Border crossings and visas

Airports: Airport Podgorica (TGD) and Airport Tivat (TIV) -

Roads: with Serbia (Ranče, Čemerno, Dobrakovo, Kula, Draženovac, Vuče), with Albania  (Božaj, Sukobin, Grnčar), with B&H (Sitnica, Ilino brdo, Vraćenovići, Krstac, Nudo, Šćepan Polje, Metaljka, Šula), with Croatia (Debeli brijeg, Kobila)

Railways: with Serbia and Albania (Tuzi)

Seaports: the ports of Bar, Budva, Kotor, Zelenika, Risan

VISA REGIMES Overview of visa regimes for foreign citizens


During your stay in Montenegro you are obligated to register and derigster your stay.

If you are staying at a hotel, in private accommodation or in some other hospitality faciity your host is obligated to register your stay on your behalf within 12 hours from the moment of your arrival an is also obligated to deregister your stay.

If you are foreigners and you are staying in Montenegro for tourism purposes, but you are not using serveces of accommodation providers, you may register your stay at the local tourism organisation or at the police station in the place of your stay, or through the competent local government body, within 24 hours from the moment of arrival.

If you are staying in several municipalities in Montenegro, you are obligated to register your stay in each municipality in which you are staying longer than 24 h.

Registration will be subject to inspection.


If you are planning to take a hiking tour which includes crossing of the state border outside the official state border crossing points (e.g. Prokletije, Hajla, Ljubisnja, Kamena Gora, Maglic, Orjen mountains…), a relevant legal procedure must be observed.

The application form for crossing a state border outside the official state border crossing points (attached) should be lodged with the competent institution, namely state border police of the country from which you are exiting. Border police of the exiting state shall undertake all the necessary measures so to provide for your safe crossing.

When making plans to exit Montenegro outside the official state border crossings points, the Application form should be lodged with the local border police office which is in charge for the relevant area (contacts are attached) and they will provide you with their reply in a timely fashion. In cooperation with the border police of the neighboring country, a competent organizational unit of the border police shall provide all the conditions for your uninterrupted and safe crossing and inform you thereof.

The Application form may be lodged for groups and individual crossings the state border.

Along with the filled Application form, a scanned travel documents should be sent by email or by fax.

If you are not sure to which border zone belongs the area for which you are submitting your Application form, we kindly ask you to send your Application form to the following email address: or

The official website for Montenegro tourism