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Bosnia and Herzegovina information
About Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian
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.
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.
Internet speed in Bosnia and Herzegovina is on average 6.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bosnia and Herzegovina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
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. Bosnia and Herzegovina uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. 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.
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 .
In Bosnia and Herzegovina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). 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. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.03%.
Import and export information
All articles on the prohibited import list.
Works of art and antiques may require an export licence from theMinistry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations.
Sporting and hunting weapons and ammunition may require export permits from the Indirect Taxation Authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tobacco:100 cigarillos; or
Tobacco:250 grams of tobacco.
Alcohol:Funds of KM10,000 (or its foreign equivalent) or more must be declared to the customs authorities.
Currency:Funds of KM10,000 (or its foreign equivalent) or more must be declared to the customs authorities.
Other items:Personal goods, including gifts and souvenirs, to the value of 200KM.
Other items:60 mL perfume.
Other items:250mL eau de toilette.
Weapons, ammunition, and explosives.
Works of art and antiques may require an import licence from theMinistry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations.
Sporting and hunting weapons and ammunition may be temporarily imported with the appropriate permits. For further information, please visit theIndirect Taxation Authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Pets are subject to certain import restrictions, and will be inspected at the border. For further information, please visit theVeterinary Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits. For further information, please visit CITES.
Plants and meat products may require permits from theMinistry of Agriculture, Water-Management and Forestry.
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.
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.