Montenegro Entry Requirements

Montenegro Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Other EU countries no no Yes
Switzerland no no Yes
Austria no no Yes
Germany no no Yes
Turkey Yes no Yes

ID cards/identity cards

i.a. Citizens of the following countries listed in the table above can enter for tourist stays of up to 30 days with a valid ID/ID card (passport is still recommended as the decision on entry with ID/ID card is up to the border official): EU countries and Switzerland.

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 3 months upon entry.

Visa information

Generally required, except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 90 days when entering with a passport: EU countries, Switzerland and Turkey.

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€20 (single entry), €40 (double entry), €60 (multiple entries) for foreign nationals with a valid residence permit for Germany.

Visa types and costs

Visa for tourist travel, business and transit visas. Validity and approved length of stay vary.


Short-term visas (single, double and multiple entry) allow a total stay of up to 90 days per six-month period. Multiple entry visas are valid for 1 year from the first entry.


Travelers who otherwise require a visa and who fly on with the next connection within 24 hours, have valid papers for the onward journey and do not leave the transit area do not require a transit visa. In person or by post at the consulates general or the consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses).

Application required

Tourist Travel: (a) 1 Application Form. (b) 1 color passport photo 3.5 X 3.5 cm. (c) Passport valid for at least 3 months after the visa expires. (d) Possibly valid residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. (e) Proof of foreign travel health insurance or entitlement certificates from the health insurance company. (f) Proof of Sufficient Funds. (g) Round trip booking confirmation. (h) Proof of accommodation (e.g. hotel voucher). (i) Fee (No Cash Payment). (j) Stamped and registered return envelope. Private trips/business trips additionally: (k) Invitation of the respective contact person/business partner in Montenegro certified by the respective municipal office/court.

Temporary Residence

When staying in the Republic of Montenegro for more than 90 days, foreigners who are allowed to enter the country without a visa must apply for a residence permit in the country. Further inquiries to the consular representations.

Processing time

1-2 weeks.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Legally Required Registration

Foreigners must register with the police within 24 hours of entering the country. Organizations that offer accommodation to foreigners for a fee (e.g. hotels) and citizens of Montenegro who are visited by foreigners are obliged to report their stay to the Internal Affairs Department in the place of stay within 24 hours of their arrival in Montenegro. Foreigners who do not use any of the above types of accommodation are obliged to report their stay or change of residence to the police within 24 hours of the change of residence or residence.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport with photo or own passport (recommended) or identity card. Austrians: Own passport or identity card. Swiss: Own passport or identity card. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Entry with pets

For dogs and cats, a health certificate from the official veterinarian in the country of origin is required, which confirms that the animal is healthy. In addition, an EU pet passport is required, in which the identification of the animal is proven by an implanted microchip or a tattoo. A rabies vaccination (proof) that is also required must have taken place at least 15 days and at most 6 months before departure.

Montenegro Entry Requirements