Press releases

Newly-appointed Director of ICITAP paid visit to SPS

Newly-appointed Director of ICITAP in BiH (International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program of the U.S. Department of Justice) Laddie Hancock paid visit to the Service for Foreigners' Affairs, and on this ocassion met with the Management of SPS, Director Slobodan Ujić and his Deputy Mirsad Buzar. They discussed on current situation regarding the issue of...

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VISIT OF OMBUDSMAN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS TO SERVICE FOR FOREIGNERS’ AFFAIRS

Ombudsman for Human Rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr. Jasminka Džumhur with associates visited the Service for Foreigners' Affairs, May 10th, 2018. On that ocassion, she spoke with Director Slobodan Ujić and his Deputy Mirsad Buzar on current problems regarding increased influx of migrants in BiH.

Director informed Mrs Džumhur about the...

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Joint Committee on Human Rights of the BiH Parliamentary Assembly visited SFA

Members of Joint Committee on Human Rights of the BiH Parliamentary Assembly headed by Chairman Borislav Bojić and UNHCR representatives for BiH visited today headquarters of SFA and on this occasion discussed with SFA Management about current situation in the field of migration with emphasis on issues of increased number of illegal migrants...

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Visit of EUFOR Commander to the Service of Foreigners’ Affairs

Commander of peacekeeping forces of EUFOR in BiH, Major General Anton Waldner visited today the Headquarters of Service for Foreigners' Affairs and on this occassion had a meeting with the Service's Management on current situation and matters which lie within the competence of Service, with special focus on problems of increased number of...

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SFA and UNHCR meeting

On 6 February 2018, a meeting was held between the representatives of the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Office of the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs (SFA) and UNHCR Representation in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Service’s premises.

SFA’s Director, Mr. Slobodan Ujić, UNHCR Deputy Representative for SE Europe Ms. Francesca...

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Complex situation in BiH regarding issue of illegal migration

In the last three months, it has been detected in Bosnia and Herzegovina in total 440 illegal migrants and Service for Foreigners' Affairs conducted necessary proceedings.   They are migrants from countries of high migration risk, who are in individual cases or smaller groups trying to use the BiH territory as a transit area...

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Service for Foreigners Affairs placed under surveillance in the Immigration Center person representing a threat to national security of BiH

On day 20/10/2017 , inspectors of Service for Foreigners Affairs with assistence of members of State Investigation and Protection Agency apprehended individual F.A., in the area of Ilidža, the citizen of the Republic Serbia who represents the threat to national security of Bosnia and Herzegovina due to the relations with organized crime. It...

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INCREASED NUMBER OF ILLEGAL MIGRANTS IN BiH WHO ARE PLACED UNDER SURVEILLANCE

Service for Foreigners Affairs placed under surveillance in the last three days 40 foreign citizens in the Immigration Center who has violated the immigration regulations of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The decision on expulsion has been enacted to the illegal migrants, thus they shall be deported into countries from which they came into...

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FOREIGN STUDENTS IN BiH MUST REGULATE THEIR STAY

We are informing the foreign citizens who have the status of student in Bosnia and Herzegovina that they are obligied to regulate their temporary stay,  if they intend to reside in Bosnia and Herzegovina longer than  period of visa or non-visa stay validation.

An application for approval of temporary stay must be...

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ATTACHE FOR SECURITY OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISITED SERVICE

Attache for Security of United States Embassy in BiH, Matthew L. Golbus visited today the Service for Foreigners Affairs, and had a meeting with Director Slobodan Ujić.

On that ocassion Mr. Golbus was informed about the work of Service for Foreigners Affairs, its jurisdiction and Competencies. Director Ujić gave a special emphasis...

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