COVID-19 – How to protect yourself

National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro - COVID-19 Info Page

Current information on Corona virus (COVID-19) for tourists in Montenegro

In order to protect the health of citizens and tourists residing in Montenegro, the Government of Montenegro has adopted a series of temporary measures to prevent the risk of the possible spread of COVID 19. For the latest and detailed information on the measures and recommendations introduced, visit

Tourists currently residing in Montenegro can find information on all health-related issues on the website of the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro and via Call Center 1616 every day from 8am to 11pm.

What is prohibited?

  • Travel ban for all foreigners to Montenegro (except for foreigners with permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro) and those operating vehicles for transfer of goods.

  • Private and public gatherings in closed or open places.

  • Loitering of more than two persons together in an open public place (except for persons performing their regular work assignments).

  • Transport of more than two adult persons in a vehicle at the same time.

Which border crossings are closed?

The border crossings for passenger border traffic are closed as follows:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Šćepan Polje, Šula, Sitnca, Metaljka

  • Albania: Grnčar, Sukobin

  • Croatia: Kobila

  • Serbia: Ranče, Vuče

The border crossings are open with the following countries:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ilino brdo, Nudo and Krstac;

  • Serbia: Dobrakovo, Dračenovac and Čemerno;

  • Croatia: Debeli Brijeg;

  • Albania: Božaj.

Most border crossings have cameras installed and can be checked online via the link

What has been shut down?

  • All interurban and international traffic (except in extraordinary cases)

  • All ports for cruisers and yachts

  • Schools and universities

  • Public transport including taxi

  • Children playrooms

  • Cafes, restaurants, bars, night clubs

  • Department stores

  • Open and closed facilities for sports and recreation and pools

  • All national parks of Montenegro

  • Hair and beauty saloons

  • Casinos and bookmakers

What remains open?

  • Grocery and liquor stores, hygiene disinfecting product, baby accessories

  • Gas stations

  • Pharmacies

  • Kiosks

  • Banks and post offices

  • Food delivery

Where are the quarantines located?

  • Podgorica: “Dorm”, hotel “Voco”

  • Danilovgrad: “Police Academy”, Regional School of Public Administration RESPA

  • Ulcinj: Former barracks “Zoganj”, hotel “Holiday Villages Montenegro”

  • Bar: “Red Cross's House of Solidarity” in Sutomore

  • Herceg Novi: Hotel “Lighthouse Igalo”, “Institute Dr Simo Milošević”

  • Budva: hotel “Castellastva” in Petrovac

Who should be quarantined?

  • Anyone who has been or is suspected of being exposed to the corona virus

  • Anyone who enters Montenegro from countries with high levels of local transmission of the virus.

Who is required to self-isolate, that is, stay inside house quarantine?

Anyone who comes from abroad, for at least 14 days, under special medical supervision.

Return for tourists currently in Montenegro

All tourists wishing to return to their countries of origin should contact their country's embassies for information on their return options whose contacts are available at

Return to Montenegro for Montenegrin nationals located abroad

Montenegrin nationals currently abroad who are planning to return to Montenegro can contact the nearest diplomatic mission or consulate for information on return options whose contacts are available at this link

Alternatively, the following form may be used: Return to Montenegro

General advice on how to protect yourself and others

  • Keep a 2-meter distance between people

  • Wash hands regularly

  • Stay at home and avoid public places - “Stay at home”