Important Information about Montenegro
Documents necessary for travelling to Montenegro:
Valid national passport For a stay in Montenegro up to 30 days citizens of the following countries DO NOT NEED a visa: Germany, France, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Monaco, Malta, Lichtenstein, San Marino, Vatican, Andorra, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Byelorussia, Moldova, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Israel. Citizens of other countries need to obtain a visa in one of our Embassies or Consulates before travelling to Montenegro.
Foreign Currency Regulations:
When you are leaving Montenegro the current regulations do not allow you to take out more than 1000 euros in whichever currency, unless you reported more money when you entered Montenegro. On the other hand foreign citizens are allowed to bring an unlimited amount of cash - the amount must be reported at customs in order to be able to retreive the sum when leaving Montenegro.
The official currency in Montenegro is Euro (EURO).
1 EUR=100 cents
Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1 and 2 EUR
Paper notes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 EUR
The foreign currency can be exchanged in exchange offices, banks and at hotel receptions.
Standard working hours for Montenegro banks are from 8am - 7pm and during weekdays and on Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. The number of ATM-s are lower than in western Europian countries but it is rapidly increasing.
In Montenegro you can pay with Credit Cards. Most offten accepted are VISA, Master Card and DINERS
Montenegro is in the continental European time zone, GMT+1
The official language in Montenegro is Serbian. Most spoken languages are English, Italian and German. Younger people in Montenegro speak english well. There is an increasing interest for learning russian language because of greater number of russian tourists coming to Montenegro.
The electrical current in Montenegro is standard 220 volts/50 Hz.