Montenegro (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: No
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 13.02.2021
1. Nationals and residents of Montenegro arriving from Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, India, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom or USA without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to self-isolation for 14 days.
2. Passengers arriving from Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, India, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom or USA must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Montenegro.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Entry to Montenegro is subject to restrictions depending on your country of residence and where you are traveling from. To see which countries are on the Green or Yellow list, the Government of Montenegro is regularly updating this page (http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/).
 

Lockdown Details

Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old, except on beaches and in national parks provided that people maintain social distancing of two metres. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.

Visiting people receiving treatment in healthcare institutions, people in social and childcare institutions, as well as people who are detained or serving a prison sentence remains banned. Funerals are to be conducted with immediate family only. Private gatherings, such as weddings, graduation ceremonies and birthdays, are prohibited.

Attendance at any public gatherings is limited to a maximum of 20 people indoors, or 40 people outdoors. A distance of at least 2 metres between attendees is required.

In the municipalities of Andrijevica, Berane and Nikšić, people are required to stay at home between 10pm and 5am the next day. Gathering in residential buildings is prohibited for people who are not members of the same household in these municipalities and in Rožaje.

All restaurants and cafes are closed in these four municipalities, excluding the work of catering facilities for hotel guests in which guests are accommodated. Their working hours are limited until 10pm or midnight, in other municipalities, depending of the number of active cases locally. There are also limits on the number of guests allowed in to sit at a table in restaurants, cafes and bars.

Religious gatherings outside in public spaces are prohibited. The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Gathering of citizens for political rallies is limited to a maximum of 100 people in open public places, and 50 people in closed public places.

Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Public and private schools and other educational institutions including kindergartens are suspended and the start of the school year is delayed until 1 October.

Access to private and public beaches is allowed. A distance of at least 2 metres between sunbeds / other beach occupants is required, unless visitors are members of the same family household.

The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/
 

Sources

http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co