Office for Provision of Free Legal Aid:
Office for Provision of Free Legal Aid works under the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In accordance with the obligations that Bosnia and Herzegovina have under international conventions, the Office for Provision of Free Legal Aid assists natural persons on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina under international protection, in particular asylum seekers, refugees, persons under subsidiary or temporary protection, persons under expulsion, stateless persons, victims of trafficking in human beings.
How to ask for assistance:
- Contact for general information, provision and assistance in filling out required forms via the number: 033 281 -624
- Contact to apply for free legal aid:
Address: Trg BiH 1, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
e-mail: [email protected]
All persons, regardless of whether they meet the conditions laid down by Article 15, are entitled to general information on rights, obligations and assistance in completing forms/applications for the exercise of the right to free legal aid based on the Law on the Provision of Free Legal Aid.
Application for free legal aid
The application for the exercise of the right to free legal aid in the proceedings before the authorities and institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina is submitted on the office form.
Complete a request
In addition to the application for the exercise of the right to free legal aid, the applicant must attach proof of the fulfilment of the conditions as stipulated by the Law on the Provision of Free Legal Aid.
Persons under subsidiary or temporary protection, refugees, stateless people and victims of trafficking in human beings shall, with the request, attach appropriate documents from the competent authority confirming their status.
For more information, visit Besplatna pravna pomoć (mpr.gov.ba)