Montenegro Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import:
A. All passengers, regardless of nationality:
1. 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
2. 1 liter of wine and 1 liter of spirits;
3. 1/4 liter of Eau de Cologne and a reasonable quantity of perfume;
B. Foreigners, and nationals of Montenegro residing abroad:
Personal effects, such as jewellery and clothing, 2 photo cameras, 1 video camera, 1 pair of binoculars, camping equipment (tent, etc.), 1 bicycle (engine powered or not), sporting requisites (e.g. 1 of each: fishing equipment; diving equipment; 1 hunting arm with appropriate quantity of ammunition; 1 pair of skis; 2 tennis rackets). Moreover, if portable: 1 musical instrument, 1 CD/MP3 player, 1 laptop etc.;
Required: verbal declaration that the goods are temporarily imported. However, for all other articles imported for personal use (e.g. video-camera, video-recorder etc.) a written declaration for temporary import is required. Nationals of Montenegro working abroad must provide a written declaration stating that the items concerned are temporarily imported.
C. Nationals of Montenegro:
Articles (not including goods included in 'A.' above) up to the value of USD 100.-.

Additional Information on regulations::

All passengers may import, upon payment of import duties, articles for personal use.

Export regulations::

All passengers may export articles not of a trading nature if not forbidden by law or needing export license. An export license may be required for articles of archaeological, historical, ethnographic, artistic, scientific or cultural value (e.g. gold, gold coins, paintings, antiques, hunting trophies, etc.). For information apply at customs town or airport offices.

Crew members customs regulations::

Same regulations as for passengers apply.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian Good Health Certificate legalized by the Veterinary Authorities at the point of origin or departure.

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.
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:

No reliable information can yet be obtained on restrictions for local currency (EUR) or foreign currency.

Currency Export regulations:

No reliable information can yet be obtained on restrictions for local currency (EUR) or foreign currency.

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