Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in Bosnia and Herzegovina due to terrorism and land mines.
Country Summary: Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.
Minefields and land mines are present throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. While suspected hazardous areas are normally clearly marked, several people are killed or injured each year.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
If you decide to travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina:
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the Embassy COVID-19 page for country-specific COVID-19 information.
Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public venues.
Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.
Remain on hard-surfaced roads and stay out of abandoned buildings due to risks from land mines.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.