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.
Montenegrin citizens and foreigners are allowed to enter the country if they can present any of the following:
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.
Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa 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.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Montenegro.
Travellers returning from Montenegro must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from Montenegro are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.