Djurdjevica bridge over the river Tara in Montenegro — Shutterstock

COVID-19 travel restrictions: Montenegro

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This article was published on May 24, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Montenegro?

You can enter Montenegro. Moreover, as of April 2022, Montenegro has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions.

Woman tourist on background of beautiful view of the island of St. Stephen, Budva, Montenegro — ShutterstockThe islet of Saint Stephen — Shutterstock

Can I enter Montenegro if I am vaccinated/unvaccinated/recovered?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can enter Montenegro without meeting any COVID-19-related requirements. There is currently no need to present any COVID-19-related documents. Nevertheless, please note that COVID-19 remains a risk worldwide, and rules can change rapidly.

Regarding vaccination, the following vaccine drugs are approved in Montenegro:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Pfizer
  • Sputnik V
  • Covilo
  • Coronavac

Travel documents if I am vaccinated / unvaccinated / recovered

As of April 2022, no COVID-19 documents are required to enter Montenegro.

Can I leave Montenegro? 

You can leave Montenegro. 

Can I leave Montenegro if I am vaccinated? 

Vaccinated travelers can leave Montenegro. Please take your time to learn about any COVID-19 requirements at your destination country. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 in paper or electronic format

In addition, it is recommended to check the possible requirement of a negative test result. Certain countries require test results regardless of vaccination status. 

Can I leave Montenegro if I am unvaccinated? 

Unvaccinated travelers can leave Montenegro. 

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Montenegro currently

Currently, Montenegro is categorized as a “green” (safe) travel destination by several countries. In addition, most COVID-19 regulations in the country have been lifted.

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Is it safe to travel to Montenegro right now?

International travel to Montenegro is safe. The main COVID-19-related regulations such as wearing masks and avoiding close contact are still in place. 

Is Podgorica open for travel?

Podgorica is open for tourists now.

Do I have to go into quarantine if I go to Montenegro?

You do not have to go into quarantine upon arriving in Montenegro.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Montenegro?

Currently, there is no standard health pass for foreign visitors in Montenegro. EU travelers can use their EU Digital COVID Certificate, although all COVID-19 regulations have been lifted.

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