Here is brief information related to arrival and entry of the foreign citizens in Montenegro with yachts.
All ports and marinas are open for entry of the yachts and vessels from all countries. Crew members and guests are allowed to come with some limitations depending on their passport and countries they spent time before arrival to Montenegro.
Airports Tivat and Podgorica are open for arrival of both private and commercial flights but not all the lines are back running as usually.
All land border crossing are open for arrival.
Passport holders of the following countries and/or citizens who stayed in the following countries prior to their arrival in Montenegro and obliged to have negative PCR test not older then 72 hours: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States of America, France, Spain, Malta, South Africa, Portugal, the Netherlands, Lebanon, Israel, Denmark, the Republic of Ireland, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Brazil, Republic of India, Bahrain, Lebanon, the Republic of San Marino, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Principality of Andorra, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Botswana.
Even if you are passport holder of the abovementioned countries but you have stayed with your yacht in one of the countries that are considered “safe” and that is not on the list, or you spend it in navigation on sea before arriving in Montenegro you do not need PCR test for entry.
If person does not have PCR test and it is required for them from the mentioned measures then self isolation measure is demanded on their vessel or in their accommodation. After six days isolation can be suspended if negative PCR test is provided.
Masks are obligatory in all closed spaces and in open if there is more then one person together.
There is lockdown measure in all Montenegro everyday from 21:00 until 05:00 meaning that no one may leave their home, yacht, hotel or any kind of accommodation without special permission.
Several Montenegrin cities are in strict lockdown, meaning that no cafes, restaurants, or public gathering places are allowed to work. Only supermarkets, gas station, bakeries and pharmacies are open. Any kind of gathering, both in open or closed spaces, even private homes, except for close family members. Going out from these cities is not allowed for their residents.
Cities under lockdown at this moment are Tivat, Budva, Herceg Novi.
In some other cities like Podgorica, Ulcinj, Kotor, Cetinje, Niksic are enforced mild measures meaning that only food and drink services are not allowed as well as any kind of public gathering. Non-hospitality services are working from 07:00-18:00 but it is not allowed for residents to leave territories of these municipalities.
During weekends (from Friday 21:00 until Monday 05:00) it is not allowed to go from one city to another without having permission from authorized personnel.
Marinas have also adopted best practice guides to prevent the spread of the virus and respect social distancing on land which shall be consulted.
These are current measures in Montenegro summed up to ease your plans for arrival or stay and Yacht Agent Montenegro with this season coming up will keep you updated on any changes regularly. You can as well contact us for any information, help or assistance related to arrival with your yacht and we will be eager to help you anytime.