If a foreigner wishes to remain at the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina longer than three days in a private accommodation, the foreigner or the landlord with whom the foreigner resides is obliged to register the address of his/her residence directly to the competent organizational unit of the service or with the Police within 48 hours from the moment of entry.
If a foreigner uses an accommodation such as (accommodation at legal entities - hotels, motels, lodgings, camps and similar), they are obliged to report the foreigner to the competent organizational unit of service. The providers of the accommodation while registration of residence/during his/her stay, must not confiscate and keep travel documents of the foreigners. A foreigner should ask from them a certificate on registration of residence or a bill for paid services.
A Foreigner is obliged to possess an evidence on registration of residence and to represent this evidence while leaving B&H, at the request of border police officer.
In case that the landlord of a private accommodation or a hotel or the foreigner fails to make the registration, he/she shall be sanctioned for misdemeanour.
For all additional information (field offices, contact phone numbers and e-mail addresses) you may obtain at the web site of the Service for Foreigners' Affairs www.sps.gov.ba