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BOSNIAN AND HERZEGOVINIAN CITIZENS VISITING SWITZERLAND


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Bosnian and Herzegovinian citizen for short-stay period in Switzerland starting from 2021.

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Documents
A valid passport is required to enter Switzerland. All tourists entering Swiss territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Swiss 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.


Visa
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.


Custom Regulations
Swiss 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 Swiss 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).


Currency Restriction
The government of Switzerland does not impose any restrictions on the import of foreign and local currencies.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.



List of Bosnian And Herzegovinian diplomatic offices in Switzerland


Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bern, Switzerland

Address: Thorackerstr 3, 3074 Muri b. Bern, SwitzerlandCheck on map


Phone: +(41 31) 351 10 51, +(41 31) 351 10 52


Fax: +(41 31) 351 10 79


Email: emb-ch-brn@vtxmail.ch


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00


Details: H. E. Mr. Boro Bronza, Ambassador


List of Swiss diplomatic offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Embassy of Switzerland in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Address: Josipa Stadlera 15 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaCheck on map


Phone: (+387) 33 27 58 50


Fax: (+387) 33 57 01 20


Email: sar.vertretung@eda.admin.ch


Website: http://www.eda.admin.ch/sarajevo


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 08:00 -13:00 and 14:00 - 16:30 Friday 08:00-14:00



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About Switzerland

Capital: Berne
Languages:
  • German 64.9%;
  • French 22.6%;
  • Italian 8.3%;
  • Serbo-Croatian 2.5%;
  • Albanian 2.6%;
  • Portuguese 3.4%;
  • Spanish 2.2%;
  • English 4.6%;
  • Romansch 0.5%;
  • Other 5.1%

Area: 41,290 KM2
Population: 7,581,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Franc (CHF)
Calling Code: +41

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