Travel advice for Montenegro.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Montenegro.

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in Euro (EUR)

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Banknotes

in euro (EUR)

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Euro EUR

Currency exchange rate

EUR 1 = ~ CHF 0.96 ; CHF 1 = ~ EUR 1.04 (09/2022)

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  • Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.

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Time difference with Switzerland

+/- 0 h

National language

Official language

Montenegrin

Language capabilities

German, English, Italian and French

Capital

Podgorica

Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug

Travel documents for Swiss citizens
  • Passport still valid 3 months or more after end of stay.

  • Ausländer müssen sich innerhalb von 24 Stunden bei der lokalen Polizeistelle anmelden; Hotels erledigen normalerweise die Meldepflicht für ihre Gäste. Achten Sie darauf, dass Ihr Pass bei der Einreise gestempelt wird; andernfalls muss bei der Ausreise mit Schwierigkeiten gerechnet werden.

    Erkundigen Sie sich frühzeitig bei der Botschaft von Montenegro in Genf über die Einreise- und Meldebestimmungen für Personen und Fahrzeuge: Ausstellung von Passierscheinen, Versicherungsnachweis für Fahrzeuge etc.

Driving
  • Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 23 (varies by rental company).

  • International green insurance card mandatory.

  • CH sticker, breakdown triangle, first-aid kit and spare headlight bulds mandatory.

  • Headlights must be on even during the day.

  • Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 ‰.

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

Other information

This country is in an active earthquake zone.

Security

  • Take customary safety precautions and avoid nighttime driving.

  • A risk of land mines exists in the municipality of Plav.

  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.

Special legal regulations

  • Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.

  • Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Podgorica, Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog 1a
Tel: +382 20 245 100

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Important

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