Translated by: John Agrafiotis
Driving license: EU citizens just need the European driving licence. Non EU citizens must have an International Driving Permit (IDP).
Visa – Passport: EU Citizens and citizens of Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Liechtenstein, FYROM, Kosovo, Monaco, Serbia, San Marino, Switzerland and Vatican City, can enter Montenegro, for 30 days holding a valid Identity Card, and for 90 days when holding an ordinary passport. Check this page for further information.
Border Stations: Border station Murriqan (Shkorda (Albania) – Ulquin (Montenegro)) operates 24/7. Border station Hani or Hotit (Shkorda (Albania) – Pogorica (Montenegro)) operates 24/7.
Border Crossing: Borders are usually crowded. The procedure is simple as they only check your papers.
Insurance: EU citizens need only a Green Card. For non EU citizens, make sure that your International Motor Insurance Card is valid for Montenegro.
Time Zone: GMT +1
Banks – Credit Crads: Mondays to Fridays: 09:00 – 19.00, Saturdays: 08:00 – 15:00. Most Credit Cards are accepted.
Fuel: Unleaded 95 (EuroSuper 95): 1,13€ (12/2020). The fuel price is the same in all gas stations. Credit Cards are widely accepted.
Lights: Full time, everywhere.
Equipment: Drivers and passengers must wear crash helmets.
Maximum Allowed Blood Alcohol Level: 0.05%
Speed limits: There are no roads in Montenegro built up to a full motorway standard, as all roads have one traffic line per direction. Almost all roads in Montenegro are curvy and mountainous and speeds over 80km/h are not permitted. The general speed limit in an urban area is 50km/h. Roads in the northern mountainous region require additional caution during winter.
Fines: Officials can issue an on-the-spot fine notice, but cannot collect payment.
Tolls: The only toll station in Montenegro is the Sozina tunnel between Lake Skadar and the sea. A full list of fees is available on the Monteput Podgorica website.
Useful Phone Numbers
Fire Department: 123
Road Assistance: 19807
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* If you are from Montenegro or have been recently in Montenegro and you would like to add some information or correct some of the above listed, do not hesitate to contact us.