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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Montenegro
Data Last Updated: February 24, 2021

General Information

Open (Level 3)

Montenegro continues to allow all citizens of EU countries to enter without restriction.

No self-isolation or proof of negative COVID-19 tests are required for anyone traveling from the EU. Moreover, the nation's borders are open to travelers from countries that currently have no more than 25 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Travellers from countries exceeding 25 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants need to have a negative COVID-19 test certificate at most 96 hours prior to arrival, or quarantine for 14 days.

Latest update - On January 12, 2021, Montenegro has allowed the entry of foreign tourists coming from all countries. Visitors can enter with no need to submit PCR test or undergo mandatory quarantine. 

Entry Into Montenegro Conditions

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities in Montenegro plan to tighten the country's COVID-19-related restrictions. Effective Sept. 28, a nightly 2200-0500 curfew will be imposed in municipalities experiencing 14-day infection rates of more than 1,200 cases per 100,000 inhabitant; diplomats, as well as persons who are performing essential duties or taking care of the sick are exempt.

In addition, all catering establishments must remain closed, and private indoor gatherings attended by members of different households are banned. As of Sept. 27, the townships in this category are Niksic, Andrijevica, and Berane.

In municipalities having 14-day infection rates of 800-1199 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, all catering establishments must remain closed, and private indoor gatherings attended by members of different households are banned. Rozaje is the only municipality in this category as of Sept. 27.

Catering establishments must close at 2200 in locations that are experiencing 14-day infection rates of 400-799 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. As of Sept. 27, this rule applies to Budva, Podgorica, and Plevlja All other nationwide restrictions remain in place.

Airlines & Transport

International flights are operating at Podgorica Airport (TGD) and Tivat Airport (TIV). International passenger rail services are suspended; international road and maritime borders are open, though delays are likely at entry points as border officials conduct required checks on arrivals.


Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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More Details

The beautiful country of Montenegro has reopened its borders for tourism as of June 1, 2020. In addition, it is now accepting international arrivals from more than 100+ countries!

Who Can Enter Montenegro?

Firstly, here's the list of countries that can enter Montenegro with no restrictions.


Are There Any Tests and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival in Montenegro?

If your country is not on the list above, you may still enter Montenegro but with a 14-day self-isolation.

On the other hand, here's the list of the countries that can travel to Montenegro with a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours:


In addition, as of August 14th, the government also said they will accept this type of test: Positive result for antibodies to new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) class IgG obtained by ELISA serological test.

Health Protocols and Safety Measures

Above all, wearing face masks is required on public transportation and in enclosed public places.

Public gatherings are allowed but limited to 40 people at outdoor venues and 20 people at indoor venues.

In addition, dining and drinking establishments must limit their operating capacities to four guests per table in outdoor areas and two guests per table in indoor areas.

What's Open in Montenegro?

  • Restaurants, cafes, and bars in Montenegro are open but under social distancing requirements.
  • Public transportation in Montenegro is operating but face masks is a must
  • Theatres and Cinemas
  • Gyms and Fitness Centres
  • Salons and Spas
  • Banks, Post Offices and Pharmacies
  • Casinos
  • Ports for yachters and cruisers
  • Shopping malls
  • Beaches and Swimming Areas
  • Most businesses and attractions in Montenegro are now open but under social distancing requirements.
  • Moreover, regulations may vary between regions.

For more information, check Montenegro on our live map.

Sources: Government of Montenegro | Montenegro Travel | Trips Guard


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Information for Non-Tourists

Authorities in Montenegro are easing COVID-19-related entry restrictions for Montenegrin citizens, as well as foreigners who have either temporary or permanent residency status in the country. 

Effective Sept. 4, such individuals may enter Montenegro from any neighboring country without restrictions, provided they stayed less than 48 hours in that country. Although these travelers will have full freedom of movement upon returning to Montenegro, they will be subject to health supervision, including daily symptom monitoring by a physician, for an unspecified period of time.

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