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Airlines Updates
Published on 07.09.2021, Air Montenegro:

Air Montenegro upgrades Istanbul service

Published on 28.06.2021
Air Montenegro launches flights from Tivat to Bosnia’s Banja Luka
Source: https://seenews.com/news/air-montenegro-launches-flights-from-tivat-to-bosnias-banja-luka-745737
Published on 07.07.2021
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Published on 28.06.2021
Air Montenegro launches flights from Tivat to Bosnia’s Banja Luka
Source: https://seenews.com/news/air-montenegro-launches-flights-from-tivat-to-bosnias-banja-luka-745737
Published on 14.06.2021
Air Montenegro schedules Istanbul service
Source: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/06/air-montenegro-schedules-istanbul.html

Published on 12.08.2020
Montenegro Airlines August 2020 operations as of 11AUG20

08.06.2020 Montenegro Airlines last week outlined planned operation in June 2020, as the airline plans gradual service resumption from 12JUN20, initially operating service to Ljubljana. As of 05JUN20, planned operation for June as follows. Planed operation remains subject to change, pending on various travel restrictions.

Podgorica – Copenhagen eff 20JUN20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 27JUN20)
Podgorica – Dusseldorf eff 20JUN20 1 weekly
Podgorica – Frankfurt eff 14JUN20 2 weekly
Podgorica – Hannover eff 21JUN20 1 weekly
Podgorica – Ljubljana eff 12JUN20 3 weekly
Podgorica – Munich eff 21JUN20 1 weekly
Podgorica – Paris CDG eff 16JUN20 2 weekly
Podgorica – Vienna eff 15JUN20 3 weekly
Podgorica – Zurich eff 17JUN20 2 weekly

Published on 21.05.2020
Montenegro Airlines 01 – 14JUN20 operations as of 20MAY20

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Open for travel from Montenegro
Crossing Rules

Entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, India, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
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.

Entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in Andorra, Botswana, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, San Marino, Slovakia
Passengers arriving from Andorra, Botswana, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, San Marino or Slovakia must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.

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Movement restrictions

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 28 September 2020 to TBD

From 28/09/2020 restrictive measures are applied according to the infection rate in the municipality over 14 days:
For group 4 – there are national movement restrictions.
4. In the municipalities where the infection rate is higher than 1.200
– Curfew between 10pm and 5 am
– Restaurants, food services and hotels’ hospitality services are closed – except for the hotel guests
– Gatherings are banned, except for people belonging to the same household.
(group 4 – from 19/10/2020 the municipality of Žabljak)
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From 02/08/2020 mandatory self-isolation days reduced to 14 days (from 21 days) for people who have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case or are positive on COVID-19 themselves.
On 26/07/2020 all special measures applied in the Northern region (curfew and traffic bans) are revoked.
From 22/07/2020 curfew from 22:00 to 05:00 only in the municipality of Rozaje. Until the 30th of July, the road traffic to and from Rozaje is banned.
Until 21/07/2020 – curfew from 18:00 to 05:00 in municipalities of Rozaje and Gusinje.
From 16/07/2020 – 02/08/2020 mandatory self-isolation days extended from 14 days to 21 days for people who have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case or are positive on COVID-19 themselves.
From 07/07/2020 – in the whole country masks are mandatory. Not more than 2 people (except when from the same household) are allowed to move and gather in public areas. Not more than 2 people are allowed to be in the same car.
From 01/07/2020 – for municipalities of Rozaje, Berane, Bijelo Polje and Gusinje adoption of measures to tackle the higher epidemiological risk. Not more than 2 people (except when from the same household) are allowed to move and gather in public areas. Masks are mandatory.
Since 01/07/2020 – temporarily suspension of passengers traffic to and from the municipality of Rozaje given the high epidemiological risk.
Since 18/06/2020 – mandatory masks in all closed public spaces and in transportation.
Since 15/05/2020 – end of curfew measures and beginning of total normalization of traffic within the borders of Montenegro. Trains and public transport will start operating withing the national borders since 18/05/2020.
Since 11/05/2020 travelling (including by local public transport and boats) is free between municipalities within the same region (coastal, central and northern region).
Since 04/05/2020 Taxi and local public transport start to operate only in areas where no covid-19 cases were registered.
22/04/2020 first decisions on easing the measures: New curfew set from 11 pm to 5 am the following day (22/04/2020-15/05/2020); individual sports activities on public surface allowed as long as distancing is respected (since 22/04/2020); municipality of Tuzi no longer in lockdown and general provisions apply (since 22/04/2020).
25/03/2020 – 21/04/2020 the entire municipality of Tuzi is under lockdown. 14/04/2020- 21/04/2020 easing of lockdown for Tuzi as the citizens are prohibited from leaving the house from 3pm to 5am the following day and are also prohibited to leave the municipality. Since 04/04 lockdown for the entire neighborhood of Podgorica – Vrela Ribnicka. All public transport services by bus, vans and trains suspended. Taxi service suspended (Taxi suspension from the 18/3/2020- 04/05/2020). Mandatory quarantine for people who have been in contact with positive COVID cases and/or are coming from areas with high number of COVID cases (since 13/03/2020). Recommendation for people above 65+ yeras of age and people with chronic diseases not to leave their home. Old Curfew hours Monday to Friday from 7pm – 5am, Saturday from 1pm -5am and Sunday entire day until and all outdoor sports and recreational actiities are prohibited (from 30/03/2020-21/04/2020). Old Sunday curfew reduced to 11am sunday to-5am Monday (from 09/04/2020-21/04/2020). Only one person (+ a child under 12 years of age or child with special needs of any age) can be present in public areas & any presence on beaches is banned (since 09/04/2020). Special rules for construction sites issued (since 09/04/2020).

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 21 June 2020 to TBD

03/09/2020 overall update on international movement restrictions.
GREEN LIST OF COUNTRIES – entering MNE allowed if 1) the person resides in one of the countries from the list or as resided for at least 15 days prior to entering the MNE; 2) the person did not reside in a country that is not in the green least in the 15 days prior to entering the MNE; 3) the person did not travel to a country that is not in the green list, with the exception of transit.
Green countries are: EU-27 Mss; Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bielorussia, Brunei, Fiji, the Philippines, Georgia, Indonesia, Island, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Lichtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Norwey, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad andTobago, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

YELLOW LIST OF COUNTRIES – entering MNE allowed with a negative test for SARS-CoV-2 not older than 72 hours or a positive IgG test obtained via ELISA sierological testing or a negative IgM test not older than 72 hours. Tests are not requested for children below 5 years of age.
In case of MNE citizens or foreigners with MNE’s residence permit coming from a country listed as ‘yellow’, the test is not mandatory, but they are put under the surveillance which allows free movement and daily monitoring of symptoms and reporting to the doctor until the date determined by the sanitary inspection.
Yellow countries are: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, Seychelles, Singapore, USA, North Macedonia and Serbia.

OTHER COUNTIES: There is a ban on entering MNE from countries that are not in the green or yellow list, with the exception MNE citizens and foreigners with MNE’s residence permit to whom the measure of mandatory isolation of 14 days upon entering is applied.
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From 15/08/2020 – nationals of the USA, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, North Macedonia as well as MNE nationals that have resided in one of these countries can enter MNE under conditions that they have with a negative PCR or ELISA test not older than 72 hours before entering MNE and that in 15 days previous to their entry they did not reside in one of the countries for which the entry ban to MNE is valid. Children under age of 5 are exempted from taking the PCR or ELISA test.
From 03/08/2020 – nationals of Russian Federation and Azerbaijan can enter MNE without restrictions
From 07/07/2020 – MNE nationals entering from Serbia have to go stay in a mandatory quarantine of 14 days.
From 01/07/2020 – passengers from EU countries allowed to enter MNE without any restrictions.
From 21/06/2020 – passengers from the following countries are not allowed to enter MNE: UK, Spain, Portugal, Serbia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Bielorussia and Sweden.
From 21/06/2020 – passengers entering MNE from, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Romania, Italia and Ukraine have to have a negative test on Covid-19 taken max 48h before the entrance.
From 01/06/2020 opening of all borders.
For travellers (nationals and foreigners) coming from the countries where the rate of Covid-19 infection is HIGHER than 25 per 100,000 inhabitants are obliged to stay in quarantine for 14 days. The quarantine measure ends after 14 days if the test on Covid-19 is negative.
For travellers (nationals and foreigners) coming from countries where the rate of Covid-19 infection is LOWER than 25 per 100,000 inhabitants no quarantine measures are imposed.

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24/04/2020 decision on easing the measures: Ports of Bar, Budva, Kotor, Luka Kumbor – Portonovi and Tivat open to international traffic. Foreign vessels and crews will have to undergo a 28 self-isolation period in the port.
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15/01/2020 MNE issued first set of recommendations regarding safety measures for international traffic.
07/02/2020 first suspect case of Covid-19 – a Montenegrin passenger flying in from China
Since 24/03/2020 International passengers movements total ban, except for the citizens of Montenegro and foreigners permanently residing in Montenegro.
17/03/2020 formed task force for repatriation of MNE citizens. Since 17/03-18/04: total of 9.562 MNE citizens entered the country and 16.036 foreigners left the country.

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Flight Restrictions
Published on 03.12.2021

1. Passengers must have: - a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or - a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen
test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or - a positive COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result issued at least 10 days and at most 180 days before arrival and a recovery
certificate; or - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at most 6 months before arrival. - This does not apply to: - nationals and residents of
Montenegro; - passengers younger than 18 years; - passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary showing that they were fully vaccinated at most 6 months
before arrival.

2. Nationals and residents of Montenegro without one of the following documents are subject to self-isolation for 10 days: - a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72
hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or - a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or - a positive COVID-19 antigen
or PCR test result issued at least 10 days and at most 180 days before arrival and a recovery certificate; or - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully
vaccinated at most 6 months before arrival. - This does not apply to: - passengers younger than 18 years; - passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary
showing that they were fully vaccinated at most 6 months before arrival.

Published on 11.10.2021

1. Passengers must have: - a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or - a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen
test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or - a positive COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result issued at least 10 days and at most 180 days before arrival and a recovery
certificate; or - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. - This does not apply to: - nationals and residents of Montenegro; - passengers
younger than 18 years; - passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary.

2. Nationals and residents of Montenegro without one of the following documents are subject to self-isolation for 10 days: - a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72
hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or - a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or - a positive COVID-19 antigen
or PCR test result issued at least 10 days and at most 180 days before arrival and a recovery certificate; or - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully
vaccinated. - This does not apply to: - passengers younger than 18 years; - passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary.

published 27.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to passengers arriving from Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, North Macedonia (Rep.), Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore or USA.
– This does not apply to passengers arriving from Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Passengers are not allowed to enter if in the past 15 days they have been to any country other than Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Passengers who in the past 15 days have been to Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, North Macedonia (Rep.), Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore or USA must have:
– a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival; or
– a negative antibody serologic test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival; or
– a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) issued at most 72 hours before arrival.
— This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.

Quarantine

Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to PCR.
Foreign nationals with temporary or permanent residence permits arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. Self-isolation means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 3 from entry with a negative PCR test.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.
From 13 January British citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
• a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
• negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission, taken within 48 hours of arrival
• a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 10 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
• proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier. (See ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’).
Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.

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Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2022-01-14
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 644531
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 708
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 102.62
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 1127

Proof of vaccination is only valid for entry if it is issued by a registered health institution and shows you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier.

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Shop and Events

Non-essential shops closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 28 September 2020 to TBD

From 28/09/2020 restrictive measures are applied according to the infection rate in the municipality over 14 days:
1. in municipalities where the infection rate is below 400
– no additional restrictive measures. Applicable only nation wide epidemiological measures.
2. in the municipalities where the infection rate is between 400 and 799
– Restaurants and food services have to close by 10pm
– Restaurants’ and food services’ tables can host up to 2 persons
– Restaurants and food services have to respect the distance between tables of at least 1m
(group 3 – from 19/10/2020 applicable to 6 municipalities)
3. in the municipalities where the infection rate is between 800 and 1.199
– Restaurants, food services and hotels’ hospitality services are closed – except for the hotel guests
– Gatherings are banned, except for people belonging to the same household.
(group 3 – from 19/10/2020 applicable to municipalities of Ulcinj, Cetinje, Budba, Kolasin)
4. In the municipalities where the infection rate is higher than 1.200
– Curfew between 10pm and 5 am
– Restaurants, food services and hotels’ hospitality services are closed – except for the hotel guests
– Gatherings are banned, except for people belonging to the same household.
(group 4 – from 19/10/2020 the municipality of Žabljak)
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From 26/07/2020 – hospitality businesses in entire MNE can be opened from 06:00 do 24:00 respecting strict safety measures. From 15/08/2020 te closure is extended to 01:00 AM
From 26/07/2020 – Gyms and fitness centers in entire MNE can host up to max 20 people., one person per 10 m².
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From 21/07/2020-26/07/2020 – hospitality businesses can be opened from 06:00 do 22:00 in Nikšić, Danilovgrad, Tuzi, Kolašin, Mojkovac, Žabljak, Šavnik Plužine, Andrijevica, Plav, Gusinje, Podgorica and Cetinje.
From 17/07/2020 (measure extended until the 30/07/2020) – for the capital city Podgorica, hospitality businesses have to take extra safety measures to ensure distancing and regular sanification. Gyms and fitness centers can host up to max 20 people. From 19/07/2020 the same measures extended to municipality of Cetinje and Niksic. From 21/07/2020 measures extended to Plužine, Žabljak, Šavnik, Danilovgrad, Tuzi, Kolašin, Mojkovac, Andrijevica, Plav i Gusinje.
From 0707/2020 – the northern region (municipalities Pljevlja, Bijelo Polje, Berane, Petnjica, Andrijevica, Rožaje, Plav and Gusinje)all hospitality businesses close for a week.
From 0707/2020 – the closing hour of all bars, restaurants and hospitality businesses set at 24:00 the latest every day for entire country.
From 01/07/2020 – Disco and night clubs are temporarily closed. Given the high epidemiological risk in the municipality of Rozaje all hospitality businesses are closed.
From 01/06/2020 – Disco clubs, cinemas & theaters can open
Since 18/05/2020 – beaches, hospitality businesses and shopping molls can open ensuring all safety measures.
Since 04/05/2020 – All shops, hairdressers and beauty salons, gyms an fitness centres, bookstores, dentists, rent-a-car, driving school and betting shops are open and have to comply with procedures set by the government to ensure the safety of workers and customers.

Since 22/04/2020 – 04/05/2020 essential shops can be open only between 7 am and 10 pm.

Events stop: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 28 September 2020 to TBD

From 28/09/2020 restrictive measures are applied according to the infection rate in the municipality over 14 days:
1. in municipalities where the infection rate is below 400
– no additional restrictive measures. Applicable only nation wide epidemiological measures.
2. in the municipalities where the infection rate is between 400 and 799
– Restaurants and food services have to close by 10pm
– Restaurants and food services’ tables can host up to 2 persons
– Restaurants and food services have to respect the distance between tables of at least 1m
(group 3 – from 19/10/2020 applicable to 6 municipalities)
3. in the municipalities where the infection rate is between 800 and 1.199
– Restaurants, food services and hotels’ hospitality services are closed – except for the hotel guests
– Gatherings are banned, except for people belonging to the same household.
(group 3 – from 19/10/2020 applicable to municipalities of Ulcinj, Cetinje, Budba, Kolasin)
4. In the municipalities where the infection rate is higher than 1.200
– Curfew between 10pm and 5 am
– Restaurants, food services and hotels’ hospitality services are closed – except for the hotel guests
– Gatherings are banned, except for people belonging to the same household.
(group 4 – from 19/10/2020 the municipality of Žabljak)
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From 01/09/2020 – outdoor gatherings of max 100 people allowed. indoor gatherings of max 50 people allowed.
From 21/07/2020 – 30/08/2020 limitation extended to the whole country: max 40 people can gather outdoors, and max 20 people indoors. All weddings and other private celebrations are banned.
From 17/07/2020 (measure adopted for 1 week) – for the capital city Podgorica, max 40 people can gather outdoors, and max 20 people indoors. Masks and distancing mandatory. From 19/07/2020 the same measures extended to municipality of Cetinje and Niksic.
From 01/07/2020 (measure extended to 22/07/2020)- municipalities of Rozaje, Berane, Bijelo Polje and Gusinje adoption of measures to tackle the higher epidemiological risk. All gathering on public spaces are banned.
From 01/07/2020 – all private gatherings, ie weddings, birthdays and other private celebrations are banned.
From 01/06/2020 – events with up to 200 participants are allowed (both indoor and outdoor)
From 11/05/2020 – religious ceremonious can take place, but the public must respect distancing measures and wear masks.
From 30/05/2020 sports events can take place without the audience. Since 6/5/2020 individual sports training can start and from 18/5/2020 collective sports.
22/03/2020-11/05/2020 public attendance of religious ceremonies is prohibited (over the weekend 1350 people attended religious ceremonies which prompted this specific ban)

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Schools/Univercity closure

Schools/Univ. closure: Open

Restrictive measures mandatory between 01 October 2020 to TBD

Schools open – but in municipalities where the infection rate is higher than 1.200 the distance learning will be activated.

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09/09/2020 – confirmed opening of the nurseries and schools from the 1st October 2020.
Studentsattending from the 1-6th year of elementary school and students attending the 1st grade of high school will attend physically, The rest of the students will attend online, with physical consultations in school every 15 days. All the tests, for all students, will be done exclusively in schools. Classrooms can host up to a maximum of 15 students.

On the 18/08/2020 – it was announced that nurseries and schools will start the year on the 1st October 2020.
From 07/7/2020 – nurseries in the whole country closed.
From 01/07/2020 – for municipalities of Rozaje, Berane, Bijelo Polje and Gusinje adoption of measures to tackle the higher epidemiological risk. Nurseries closed in these municipalities.
From 01/06/2020 – Nursery can open.
Pupils and students will not go back physically to schools and universities until the end of the 2019/2020 academic year. Distance learning solutions adopted .

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Other

Other: open/confirmed

Restrictive measures mandatory between to TBD

– on 17/09/2020 the Gov. announced that their strategy is to will focus on enhancing the correct application of protective measures (mainly through inspections), rather than introducing new restrictive measures.
– from 21/07/2020 Masks are mandatory in open and closed spaces in the whole country.
– from 06/06/2020 – 07/07/2020 masks not mandatory in public except in health care facilities, child and elderly care facilities and in public transports.
– on 02/06/2020 Gov.ment declare the end of epidemics in the country
– Since 24/5/2020 No active cases of Covid-19 in MNE.
-Names of people in mandatory quarantine will be made public. This measure was adopted because too many people have been violating the quarantine measure. Ombudsman started collecting information in order to evaluate the legitimacy of such measure (02/04/2020). Consitutional court declared illegitimite the publication of names of people in quarantine.
-10/02/2020 MNE first national strategy against Covid-19
-21/04/2020 in MNE there are 96 measures and 12 recommendations related to Covid-19 emergency in force.

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Full Restrictions

  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 13 January British citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission, taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 10 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier. (See ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’).
    Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose (including booster doses) must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with temporary or permanent residence permits arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. Self-isolation means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 3 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers. Visits to people in social and child protection institutions are banned from 30 December, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, gyms, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), for religious events held in churches, cathedrals and other sacred indoor spaces, as well as for all sporting and cultural events held both outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and other private gatherings are not allowed.
    Children’s playrooms are closed.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to 10pm. Night clubs are closed.
    Funerals are allowed but no more than 10 people can attend, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website
    and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website< /a> . The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for at least 7 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    12.01.2022
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can only enter Montenegro with both a negative coronavirus test (either PCR or rapid antigen) and proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus. Coronavirus tests must either be a PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival or a negative rapid antigen recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival.
    Proof of vaccination is only valid for entry if it is issued by a registered health institution and shows you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier. (See ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’).
    Proof of recovery from COVID-19 can be demonstrated by a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 10 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test.
    Travellers with only a negative coronavirus test are no longer able to enter Montenegro. The only exceptions to this are for Montenegrin nationals or those who have Montenegrin residency, who will be required to self-isolate for 10 days if they cannot provide proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus. Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose (including booster doses) must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with temporary or permanent residence permits arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. Self-isolation means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 3 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and family members. Visits to people in social and child protection institutions are banned from 30 December, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), for religious events held in churches, cathedrals and other sacred indoor spaces, as well as for all sporting and cultural events held both outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and other private gatherings are not allowed.
    Children’s playrooms are closed.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to 10pm. Night clubs are closed.
    Funerals are allowed but no more than 10 people can attend, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for at least 7 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    11.01.2022
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can only enter Montenegro with both a negative coronavirus test (either PCR or rapid antigen) and proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus. Coronavirus tests must either be a PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival or a negative rapid antigen recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival.
    Proof of vaccination is only valid for entry if it is issued by a registered health institution and shows you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier. (See ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’).
    Proof of recovery from COVID-19 can be demonstrated by a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 10 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test.
    Travellers with only a negative coronavirus test are no longer able to enter Montenegro. The only exceptions to this are for Montenegrin nationals or those who have Montenegrin residency, who will be required to self-isolate for 10 days if they cannot provide proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus. Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose (including booster doses) must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with temporary or permanent residence permits arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. Self-isolation means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 3 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and family members. Visits to people in social and child protection institutions are banned from 30 December, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), for religious events held in churches, cathedrals and other sacred indoor spaces, as well as for all sporting and cultural events held both outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and other private gatherings are not allowed. Public gatherings held in indoor spaces such as political, scientific, official and other types of gatherings are forbidden. Gyms and children’s playrooms are closed.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to 10pm. There is an exception to this for the night of 31 December, when they will be allowed to work until 1am on 1 January. Night clubs are closed.
    Funerals are allowed but no more than 10 people can attend, and no condolence gatherings are allowed. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household. People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health .
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    05.01.2022
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Up until 11:59pm on 1 January 2022 foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission, taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier.
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    From midnight 2 January 2022 onwards in order to enter Montenegro travellers will need both a negative coronavirus test (either PCR or rapid antigen) and proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus.
    Travellers with only a negative coronavirus test will no longer be able to enter Montenegro. The only exceptions to this are for Montenegrin nationals or those who have Montenegrin residency, who will be required to self-isolate for 10 days if they cannot provide proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. This means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and family members. Visits to people in social and child protection institutions are banned from 30 December, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), for religious events held in churches, cathedrals and other sacred indoor spaces, as well as for all sporting and cultural events held both outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and other private gatherings are not allowed. Public gatherings held in indoor spaces such as political, scientific, official and other types of gatherings are forbidden. Gyms and children’s playrooms are closed.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to 10pm. There is an exception to this for the night of 31 December, when they will be allowed to work until 1am on 1 January. Night clubs are closed.
    Funerals are allowed but no more than 10 people can attend, and no condolence gatherings are allowed. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household. People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health .
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    31.12.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Up until 11:59pm on 1 January 2022 foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission, taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier.
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    From midnight 2 January 2022 onwards in order to enter Montenegro travellers will need both a negative coronavirus test (either PCR or rapid antigen) and proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus.
    Travellers with only a negative coronavirus test will no longer be able to enter Montenegro. The only exceptions to this are for Montenegrin nationals or those who have Montenegrin residency, who will be required to self-isolate for 10 days if they cannot provide proof of vaccination or recovery from coronavirus.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. This means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro .
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers. Visits to people in social and child protection institutions are banned from 30 December, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), for religious events held in churches, cathedrals and other sacred indoor spaces, as well as for all sporting and cultural events held both outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays and other private gatherings are not allowed.. Public gatherings held in indoor spaces such as political, scientific, official and other types of gatherings are forbidden.
    Gyms and children’s playrooms are closed.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to 10pm. There is an exception to this for the night of 31 December, when they will be allowed to work until 1am on 1 January. Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website . The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 10 days in your current accommodation where possible. A healthcare worker and a sanitary inspector will contact you using the phone number or email address you used for your COVID-19 test. The local authorities will inform the manager or owner of your accommodation of the need for you to self-isolate and advise them of the measures they will need to take. If you are unable to stay in your accommodation or find an alternative, local authorities will advise on where you can self-isolate. You will have to cover the costs of your accommodation, but SARS-CoV-2 medical treatment at state hospitals in Montenegro will be provided free of charge to all registered foreign tourists.These measures apply to both children and adults. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence.

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    29.12.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission , taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including with a booster dose if your vaccination was more than 6 months earlier.
    Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept the letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel. Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals arriving without a valid test or proof of vaccination can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 10 days. This means staying at the family accommodation or other facility, with monitoring of the health condition of that person, as well as all members of his/her family household by a competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the Decision of the Sanitary Inspection. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), and for all sporting and cultural events held outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose if your vaccination was more than six months ago.
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Gatherings for indoor celebrations such as weddings, birthdays or New Year celebrations are only allowed for up to50 persons, in a venue with enough space for at least 4m2 per each person. All staff and guests at such events must have proof of vaccination or a negative test as above.
    Cafes, bars, restaurants and other hospitality businesses are only allowed to open from 7am to midnight. This restriction will not apply to the nights of 24, 25 and 31 December 2021 and 1, 2, 6 and 7 January 2022.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household. People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health

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    23.12.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: *Entry to Montenegro: British citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’)
    Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept letter version of proof of COVID-19 vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. They may not accept digital proof. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered not earlier than 6 months prior to travel.
    Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination. Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    British nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), and for all sporting and cultural events held outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Gatherings for private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays or New Year celebrations are not allowed (both outdoors and indoors). Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces are forbidden. Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household. People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the
    Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialized COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    02.12.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’)
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept a printed version of the letter showing proof of vaccination. Montenegro may not accept digital proof. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test. British nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, and cultural venues (theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, etc), and for all sporting and cultural events held outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 10 days since the test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Gatherings for private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays or New Year celebrations are not allowed (both outdoors and indoors).
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces are forbidden.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    People are recommended to avoid gatherings involving separate households.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise, flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    01.12.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’)
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept a printed version of the letter showing proof of vaccination. Montenegro may not accept digital proof. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test. British nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, cultural venues and all sporting and cultural events held outdoors or indoors, requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a gap of at least 14 days since the second dose (or the first, if it is a one dose vaccine)
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 14 days since the test).
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    From 15 November, gatherings for private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are not allowed (both outdoors and indoors).
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces are forbidden.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website
    and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    12.11.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’)
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept a printed version of the letter showing proof of vaccination. Montenegro may not accept digital proof. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test. British nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, shopping centres and some large shops, office buildings, nightclubs and sporting and cultural venues requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a gap of at least 14 days since the second dose (or the first, if it is a one dose vaccine)
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 14 days since the test).
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are allowed (both outdoors and indoors) with a limit of 50 people. Each person present must be able to provide one of the above.
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces are forbidden.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.

    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website
    and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    07.10.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of arrival
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test, which is older than 14 days and not older than 180 days since the day of the test, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’)
    • Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Montenegro will accept a printed version of the letter showing proof of vaccination. Montenegro may not accept digital proof. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test. British nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about
    restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures. Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, shopping centres and some large shops, office buildings, nightclubs and sporting and cultural venues requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a gap of at least 14 days since the second dose (or the first, if it is a one dose vaccine)
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (result of a positive PCR or a rapid antigen test with a gap of at least 14 days since the test).
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old, or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are allowed (both outdoors and indoors) with a limit of 50 people. Each person present must be able to provide one of the above. Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces are forbidden. Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the
    Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the
    COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the
    website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    29.09.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    • a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission issued by an authorised laboratory and taken within 48 hours of the time of entering Montenegro
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test issued by a registered laboratory, which is older than 14 days and not older than 90 days from the day of arrival at the Montenegrin border, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19 infection
    • proof of having received either one or two doses of a vaccine against COVID-19
    Children under the age of 18 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status
    Montenegro will accept a printed version of the letter showing proof of vaccinatio. Montenegro will not accept digital proof. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, nightclubs, sporting events, theatres, galleries, and museums requires one of the following:
    • proof you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a gap of at least 14 days since the second dose (or the first, if it is a one dose vaccine)
    • proof you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days (this must be at least 14 days after the positive PCR or rapid antigen test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old
    • a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are allowed in indoor spaces but with a limit of 100 people. Each person present must be able to provide one of the above.
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces is forbidden.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    13.09.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission
    issued by an authorised laboratory and taken within 48 hours of the time of entering Montenegro
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test issued by a registered laboratory, which is older than 14 days and not older than 90 days from the day of arrival at the Montenegrin border, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19 infection
    • proof of having received either one or two doses of a vaccine against COVID-19
    • Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals entering Montenegro from: Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia who have permanent or temporary residence in these countries or have stayed in these countries for minimum of 15 days prior to entering Montenegro, may enter Montenegro without a test or proof of vaccination. British nationals with Montenegrin residence permits entering Montenegro from other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, sporting events, theatres, galleries, and museums requires proof of one of the following:
    • having received either one or two doses of a vaccine against COVID-19
    • recovery from coronavirus (within no more than 180 and no less than 14 days from a positive PCR or rapid antigen test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old
    • a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are allowed in catering facilities, with one of these proofs required for each attendee.
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces is forbidden.
    Covid measures including masks and social distancing should be respected.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    07.09.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Foreign citizens can enter Montenegro across all border crossings with at least one of the following:
    • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission
    issued by an authorised laboratory and taken within 48 hours of the time of entering Montenegro
    • a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test issued by a registered laboratory, which is older than 14 days and not older than 90 days from the day of arrival at the Montenegrin border, demonstrating recovery from COVID-19 infection
    • proof of having received either one or two doses of a vaccine against COVID-19
    • Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: Foreign nationals entering Montenegro from: Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia who have permanent or temporary residence in these countries or have stayed in these countries for minimum of 15 days prior to entering Montenegro, may enter Montenegro without a test or proof of vaccination. British nationals with Montenegrin residence permits entering Montenegro from other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. That period can be shortened on day 6 from entry with a negative PCR test.
    Foreign nationals can enter via ports of Montenegro by sea with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding the vessel on which they arrive.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information.

    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, sporting events, theatres, galleries, and museums requires proof of one of the following:
    • having received either one or two doses of a vaccine against COVID-19
    • recovery from coronavirus (within no more than 180 and no less than 14 days from a positive PCR or rapid antigen test)
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old
    • a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old
    Private celebrations such as weddings or birthdays are allowed in catering facilities, with one of these proofs required for each attendee.
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces is forbidden.
    Covid measures including masks and social distancing should be respected.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, unless they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised
    COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the
    website for the Institute of Public Health.
    If you test positive for COVID-19 you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days in your current accommodation where possible. A healthcare worker and a sanitary inspector will contact you using the phone number or email address you used for your COVID-19 test. The local authorities will inform the manager or owner of your accommodation of the need for you to self-isolate and advise them of the measures they will need to take. If you are unable to stay in your accommodation or find an alternative, local authorities will advise on where you can self-isolate. You will have to cover the costs of your accommodation, but SARS-CoV-2 medical treatment at state hospitals in Montenegro will be provided free of charge to all registered foreign tourists. These measures apply to both children and adults.
    Violation of these measures is a criminal offence.

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    25.08.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro If you’re travelling from the UK, you will need: a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel; or
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of travel; or
    • a positive serology test on IgG antibodies not older than 30 days from a registered laboratory; or
    • proof of being fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival.
    Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: You do not need a test or proof of vaccination if you have only been in the following countries in the past 15:
    • European Union member states, Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, Switzerland, Moldova, Norway, Kazakhstan, USA or Canada.
    foreigner nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    **Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. These measures may change at short notice either at national or at local level. You should check local guidance for further information and details about restrictions in Montenegro.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, sporting events, theatres, galleries, and museums requires proof of either:
    • vaccination against coronavirus;
    • recovery from coronavirus (within no more than 180 and no less than 14 days from the positive COVID test);
    • a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old; or
    • a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old.
    Private celebrations, like weddings or birthdays are allowed to be organised in catering facilities, with one of these proof requirements for each attendee.
    Gatherings of more than 50 adults in open public spaces is forbidden.
    Covid measures including masks and social distancing should be respected.
    Funerals can be conducted with no more than 10 people present, and no condolence gatherings are allowed.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on theMontenegrin government website and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19 you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days in your current accommodation where possible. A healthcare worker and a sanitary inspector will contact you using the phone number or email address you used for your COVID-19 test. The local authorities will inform the manager or owner of your accommodation of the need for you to self-isolate and advise them of the measures they will need to take. If you are unable to stay in your accommodation or find an alternative, local authorities will advise on where you can self-isolate. You will have to cover the costs of your accommodation, but SARS-CoV-2 medical treatment at state hospitals in Montenegro will be provided free of charge to all registered foreign tourists. These measures apply to both children and adults.

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    20.08.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro If you’re travelling from the UK, you will need: a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel; or
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of travel; or
    • a positive serology test on IgG antibodies not older than 30 days from a registered laboratory; or
    • proof of being fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival.
    Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: You do not need a test or proof of vaccination if you have only been in the following countries in the past 15:
    • European Union member states, Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, Switzerland, Moldova, Norway, Kazakhstan, USA or Canada.
    foreigner nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    From 30 July entry to indoor spaces in cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and sporting events will require proof either of vaccination against coronavirus, recovery from coronavirus, a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old or a negative rapid antigen test less than 48 hours old. The British Embassy is currently seeking information from the local authorities on acceptable forms of documentation to prove vaccination status.
    Other gatherings and mass participation events must be held in line with guidance set out by the Institute of Public Health (available here), which includes limits on number of attendees and requirements for social distancing.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website
    and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
    If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    30.07.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro If you’re travelling from the UK, you will need: a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel; or
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of travel; or
    • a positive serology test on IgG antibodies not older than 30 days from a registered laboratory; or
    • proof of being fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival.
    Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: You do not need a test or proof of vaccination if you have only been in the following countries in the past 15:
    • European Union member states, Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, Switzerland, Moldova, Norway, Kazakhstan, USA or Canada.
    foreigner nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Nightclubs are closed and music festivals are banned until 2 August. From 2 August you will need to have proof of vaccination against coronavirus, a negative PCR test, or proof that you have recovered from coronavirus within the last 180 days to enter.
    Other gatherings and mass participation events must be held in line with guidance set out by the Institute of Public Health (available here), which includes limits on number of attendees and requirements for social distancing.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in English on the Montenegrin government website
    and in Montenegrin at the specialised COVID response website. The latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
    If you test positive for COVID-19 while in Montenegro you and your contacts will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There is further information on this process in the Healthcare section below.

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    26.07.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro If you’re travelling from the UK, you will need: a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel; or
    a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission taken within 48 hours of travel; or
    • a positive serology test on IgG antibodies not older than 30 days from a registered laboratory; or
    • proof of being fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival.
    Children under the age of 5 do not require a test or proof of vaccination.
    *Exemptions to providing a test or proof of vaccination: You do not need a test or proof of vaccination if you have only been in the following countries in the past 15:
    • European Union member states, Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, Switzerland, Moldova, Norway, Kazakhstan, USA or Canada.
    foreigner nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    *Land border crossings: Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Gatherings and mass participation events must be held in line with guidance set out by the Institute of Public Health (available here), which includes limits on number of attendees and requirements for social distancing.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    07.07.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: To enter Montenegro, visitors travelling from the UK require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel, a negative rapid antigen test recognised by the European Commission (a list is available here) taken within 48 hours of travel, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies not older than 30 days from a registered laboratory. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test.
    The requirement for a test applies to those travelling from all countries except European Union member states, Israel, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia. People who have spent at least 15 days in those countries before travelling to Montenegro do not require a test.
    British nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health.
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in indoor public spaces throughout Montenegro, and outdoors where it is not possible to keep a physical distance of at least 2 metres. Children 5 years old and younger are exempt from this requirement. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions remains banned. Visits to those in custody or serving prison sentences are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members. Visits to persons accommodated in social and child protection institutions are allowed, in accordance with the current epidemiological measures.
    Gatherings and mass participation events must be held in line with guidance set out by the Institute of Public Health (available here), which includes limits on number of attendees and requirements for social distancing.
    Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    24.06.2021
  • Montenegro 1. Nationals and residents of Montenegro without: – a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or – a negative
    COVID-19 rapid antigen test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or – a positive serological -IgG antibodies test result issued at most 30 days before arrival; or – a
    positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival and a recovery certificate specifying that the passenger is not contagious; or – a
    COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. This does not apply to: –
    passengers younger than 5 years; – passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary, and their accompanying minors younger than 18 years; – passengers who in
    the past 15 days have only been in Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,
    Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway,
    Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain Sweden, Switzerland or Ukraine.

    2. Passengers must have: – a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or – a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen
    test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; or – a positive serological -IgG antibodies test result issued at most 30 days before arrival; or – a positive COVID-19 PCR test
    result issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival and a recovery certificate specifying that the passenger is not contagious; or – a COVID-19 vaccination
    certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. This does not apply to: – nationals and residents of Montenegro; – passengers younger than 5
    years; – passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Hungary, and their accompanying minors younger than 18 years; – passengers who in the past 15 days have only
    been in Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.),
    Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian
    Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain Sweden, Switzerland or Ukraine.

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    22.06.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from most countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    Foreign nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, or non-residents who have spent at least 15 days in these countries, continuously are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination.
    Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health .
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: Several restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000. Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members of those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Only immediate family members can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people. Gatherings of more than 20 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance and be compliant with regulations set out by the Institute of Public Health. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity). Sport events can take place, but without spectators.
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are allowed to open between 7am and 11pm. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    17.05.2021
  • Montenegro Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from most countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    Foreign nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, or non-residents who have spent at least 15 days in these countries, continuously are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination.
    Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health .
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members of those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Only immediate family members can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity). Sport events can take place, but without spectators.
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between midnight and 5am is banned except on Saturdays.
    Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 11pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. In the municipality of Andrijevica this travel ban also applies to weekdays. There are exemptions for those who need to travel for work or healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors, or flight tickets will be requested to prove this.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are allowed to open between 7am and 11pm. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website
    and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    06.05.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from most countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    Foreign nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, or non-residents who have spent at least 15 days in these countries, continuously are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination.
    Foreign nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health .
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000. Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members of those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Only immediate family members can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity). Sport events can take place, but without spectators.
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between midnight and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 11pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. In the municipalities of Andrijevica, Pljevlja and Savnik this travel ban applies on weekdays and at weekends. Travel is banned to and from these municipalities at all times, with exemptions for those required to leave home and travel for work or healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are allowed to open between 7am and 11pm, except in the municipalities of Andrijevica, Pljevlja, and Savnik where, customers in cafes and restaurants can only be served outdoors with a limit of 2 customers per table. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19. The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    27.04.2021
  • Montenegro Montenegro on Tuesday announced the lifting of all restrictive measures on visits to the country this season for citizens of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, said Minister of Finance and Social Protection Miloiko Spaich.
    “We are glad to inform you that for visiting Montenegro in the tourist season 2021, for citizens of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, Ukraine and North Macedonia, all restrictive measures will be lifted, including PCR testing,” he wrote on his Twitter account.
    Peace

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    26.04.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from all countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    British nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo or Serbia or non-residents who have spent at least 15 days in these states continuously are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination.
    British nationals with Montenegrin residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health.
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Pljevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are only permitted for lawyers and immediate family members of those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Only immediate family members can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity). Sport events can take place, but without spectators.
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures.Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between midnight and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 11pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays.
    In the municipalities of Andrijevica, Berane, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Kolasin, and Savnik this travel ban applies on weekdays and at weekends. Travel is banned to and from these municipalities at all times, with exemptions for those required to leave home and travel for work or healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are allowed to open between 7am and 11pm, except in themunicipalities of Andrijevica, Berane, Kolasin, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, and Savnik where, customers in cafes and restaurants can only be served outdoors with a limit of 2 customers per table. Shopping centres in these municipalities are closed, there is a ban on the use of parks and public recreational spaces and schools are closed, delivering lessons online until further notice.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. Otherwise flexible working hours and reduced physical contact between employees is recommended, especially for those facing greater risks should they contract COVID-19.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website
    and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    19.04.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from all countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    British nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo or Serbia are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination, but only if they enter Montenegro from that country and have not travelled elsewhere in the last 14 days.
    British nationals with residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days if they do not have a valid test or proof of vaccination.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health.
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are now permitted by lawyers and immediate family members to those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Immediate family members only can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    There is a ban on the use of parks and public sport and recreational facilities. Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures.
    Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays.
    In the municipalities of Podgorica, Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Savnik, Tivat and Ulcinj this travel ban applies on weekdays and at weekends. Travel is banned to and from these municipalities at all times, with exemptions for those required to leave home and travel for work or healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are only allowed to open between 7am and 9pm. Customers in cafes and restaurants can only be served outdoors with a limit of 2 customers per table in the municipalities of Podgorica, Andrijevica, Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Cetinje, Kolasin, Mojkovac, Pljevlja, and Ulcinj. In Niksic and Savnik, cafes and restaurants are closed, with hotels able to serve food to resident guests in their rooms only.
    Shopping centres are closed in all municipalities. Schools are closed in most municipalities and are delivering lessons online until further notice. Working from home is recommended wherever possible.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    01.04.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: Visitors travelling from all countries require a negative PCR test from a registered lab, taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    British nationals who are resident in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo or Serbia are exempt from the requirement for a test or proof of vaccination, but only if they enter Montenegro from that country and have not travelled elsewhere in the last 14 days.
    British nationals with residence permits travelling from all other countries can enter Montenegro, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days if they do not have a valid test or proof of vaccination.
    If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health.
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are now permitted by lawyers and immediate family members to those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Immediate family members only can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    There is a ban on the use of parks and public sport and recreational facilities. Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. In the municipalities of Podgorica, Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Savnik, Tivat and Ulcinj this travel ban applies on weekdays and at weekends. Travel is banned to and from these municipalities at all times, with exemptions for those required to leave home and travel for work or healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are only allowed to open between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Bar, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Tivat, and Ulcinj where cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, and most other shops are closed and only takeaway services are allowed. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to hotel guests in these municipalities in the period 7am to 6pm. Schools in these municipalities are closed and delivering lessons online until further notice.
    Working from home is recommended wherever possible. The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    25.03.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro:
    Visitors travelling from all countries except Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania require a negative PCR test from a registered lab taken within 48 hours of travel to enter Montenegro, or a positive serology test on IgG antibodies issued by a registered lab not older than 30 days. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Alternatively, travellers can provide proof of a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination administered at least 7 days ago.
    Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits coming from those countries will be allowed to enter without a valid test or proof of vaccination, but will be required to self-isolate for 14-days, as long as they have not travelled to other countries within the last 14 days. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health.
    Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements:
    Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.
    You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines ranging from €100 to €2,000.
    Visiting people in healthcare institutions and social and childcare institutions remains banned. Visits are now permitted by lawyers and immediate family members to those in custody or serving prison sentences, if complying with current epidemiological measures. Immediate family members only can attend funerals, with attendance limited to 10 people.
    There is a ban on the use of parks and public sport and recreational facilities. Gatherings of more than 2 adults in public spaces such as streets and public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for people from the same household and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures.
    Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.
    Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays.
    In the municipalities of Bar, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Tivat, Podgorica, Cetinje, Ulcinj, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, this travel ban applies on weekdays and at weekends. Travel is banned to and from these municipalities at all times with exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are only allowed to open between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Bar, Bijelo Polje, Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Mojkovac, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Tivat, and Ulcinj where cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, and most other shops are closed and only takeaway services are allowed. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to hotel guests in these municipalities in the period 7am to 6pm. Working from home is recommended wherever possible.
    All schools throughout Montenegro are closed and delivering lessons online until further notice.
    The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    19.03.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested.
    Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 5 years old. Non-compliance is punishable by law and subject to fines.
    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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    There is a ban on the use of parks and public sport and recreational facilities. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets and , public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.
    Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays.
    In the municipalities of Bar, Budva, Tivat, Podgorica, Cetinje, Ulcinj, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Niksic, Pljevlja and Pluzine this travel ban applies both to weekdays and weekends. Travel is banned both to and from these municipalities at all times. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are only allowed to open between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Bar, Budva, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Niksic, Pljevlja, Pluzine, Tivat and Ulcinj where cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, and most other shops are closed and only takeaway services are allowed. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to hotel guests in these municipalities in the period 7am to 6pm. Working from home is recommended wherever possible. All schools in these municipalities are closed and only delivering lessons online until further notice.
    The The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on theMontenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    11.03.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity). Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Weekend travel between all municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. In the municipalities of Budva, Tivat, Podgorica, Cetinje, Ulcinj, Herceg Novi, Niksic and Pluzine this travel ban applies both to weekdays and weekends. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, humanitarian reasons or to catch international flights during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times. Cafes, restaurants and shops are only allowed to open between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Niksic, Cetinje, Kotor, Ulcinj and Pluzine, where cafes, restaurants are closed and only takeaway services are allowed. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to hotel guests in these municipalities. There is a ban on recreational activities for children and adults outdoors in these municipalities, and work from home is recommended wherever is possible. Tighter restrictions are in place in municipalities of Budva, Tivat and Herceg Novi, where the incidence of coronavirus cases is even higher. These include the closure of all schools and all non-essential businesses, including most shops, restaurants and cafes. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household. The full list of measures is available in Montenegrin on theMontenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    01.03.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.

    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, humanitarian reasons or to catch international flights during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes, restaurants and shops are allowed to open only between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Niksic, Cetinje, Kotor, Ulcinj, Danilovgrad, Tuzi and Bar where cafes, restaurants and other catering businesses are closed.. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to guests in these municipalities. There is a ban on recreational activities for children and adults outdoors in these municipalities, and work from home is recommended wherever is possible.
    Tighter restrictions are in place in municipalities of Budva, Tivat and Herceg Novi, where the incidence of coronavirus cases is even higher. These include the closure of all schools and all non-essential businesses, including most shops, restaurants and cafes. There is a ban on movement out of Budva and Tivat municipalities on workdays and weekends, except for those with proof that they need to do so for business or medical purposes.

    Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    25.02.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, humanitarian reasons or to catch international flights during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes and restaurants and shops are allowed to open only between 7am and 6pm, except in the municipalities of Podgorica, Niksic, Cetinje, Kotor, Herceg Novi and Ulcinj, where cafes, restaurants and other catering businesses are only allowed to provide takeaway services. Hotel restaurants can only serve food to guests in these municipalities. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses or flats is banned for groups of more than 2 people, except if they are from the same household.
    Tighter restrictions are in place in the municipalities of Budva and Tivat, where the incidence of coronavirus cases is higher. These include a ban on movement out of these municipalities, except for those with proof that they need to do so for business or medical purposes, and the closure of all schools and all non-essential businesses, including most shops, restaurants and cafes.
    The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website
    and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    18.02.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Children under the age of 5 do not require a test. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.
    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, humanitarian reasons or to catch international flights during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes and restaurants and shops are allowed to open only between 7am and 6pm. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. Tighter restrictions are in place in the municipalities of Budva and Tivat, where the incidence of coronavirus cases is higher. These include a ban on movement out of these municipalities, except for those with proof that they need to do so for business or medical purposes, and the closure of all schools and all non-essential businesses, including most shops, restaurants and cafes
    The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

    Read more
    17.02.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro:*Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see
    Entry Requirements . A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    Visitors travelling from the UK and a number of other countries require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. Montenegrin citizens and holders of Montenegrin residence permits can enter Montenegro without such a test but will be required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days. The full list of countries that this requirement applies to is in the ‘Entry requirements’ section. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may still be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned, except for medical care and urgent repairs (e.g. water, electricity).
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.
    Leaving home between 9pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned between 9pm on Fridays and 5am on Mondays. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, humanitarian reasons or to catch international flights during these times. Certification from employers or doctors or flight tickets will be requested if you have left home at these times.
    Cafes and restaurants and shops are allowed to open only between 7am and 6pm. Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. Tighter restrictions are in place in the municipalities of Budva and Tivat, where the incidence of coronavirus cases is higher. These include the closure of all schools and all non-essential businesses.
    The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

    Read more
    11.02.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: For information on entering Montenegro, see Entry Requirements. A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health.
    People travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. If you are travelling from elsewhere you may also be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested.
    Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duration of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned.
    Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Cafes and restaurants and shops will only be allowed to open from 7am until 8pm, Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household.
    The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

    Read more
    05.02.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 26 January people travelling from the UK to Montenegro require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel to enter Montenegro. If you are travelling from the UK and unable to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days. People travelling from elsewhere, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are available in English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duraction of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures.
    Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Cafes and restaurants and shops will only be allowed to open from 7am until 8pm, Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. The full list of measures is available on theMontenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for theInstitute of Public Health .

    Read more
    25.01.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 12 January all travellers, including UK citizens, can enter Montenegro without a coronavirus test through all border crossings. If you notice symptoms of a respiratory infection you must follow the guidelines of the Institute of Public Health, which include contacting a local epidemiological service. The guidance and contact details of epidemiological services are availablein English from Institute of Public Health. Check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on thewebsite of the Government of Montenegro .
    All border crossings are open as normal, except border crossing Vuca from Rozaje to Tutin, and border crossing Metaljka from Plevlja to Cajnice which are only open from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement. Full details of the exemption are on the> Montenegrin Government website *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings), must be registered in advance, and are limited to 25 people with a duraction of less than one hour. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures.
    Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Cafes and restaurants and shops will only be allowed to open from 7am until 8pm, Live music shows are banned. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. The full list of measures is available on the
    Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for theInstitute of Public Health .

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    13.01.2021
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 25 December foreign nationals seeking to enter Montenegro will need a negative PCR test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus taken within the previous 72 hours. They will not be allowed entry without a valid PCR test. Children under the age of 5 are not required to be tested.
    Foreigners with valid residency permits and Montenegrin citizens can be allowed entry without tests subject to a strict self-isolation order for 14 days. In specific cases, the self-isolation period can be shortened by taking a PCR test, not earlier than on the 6th day of isolation.
    Foreigners with valid temporary and permanent residency permits and Montenegrin citizens who have travelled away from Montenegro on trips shorter than 48hours are allowed to return to Montenegro without tests, but with a measure of increased health supervision which requires daily reporting of health status to a supervising doctor, but allows free movement until the measure expires.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open, except Scepan Polje-Hum border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina (on the road Pluzine-Foca). The Metaljka border crossing (on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice) is open for crossings from 7am to 7pm.
    Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present.
    Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings ), are prohibited. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements. Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned with an exemption for religious holidays (night between 24 and 25 December, night between 5 and 6 January and night between 6 and 7 January) when people are allowed to leave home to attend traditional religious ceremonies, under already defined epidemiological measures.
    Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from 10pm on Friday to 5am on Monday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times.
    Cafes and restaurants and shops will only be allowed to open from 7am until 8pm,. Cafes and restaurants will be closed on the following days: 24, 25, 30, 31 December 2020 and 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8 January 2021, when only catering services will be allowed and hotel restaurants will only remain open for their hotel guests. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    25.12.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro: From 25 December foreign nationals seeking to enter Montenegro will need a negative PCR test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus taken within the previous 72 hours. They will not be allowed entry without a valid PCR test. Children under the age of 5 are not required to be tested.
    Foreigners with valid residency permits and Montenegrin citizens can be allowed entry without tests subject to a strict self-isolation order for 14 days. In specific cases, the self-isolation period can be shortened by taking a PCR test, not earlier than on the 6th day of isolation.
    Foreigners with valid temporary and permanent residency permits and Montenegrin citizens who have travelled away from Montenegro on trips shorter than 48hours are allowed to return to Montenegro without tests, but with a measure of increased health supervision which requires daily reporting of health status to a supervising doctor, but allows free movement until the measure expires.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    All border crossings are open, except Scepan Polje-Hum border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina (on the road Pluzine-Foca). The Metaljka border crossing (on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice) is open for crossings from 7am to 7pm.
    Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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, with no more than 10 persons present. Gatherings of more than 4 adults in public spaces such as streets, public squares, parks, promenades, beaches, are forbidden, except for persons from same households and those on official duty. Private and public gatherings in open and closed spaces, (including public events, sport, political, cultural and private gatherings, weddings ), are prohibited. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. Religious ceremonies can be conducted following strict epidemiological measures. Skiing in ski resorts is allowed, following 2m distance and mask requirements.
    Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned with an exemption for religious holidays (night between 24 and 25 December, night between 5 and 6 January and night between 6 and 7 January) when people are allowed to leave home to attend traditional religious ceremonies, under already defined epidemiological measures. Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from 10pm on Friday to 5am on Monday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times.
    Cafes and restaurants will only be allowed to open from 7am until 6pm, and shops and groceries until 8pm. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Hotel restaurants will only be allowed to provide services to hotel guests on the following days: 24, 25, 30, 31 December 2020 and 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8 January 2021. Renting private houses, flats etc is banned for more than 2 persons, except if they are from the same household. The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    24.12.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    A number of airlines are operating a reduced schedule of flights due to low passenger numbers. You should contact your airline before you travel to confirm your flight is going ahead as scheduled.
    *Entry to Montenegro: You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories:
    (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 24 November the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 24 November the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling. Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro. All border crossings are open, except Scepan Polje-Hum border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina (on the road Pluzine-Foca). The Metaljka border crossing (on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice) is open for crossings from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 10pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    **Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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. Religious gatherings are prohibited. Masses and ceremonies are only allowed to take place without any public being present.
    The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. 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.
    Leaving home between 10pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from 10pm on Friday to 5am on Monday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Only up to four persons are allowed to gather in public. Cafes and restaurants will only be allowed to open from 7am until 6pm, and shops and groceries until 8pm. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. The full list of measures is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    10.12.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    A number of airlines are operating a reduced schedule of flights due to low passenger numbers. You should contact your airline before you travel to confirm your flight is going ahead as scheduled.
    *Entry to Montenegro: You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors. (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 24 November the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries. (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 24 November the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling. Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit. Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro. All border crossings are open, except Scepan Polje-Hum border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina (on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Vuca-Godovo Serbia (on the road Rozaje-Tutin). The Metaljka border crossing (on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice) is open for crossings from 7am to 7pm. Current epidemiological measures that restrict movement between 7pm to 5am every day do not apply to border crossings. Those who arrive to Montenegro during these curfew hours will be allowed to enter and travel to their destination as long as they are able to show entry stamp from their passport as a reason for their necessary movement. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    **Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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. Religious gatherings are prohibited. Masses and ceremonies are only allowed to take place without any public being present. The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. 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. Leaving home between 7pm and 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Only up to four persons are allowed to gather in public. All shops, cafes and restaurants will only be allowed to open until 6pm. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. These measures will be in place until 8 December, and may be extended if necessary. The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers in Montenegrin is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    24.11.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    A number of airlines are operating a reduced schedule of flights due to low passenger numbers.
    *Entry to Montenegro: You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors. (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 20 November the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries. (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 20 November the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling. Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit. Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro. Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Montenegro: A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested. Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.
    *Public spaces and services: 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. Religious gatherings are prohibited. Masses and ceremonies are only allowed to take place without any public being present. The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. 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. From 15 November several additional measures are in place. Leaving home between 9pm to 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Only up to four persons will be allowed to gather in public. All shops, cafes and restaurants will only be allowed to open until 8pm. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. These measures will be in place until 1 December, and may be extended if necessary. The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers in Montenegrin is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    20.11.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro:
    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) YYou hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 6 November the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 6 November the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed.
    Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met.
    Foreigners witout residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.

    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Public spaces and services: 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.
    Religious gatherings are prohibited. Masses and ceremonies are allowed to take place without any public being present.
    The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. 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. Restaurant seating is restricted to two people per table, with restaurants in high risk areas subject to further restrictions and closures.
    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.
    From 15 November several additional measures are in place. Leaving your home between 9pm to 5am is banned. Travel between municipalities is banned on weekends from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday. There are exemptions for those required to leave home or travel for work, healthcare, or humanitarian reasons during these times. Only up to four persons will be allowed to gather in public. All shops, cafes and restaurants will only be allowed to open until 8pm. Visiting people from different households at their homes is banned. These measures will be in place until 1 December, and may be extended if necessary.
    The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website and the latest information on case numbers in Montenegrin is available on the website for the Institute of Public Health.

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    13.11.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro:
    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 6 November the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 6 November the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health
    and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed.
    Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met.
    Foreigners witout residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.

    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:

    *Public spaces and services: 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.
    Religious gatherings outside in public spaces are prohibited. The presence of spectators at sports events is prohibited. Gathering of citizens for political rallies and organised public events like cultural and artistic events or festivals is limited to a maximum of 100 people in open public places, and 50 people in closed public places, with additional safety measures.
    Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Restaurant seating is restricted to two people per table, with restaurants in high risk areas subject to further restrictions and closures.
    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.
    Additional restrictions are in place in parts of the country with high incidence of coronavirus cases:
    for municipalities with between 400 and 799 cases per 100,000 people, restaurants and cafes are closed from 10pm.
    for municipalities with between 800 and 1,199 cases per 100,000 people, restaurants and cafes are not permitted to operate. No visits between different households are permitted. Schools are not permitted to teach lessons in person, with lessons being conducted online.
    for municipalities with greater than 1,200 cases per 100,000 people a curfew is in place from 10pm to 5am. Restaurants and cafes are not permitted to operate. No visits between different households are permitted. Schools are not permitted to teach lessons in person, with lessons being conducted online.
    The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website.. The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website.

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    06.11.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro:
    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 28 September the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 28 September the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health
    and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed.
    Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met.
    Foreigners witout residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.

    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested.
    Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.

    *Public spaces and services: 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.
    Nightclubs and discos are prohibited from operating. Restaurant seating is restricted to two people per table, with restaurants in high risk areas subject to further restrictions and closures. Public and private schools and other educational institutions including kindergartens are open for limited hours with restrictions.
    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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website.. The full list of measures in English is available on the Montenegrin government website.

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    31.10.2020
  • Montenegro International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Montenegro:
    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 28 September the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 28 September the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health
    and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro.
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed.
    Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website.
    Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met.
    Foreigners witout residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.

    *Quarantine requirements: Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine. All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    A number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus have been put in place by the Montenegrin Government, on the advice of the Institute for Public Health. Those entering Montenegro, or in some circumstances in country can be subject to a mandatory quarantine or self-isolation period of 14 days at the direction of sanitary inspectors, for example if you are arriving from a country with a high incidence of coronavirus, have symptoms of coronavirus or if you have been in contact, or are suspected to have been in contact, with someone known to have coronavirus. Additional measures may be requested.
    Land border crossings may close at short notice and entry to neighbouring countries may be subject to entry requirements.

    *Public spaces and services: 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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website.

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    28.09.2020
  • Montenegro *****

    International restrictions:

    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories:
    (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. These measures are currently waived for those returning from visiting neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours. If you are returning from visits to neighbouring countries, you can enter without any a PCR or ELISA test if you did not stay there for more than 48 hours. On return to Montenegro, you would be free to travel within Montenegro but your health status would be monitored for symptoms. Decisions will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 1 September the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 1 September the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old, and is currently waived for residents of Montenegro who visited neighbouring countries for less than 48 hours.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the Government of Montenegro website .
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. International rail traffic has resumed. Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website. Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met. Foreigners without residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.
    Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 7 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. 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 are suspended. 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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].

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    08.09.2020
  • Montenegro *****

    International restrictions:

    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories:
    (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. This decision will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 1 September the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 1 September the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health [https://www.ijzcg.me/] and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. All international passenger rail services are currently suspended. Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website [http://www.gov.me/en/News/224593/National-Coordination-Body-agrees-to-lift-ban-on-air-traffic-for-own-needs.html]. Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met. Foreigners without residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.
    Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 7 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. 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 are suspended. 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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].

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    01.09.2020
  • Montenegro Dutch government closes border to travelers from Montenegro, Serbia (Reuters, 08.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories:
    (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. This decision will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors.
    (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 15 August the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries.
    (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if you present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours of arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 15 August the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old.
    (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling.
    Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit.
    Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].
    Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. All international passenger rail services are currently suspended. Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours. Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website [http://www.gov.me/en/News/224593/National-Coordination-Body-agrees-to-lift-ban-on-air-traffic-for-own-needs.html]. Permanent residence permits, temporary residence permits and temporary residence and work permits for foreigners, which have expired, will be considered as valid until 7 October 2020, if other conditions prescribed by law are met. Foreigners without residence permits and visas, whose right to stay for up to 90 days expired after 15 March 2020, are allowed to stay in Montenegro until 7 October 2020.
    Additional measures may be imposed. Individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with coronavirus, or suspected to be infected with coronavirus will be subject to quarantine.
    All those who were quarantined or self-isolating and who test positive for the coronavirus and are unable to continue self-isolation in their place of residence will be subjected to compulsory institutional isolation. The same rule applies for those who have received hospital treatment for coronavirus and recovered but have not passed two sequential negative coronavirus results; and to those who arrived in Montenegro from abroad and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. You should comply with any additional screening and other measures put in place by the authorities to monitor and limit the spread of the virus. Violation of these measures is a criminal offence. Additional measures may be introduced at short notice.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 7 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. 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 are suspended. 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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].

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    28.08.2020
  • Montenegro Dutch government closes border to travelers from Montenegro, Serbia (Reuters, 08.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    You can only enter Montenegro if you fall into one of these categories: (i) You hold temporary or permanent residency for Montenegro. You may be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in state-arranged accommodation, or mandatory self-isolation at home, if you have coronavirus symptoms or have spent time in the last 15 days in a country with a high incidence of coronavirus. This decision will be made at the discretion of sanitary inspectors. (ii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “green list” of countries. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 15 August the following countries are on this “green list”: The United Kingdom, EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. International road, maritime and air traffic is only operating with these countries. (iii) You have spent the last 15 days in a country on the “yellow list” of countries. If this is the case you are only permitted to enter Montenegro if they present a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test, performed within 72 hours before arrival. If you are not displaying symptoms of coronavirus you should not be required to spend time in self-isolation or quarantine, although this decision is at the discretion of sanitary inspectors at the point of entry. As of 15 August the following countries are on this second list: Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. The requirement to be tested before entering Montenegro does not apply to children under five years old. (iv) You fit into one of the categories exempted from the above measures. These categories include those driving freight vehicles, accredited diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel, healthcare and humanitarian workers, those in need of humanitarian assistance and certain categories of passengers in transit. Passengers seeking this exemption must be apply for it from the Institute of Public Health and receive approval prior to travelling. Residents of neighboring countries from the ‘yellow list’ can transit through Montenegro without a PCR or ELISA test. Transit is classified as driving through the country without stopping. There is a central database where your point and time of entry are recorded and you will be checked when you exit. Please check for latest lists and details of entry criteria on the website of the Government of Montenegro. Several border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Scepan Polje-Hum, on the road Pluzine-Foca and Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice) and Serbia (Vuca-Godovo) are closed. Border crossing Meteljka-Metaljka on the road Pljevlja-Cajnice is now opened for crossings from 7am to 7pm. All international passenger rail services are currently suspended.
    Non-commercial air transport of up to 10 seats (general aviation) is exempt from this ban. Crew members and passengers not arriving from a “green list” country need to have a PCR or ELISA test for SARS-CoV-2, which is not older than 72 hours.
    Full details of the exemption are on the Montenegrin Government website [http://www.gov.me/en/News/224593/National-Coordination-Body-agrees-to-lift-ban-on-air-traffic-for-own-needs.html].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing facemasks or coverings is mandatory in public spaces indoors and outdoors throughout Montenegro for everyone older than 7 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. 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 are suspended. 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 in English is available on the Montenegrin government website [http://www.gov.me/en/homepage/measures_and_recommendations/].

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    19.08.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    Government of Montenegro/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
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