Montenegro Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import:
A. for passengers of 17 years of age or older:
1. 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos (max. 3 grams per piece) or 250 grams of tobacco;
2. 1 litre of alcohol of 22% volume or higher or non-denatured ethyl alcohol containing 80% alcohol per volume or more; or
2 liters of alcohol of max. 22% volume; and
4 liters of non-sparkling wine; and
16 liters of beer;
B. for all passengers:
1. 1/4 liter of Eau de Cologne and a reasonable quantity of perfume.

Arms and Ammunition regulations::

Required:
1. firearms license; and
2. letter of invitation; or
3. notification of the organizers of hunting or sporting competitions; or
4. approval for the purchase of weapons and ammunition. Nationals of Montenegro residing outside Montenegro without holding this approval, can import hunting and sporting firearms and ammunition if listed in the travel document issued by the diplomatic and consular missions of Montenegro.

Wild Fauna and Flora::

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.
For further details please refer to CITES: www.cites.org.

Additional Information on regulations::

Allowed, without phytosanitary certificate, for personal use:
- small quantities of plants and plant products;
- fresh fruit and vegetables (except for potatoes) up to a maximum of 5 kilograms.

Export regulations::

Export of cultural heritage or cultural property require a license from the Ministry of Culture of Montenegro.

Crew members customs regulations::

Same regulations as for passengers apply.

Pets::

Cats and dogs (with a maximum of 5 pets) must be accompanied by a veterinarian Good Health Certificate legalized by the Veterinary Authorities at the point of origin or departure.
Import is not allowed for pets younger than three months of age.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Montenegro.

Exempt: baggage of passengers in transit with a final destination outside of Montenegro.



Airport Embarkation Tax

Departure Taxes are levied at Tivat (TIV) and Podgorica (TGD) airports on passengers embarking on:
1. International flights: EUR 15.-.
2. Domestic flights: EUR 8.-.
Place of payment: Airport of departure.
Exempt:
1. Involuntarily rerouted passengers.
2. Passengers holding free business tickets.
3. Children under 2 years of age.
4. Crew traveling on duty.



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Euro - EUR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions. However, amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- or more or the equivalent in another currency must be declared (incl. credit cards, banker's draft and cheques of any kind).

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Euro - EUR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions. However, amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- or more or the equivalent in another currency must be declared (incl. credit cards, banker's draft and cheques of any kind).




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