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Bosnia and Herzegovina customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Bosnia and Herzegovina to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Bosnia and Herzegovina make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Bosnia and Herzegovina customs regulations.

Import regulations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigarillos;
  • or 250 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 2 litres of table wine; and
  • 1 litre of spirits with more than 22% alcohol volume;
  • or 2 litres of strong wine, champagne or other beverage.

Cash limit

  • Funds of KM10,000 (or its foreign equivalent) or more must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods

  • Personal goods, including gifts and souvenirs, to the value of 200KM.
  • 60 mL perfume.
  • 250mL eau de toilette.

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Commercial goods.
  • Weapons, ammunition, and explosives.
  • Narcotics.

Restricted items

These goods are strictly regulated, and in most cases require a permit to be obtained prior to arrival.

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