India visa requirements for Bosnian, Herzegovinians

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Bosnian, Herzegovinians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina can travel to India for a duration of 90 days by applying and obtaining an e-visa (electronic visa). The e-visa costs US$80.
  • Visitors are advised to apply for the e-visa at least four days before their intended date of departure.
  • All tourists are to show a valid passport of a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of exit from India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Travellers with firearms will need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Bosnians must show evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Also, visitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina need to show proof that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Minors travelling alone to India are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Tourists visiting with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Bosnians will not be required to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate. They are advised nevertheless to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Bosnia and Herzegovina. There are international airports in Mostar and Sarajevo.
  • Qatar Airways, Etihad, Aeroflot, Croatia, KLM and Alitalia are some of the airlines that fly from Bosnia and Herzegovina to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Mostar to New Delhi, India is 13 hours, 30 minutes and from Sarajevo, it is 10 hours, 35 minutes.
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 4 hours 30 minutes ahead of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long should my passport be valid for before travelling to India?

Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens are required to have a passport valid for a duration of six months beyond the date of entry into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamps.

Is India safe for tourist visit?

Generally, India is a safe country to visit and crimes especially those done against tourists are low. Visitors are advised to be cautious while in India.

Do Indians speak English?

Yes, English is commonly spoken throughout India. In fact, most children, particularly in the cities, learn English first in school. It is the most important language for commercial, national, and political communication.

What places can I visit in India?

The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.