Visa to MontenegroThe Government of Montenegro has adopted the visa regime at the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, and in accordance with the Law on Foreigners, on the basis of which it adopted the Decree on the Visa Regime (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/2009, 61/11, 24/14, 30/14,10/15 and 19/15).
Holders of travel documents issued by the Organisation of the United Nations or its specialised agencies (Laissez-Passer) may enter the country, cross the territory, and reside in Montenegro up to 90 days without a visa.
Holders of travel documents issued by the EU Member-States, or the United States of America, or the Kingdom of Norway, or the Republic of Iceland, or the Swiss Confederation, or Canada, or the Commonwealth of Australia, or New Zealand, or Japan, or on the basis of the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, or the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, and holders of travel documents for foreigners – may enter the country, cross the territory, and reside in Montenegro up to 30 days without a visa. Nationals of states with whom bilateral agreements on lifting visas for diplomatic and official passports, or agreements on the conditions of travel have been concluded, may enter the country, cross the territory, and reside in Montenegro in accordance with the provisions of such agreements.
Holders of valid passports, diplomatic, or official passport, accredited with the Diplomatic Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro, or persons who have been issued a special type of ID card, may enter the country, cross the territory, and reside in Montenegro without visa.
Nationals of states not listed above, with whom no international agreement on entering, residing in, or crossing the territory of Montenegro has been concluded, may enter the country, cross the territory, and reside in Montenegro on the basis of a valid travel document containing a visa.
However, if holders of such passports hold a valid Schengen Visa, or a valid visa of the United States of America, or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or Ireland, or a residence permit for those countries, may enter Montenegro, stay in Montenegro, or cross its territory for up to 30 days, and no longer than the expiry of the visa, if the visa expires in less than 30 days.
Visas to enter Montenegro are issued by diplomatic and consular representations of Montenegro, whereas in the states where there are no diplomatic or consular representations of Montenegro the foreigners who require a visa to enter Montenegro may contact, based on the agreements concluded for the purposes of representation with the view to a more efficient and quicker process of obtaining a visa, the diplomatic and consular representations of the Republic of Serbia in:
Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Netherlands, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, South Africa, Canada, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Syria, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, and Zambia;
Diplomatic and consular representations of the Republic of Bulgaria in: Azerbaijan (Baku), Georgia (Tbilisi), Armenia (Yerevan), Moldova (Chisinau), and Kazakhstan (Astana);
Diplomatic and consular representations of the Republic of Croatia in: Australia (Consulates General in Melbourne and Perth), Chile (Santiago), and the United States of America (Consulate General in Los Angeles).