.5 x 4.5 cm);
  • Invitation Letter certified by the Field Office of the Ministry of Security – Service for Foreigners' Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, or travel agency prepaid voucher for tour groups;
    1) For a private visit: an Invitation Letter of a relative or a friend from Bosnia and Herzegovina certified by the Field Office   of the Ministry of Security – Service for Foreign Affairs
    2) If applying for a business visa: please enclose the official Invitation Letter from the company in Bosnia and Herzegovina certified by the Field Office of the Ministry of Security – Service for Foreigners' Affairs
    It is also needed a letter from the pertinent company which you are representing.
  • Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country);
  • Proof of sufficient funds for staying in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Return ticket or Itinerary (copy of International Driving License, Title and Insurance if you travel by car).

The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation.

 

Visa D - Long-term visa

A temporary residence visa implies permission of entry as well as temporary stay for foreigners in the Bosnia and Herzegovina.

If a foreigner intends to stay more than 90 days in the Bosnia and Herzegovina, he/she will be obligated to obtain the permission for temporary residence from the competent authority during his/her stay in the Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Visa D requirements are as follow:

  • Valid passport (passport must be valid at least 90 days from issue date of visa)and its copy;
  • ID and its copy;
  • Completed Visa Application Form;
  • Two photos (Size 3.5 x 4.5 cm);
  • The Invitation Letter certified by the Field Office of the Ministry of Security – Service for Foreigners' Affairs;
    1) For family reunification: an Invitation Letter of a relative or a friend from Bosnia and Herzegovina certified by the Field Office of the Ministry of Security- Service for Foreigners' Affairs
    2) For work: please enclose the official Invitation Letter from the company in Bosnia and Herzegovina certified by the Field Office of the Ministry of Security – Service for Foreigners' Affairs;
    as well as original working permit issued by relevant authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Proof of residence (if you are not residing in your native country);
  • Proof of sufficient funds for staying in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Notarial certificate of Clean Criminal Record, re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R. of China;
  • Notarial certificate of Health Examination Record for International traveler, re-certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R. of China.

The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation.

 

 
Consular Working Hours

 

13:00 - 16:00, Tuesday and Thursday 

 

Entry of Juveniles 

 

A foreigner younger than 18 (juvenile) who has in his/her possession a personal travel card may cross the Bosnia and Herzegovina borderline when accompanied by one or both parents, legal representative or guardian, or when accompanied by an authorized person to follow him/her with a written and authorized power of attorney from parents, legal representative or guardian. A juvenile who travels unaccompanied must have an authorized agreement from his/her parent, legal representative or guardian. An agreement or power of attorney contains: personal data on the juvenile person and legal guardian, personal data on the accompanying person if traveling accompanied, the purpose and duration of stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, period of time of the validity of agreement and signature of the grantor. This document must be in one of the official languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina or in English language and be authorized by the authorized court interpreter if the document is translated. It is considered that a juvenile has in his/her possession an agreement by the legal representative if:

  • Travels by air and has in his/her possession a letter of transmittal for juveniles issued by the air operator;
  • Is a part of a school excursion, and placed on the list of the excursion participants authorized by competent school institution;
  • Participates in a sport, cultural or similar event and is placed on the list of participants.

In case that a juvenile younger than 18 years of age (juvenile) is not accompanied by one or both parents, legal representative or guardian and does not fulfill some of the above-mentioned preconditions from this Article will be returned and delivered to the border police of the neighboring state from which he/she had attempted to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Exceptionally, visa can be granted to a foreigner at the border and as it follows:  transit visas (B Visa) for one entry that may last for five days or short-term stay visa (C Visa) for one entry up to 15 days (for reasons of national security, humanitarian, serious professional or personal reasons).

 
 
Consular Fee

 

For the Chinese citizens visa is free of charge.

For foreigners with residence permit in China the consular fee is as follows:

Single entry Exit visa or transit visa EUR 31.00
Multiple entry Exit visa or transit visa up to 90 days EUR 57.00 
Multiple entry Exit visa or transit visa over 90 days EUR 72.00 

Fees for visa issuance at the border: 50.00 EUR

The minimum amount of financial resources required for the stay of foreigners on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina is KM 150.00 that is equivalent to 75.00 EUR (or equivalent in freely convertible foreign currency) - for each day of the intended stay.

 
Entering Bosnia and Herzegovina without Visa

 

Nationals of the bellow listed countries shall be exempted from visa regime when entering and staying on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina up to 90 days: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Croatia, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Costa Rica, Republic of Korea, Canada, Qatar, Cyprus, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, United States of America, Salvador, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Holy See, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Swiss Confederation, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Nationals of the following special administrative zones that shall not be required to have visa when entering and staying on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Hong Kong (People's Republic of China)
  • Macao (People's Republic of China)
  • Taiwan (People's Republic of China)

Nationals of the countries, who are obliged to obtain visa to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina, are able to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without visa only in case they have approved multiple entry Schengen visa or the visa of EU member countries, or if they have appropriate residence permit issued by the countries of Schengen or EU member countries.

This is valid only if these nationals are entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Schengen countries or EU member countries directly or transiting via neighboring countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

These nationals are allowed to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina not more than 15 days during the validity period of approved Schengen visa or visa of the EU member country, or the appropriate residence permit issued by Schengen countries or EU member countries.

For more information please check: Desicion on Visas 2012

Download the Visa Appication Form here , fill out in English and bring it when applying for Visa.

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