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Europe > Montenegro: Covid-19 and Travel

     
Montenegro

Present Situation


Total cases: 128 377

Active cases: 8 101

Recovered: 118 397

Deaths: 1 879

Vaccination count: 233 663

Current trend: Flattening

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test is required for some countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Allowed
The obligation to take the test does NOT apply to children up to the age of five.

Montenegrin citizens, foreigners who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro and citizens of the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Kosovo, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, entering Montenegro from those countries, as well as citizens of other countries have resided in those countries for a period of at least 15 days before entering Montenegro, may enter Montenegro without proof from the national digital COVID certificate, subject to health measures, in accordance with the health warning of the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

The health warning is available at all border crossings through which the entry into Montenegro is performed and is published on the website of the Ministry of Health and the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

Under these conditions, until August 24, 2021, Montenegrin citizens, foreigners who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro and citizens of EU member states, except the Republic of Croatia, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, Ukraine, may enter Montenegro. , The Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Swiss Confederation, the Republic of Moldova, the United States of America, Canada and the State of Israel, entering Montenegro from those countries, as well as citizens of other countries who are continuously resided in those states.

Montenegrin citizens and foreigners, except for persons who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro and citizens of the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Kosovo, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, who enter Montenegro from those countries, as well as citizens other countries that have resided continuously in those countries for a period of at least 15 days before entering Montenegro, may enter Montenegro through all border crossings, with one of the evidences from the national digital COVID certificate, as follows:

1) have been fully vaccinated with the prescribed number of doses of vaccine against the new coronavirus or the first dose of vaccine issued by an authorized health institution;

2) negative result of PCR test for new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which was issued by a registered laboratory and is not older than 72 hours;

3) a positive PCR test result for a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), issued by a registered laboratory and older than 14 days, and not older than 180 days from the date of issuance of the results of this test; or

4) negative result of a rapid antigen test for a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which was issued by a registered laboratory and is not older than 48 hours.

If they do not have this evidence, these persons can enter Montenegro, with the order of quarantine or self-isolation for 14 days, and self-isolation means staying in family accommodation or another facility, monitoring the health of that person and all members of his joint family household by the competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the decision of the sanitary inspection.

For these persons, self-isolation can be terminated after the expiration of six days of quarantine, ie self-isolation, with a negative result of the PCR test for the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which was issued by a registered laboratory.

Montenegrin citizens and foreigners, except for persons who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro and citizens of the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Kosovo, the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Northern Macedonia, who enter Montenegro from those countries, as well as citizens other countries that have continuously stayed in those countries for at least 15 days before entering Montenegro, may enter the ports of Montenegro by vessels, with one of the evidence from the national digital COVID certificate or with a negative result of PCR test for new coronavirus ( SARS-CoV-2), which was issued by a registered laboratory and was not older than 72 hours when boarding the vessel.

Within the framework of the agreement, the Governments of Hungary and the Government of Montenegro mutually accept and recognize the official certificates of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus. Persons who have not been vaccinated due to their age (under the age of 18) can enter the territory of Montenegro and Hungary without a test and quarantine, accompanied by family members who have a vaccination certificate.

Entry into Montenegro - special categories

In accordance with the recommendations of the European Commission, certain categories of persons necessary for the normal functioning of vital services and persons representing a clear economic interest are excluded from the above criteria:

-health workers (s), health researchers and scientists;
-persons who perform or provide transport of passengers and goods;
-diplomats accredited in Montenegro, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the performance of their functions;
-certain categories of passengers in transit;
-persons in need of international protection or coming to Montenegro for other humanitarian reasons (the principle of non-refoulement is respected);
-foreign seafarers in transit embarking or disembarking in the ports of Bar, Budva, Kotor, the Port of Kumbor-Portonovi and Tivat (Gat I and Gat II);
-foreigners who drive motor vehicles that transport goods, with special health surveillance measures.

Tests: Negative PCR test is required for some countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2021-09-21.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
Mandatory proper wearing of the mask indoors.

It is obligatory to wear the mask properly in an open space when it is not possible to maintain a physical distance of at least 2 m.

Mandatory physical distance in the open and indoors.

Public gatherings of more than 100 people are prohibited.

Businesses, including bars and catering facilities can operate subject to social distancing mandates.

For detailed information click here https://www.covidodgovor.me/me/opste-mjere

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 100 people banned.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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