The many agencies of the United States Government that constitute the Mission work as a team to advance American interests and promote relations between the American and BiH government and people. They shape and carry out American relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, have an active public diplomacy program, provide consular services to American citizens and visa services to citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who wish to visit or who qualify to immigrate to the United States, and promote trade and investment between our two countries.
They work with BiH counterparts to protect shared political, economic, and security interests through multilateral organizations including NATO, the United Nations, and a host of other important bodies.
The Offices of Public Affairs welcome public and press inquiries about every aspect of the United States and work to foster mutual understanding through exchanges of persons and ideas and by administering educational and cultural programs. The Information Resource Center in Sarajevo provides reference and documentation services, using printed and electronic sources.