Open with restrictions

Montenegro Travel Restrictions

40.28% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 39.86% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Montenegro for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Montenegro entry details and exceptions

Montenegrin citizens and foreigners are allowed to enter the country if they can present any of the following:

    -they have been fully vaccinated by an authorized health institution with the prescribed number of doses of vaccine at least 14 days before entering Montenegro;
    -They possess a negative PCR test for SARSCov-2 not older than 72 hours;
    -They have evidence that they have survived COVID-19 (that it has been no less than 14 days and no more than 180 days since a positive PCR or rapid antigen test) or;
    -They possess a negative rapid antigen test for SARSCov-2 not older than 48 hours.

Individuals who have compelling reasons and vital jobs such as diplomats, health workers and researchers; drivers who transport passengers and goods; foreign seafarers; military personnel and humanitarians are exempt from Montenegro entry restrictions.


Outgoing travel to MontenegroTravelling from New Zealand to Montenegro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Montenegro.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Children/teens who are 18 years old and below are exempt from test requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Montenegro.

Details and exceptions

Montenegrin citizens and foreigners who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro are sent to a fourteen-day (14-day) self-isolation in case they are unable to present either a proof of full vaccination, a proof of recovery or a negative COVID-19 test.

Isolation can be terminated if they can present a negative PCR test after their sixth day of entry into Montenegro.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Montenegro

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Montenegro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Montenegro will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Montenegro

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Montenegro with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Montenegro is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Montenegro are open. Bars in Montenegro are open with restrictions.