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Laws and regulations
Visa is an approval that allows a foreigner to enter, stay and transit through the territory of Montenegro. The possession of a visa is not a guarantee of entry in Montenegro and other conditions for entering and staying of foreigners prescribed by the Foreign Nationals Law must also be met.The overview of visa regime for certain countries is available at the webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A foreigner is required to obtain a visa before entering Montenegro.
Visa is issued by the diplomatic or consular representative office of Montenegro. In countries where Montenegro does not have a diplomatic or consular representative office, a visa is issued by the diplomatic or consular representative offices of the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Croatia on the basis of concluded bilateral agreements with these countries on representation of interests and protection of Montenegrin citizens (more details could be found in the Decree on visa regime).
A foreigner shall submit a visa application personally in a special application form. In exceptional, justified cases, a foreigner does not have to apply for a visa personally, but does need to appear at the diplomatic or consular representative office.
For a foreigner who is minor, i.e. legally incapable, visa application shall be filed by a parent or his legal representative.
In addition to the visa application, depends on type of visa, the foreigner shall submit:
Types of visas
A visa that can be issued to a citizens of other countries is:
- Airport transit visa (visa A) may be issued to a foreigner for one or several transits through the airport international transit area, between internationals flights, without entry into the territory of Montenegro, with validity period of up to 3 months.
- Transit visa (visa B) may be issued for one, two or exceptionally several transits through the territory of Montenegro, with a validity period of up to 6 months. On the basis of a transit visa, a foreigner may stay in Montenegro for a period of up to 5 days.
- Short stay visa (visa C) may be issued for one, two or multiple entries into Montenegro for tourist, business, personal or other purposes and for continuous stay not exceed 90 days in the period of 6 months.- Long stay visa (visa D) may be issued to a foreigner intending to stay in the territory of Montenegro not more than one year continuously, counting from the date of first entry.
The Rulebook on Visas and Visa Forms
|Ministary of Foreign Affairs and European Integration |
Stanka Dragojevica 2
Tel.: + 382 20 241 334
Fax: + 382 20 247 607
Ministry of Interior Affairs and Public Administration
Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog 22
Tel.: +382 20 224 714
Fax. +382 20224 714