Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and culture, basic needs, human rights, sport, socio-economic rights of special groups, social assistance
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: Costs for registering a PO in Bosnia and Hercegovina differ, depending on the law, as well as on the responsible territory and registering body. In general, registration costs between US$100-$170. With administrative taxes, costs can rise to US$270.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal government, state government, local government, other (cantonal Ministries of Justice, district courts)View the full Bosnia and Herzegovina country report