BOSNIAN AND HERZEGOVINIAN CITIZENS VISITING BULGARIA
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Bosnian and Herzegovinian citizen for short-stay period in Bulgaria starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Bulgaria. All tourists entering Bulgarian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Bulgarian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Bosnian and Herzegovinian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Bulgarian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Bulgarian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
- Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Bulgaria with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
List of Bosnian And Herzegovinian diplomatic offices in Bulgaria
Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sofia, Bulgaria
Address: Aleksandar Zhendov 1, box 27, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone: + (359 2) 97 33 775
Fax: + (359 2) 97 33 729
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Details: Mr. Mitar Pavic, chargé d'affaires a.i.
List of Bulgarian diplomatic offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Embassy of Bulgaria in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Area: 110,910 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Lev (BGN)
Calling Code: +359
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