Bosnia and Herzegovina

Individual - Residence

Last reviewed - 09 September 2020

FBiH residency

In the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a resident is a physical person who:

  • has residency in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, or
  • resides in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, continuously or in intervals, for 183 days or more during one calendar year.

RS residency

In Republika Srpska, a resident is a physical person who fulfils one of the following principles of residency:

  • has permanent residence in Republika Srpska,
  • abides in the territory of Republika Srpska, continuously or with interruptions, for 183 days or more in a 12-month period starting or completing in the tax year, or
  • has a permanent place of living and centre of vital interests in Republika Srpska.

BD residency

In Brčko District, a resident is a physical person who:

  • has residence in the territory of Brčko District,
  • is dwelling in the territory of Brčko District, continuously or with interruptions, for 183 or more days in any tax period, or
  • has residence in Brčko District, and obtains income from the Brčko District budget based on dependent activity performed outside of the Brčko District territory.