Bosnia and Herzegovina

Card Name: 
Li─Źna Karta
Date Issued: 
2002; card updated in 2013
Issuing Agency: 
Agency for Identification Documents, Registers and Data Exchange (IDDEEA)
Voluntary or Mandatory: 
Information on the Card: 
ID Number
Birth Date
Date of Issue
Years Valid
Other Information on the Card: 

Signature, Municipality of Residence, Blood Type

Biometric Technology on the Card: 

Fingerprints, digital photograph, digital signature

Card Purpose: 

Proof of identity, the fact of place and date of birth, of permanent residence or temporary residence of a displaced person, and of citizenship of BiH

Travel to Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia

Costs to User: 

18 KM (9,2 euros)


The Bosnia and Herzegovina national identity card was implemented in 2002, and is compulsory for citizens over the age of 18. A new identity card was introduced on March 1, 2013, and includes information written in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian (using the Cyrillic alphabet), and English. The 2013 series of cards include biometric data, stored electronically. 

Corporate Involvement: 

Neurotechnology (MegaMatcher line)