COVID-19 travel restrictions: Montenegro

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This article has been written on the May 24, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend you check the latest travel requirements before you book a trip since covid regulations are constantly updating.

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.

Old Town Budva, Montenegro — ShutterstockBudva Old Town, Montenegro — Shutterstock


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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