COVID-19 Information (Updated: 12/01/21)

Last updated: 12/01/21 Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are not …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro December 03, 2021 Location: Montenegro, countrywide Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral …

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Health Alert U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro November 2, 2021 Location: Worldwide: Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. …

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Alert: Public Gathering Announcement (September 3, 2021)

Locations: Podgorica and Cetinje, with related events possible throughout Montenegro Events: · September 3, 4, and 5 at 8:00 PM: Large gatherings on “Dvorski Trg” in Cetinje for concerts organized by the Montenegro Orthodox Church / Crnogorska Pravoslavna Crkva. · September 4, beginning at 5:00 PM: A large gathering is expected in front of the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (August 20, 2021) Location:  Cetinje Event:  A sizable demonstration is scheduled to take place in downtown Cetinje area on Sunday, August 22, 2021, beginning at 12:00. A large group of people is expected to gather in front of “Lovcenska Vila” monument. Road closures and a significant police presence are …

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Alert: U. S. Embassy Podgorica (January 20, 2021)

Subject: Alert: U. S. Embassy Podgorica (January 20, 2021) Location: Countrywide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.    Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a …

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Alert: Dept of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 19, 2021)

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.      Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and …

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Alert: Government of Montenegro New Entry Requirements (January 19, 2021)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  U.S. Embassy Podgorica continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Montenegro and in locations worldwide.  A negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) is no longer required for entry into Montenegro.   A nationwide curfew, with limited exceptions, is in effect from 2200 to 0500 daily.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (December 28, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (December 28, 2020) Location: Podgorica, Montenegro Event: A protest is scheduled to take place at 1200 today, 28 December 2020 in front of the Parliament Building in Podgorica.  The exact number of participants is unknown at this time, but participants will be traveling from other parts of Montenegro to …

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U.S. Embassy Podgorica Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro November 2, 2021 Location: Worldwide: Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Runoff Elections in Georgia/Louisiana

If you are registered to vote in the State of Georgia or in the 5th Congressional District of Louisiana, we encourage you to participate in the upcoming runoff elections. More information on the runoff elections in Georgia can be found here:  https://www.fvap.gov/georgia  and in Louisiana here:  https://www.fvap.gov/louisiana . Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (August 28, 2020)

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (August 28, 2020) Location: Montenegro Event: Montenegro will hold national parliamentary elections on Sunday, August 30, 2020.  Please be aware that the possibility of large crowds and gatherings exists.  Keep in mind that even peaceful demonstrations have the potential to become violent.  The global COVID-19 pandemic creates additional safety concerns. Actions to Take: •           Avoid …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (June 19, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  On June 17, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro on COVID-19 prevention measures, as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (June 05, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (June 5, 2020) Location:  Montenegro    Event:  On June 1, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 29, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  On May 29, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 21, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro  Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens in Montenegro should be …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 15, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 15, 2020) Location:  Montenegro Event:  On May 15, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here: https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not arranging …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 8, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (May 8, 2020) Location:  Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has a COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  Please note that the U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 30, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 30, 2020) Location:  Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  The U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 24, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  The U.S. Embassy is not arranging further repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens in Montenegro should be prepared to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 15, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  The U.S. Embassy is not arranging repatriation flights; all U.S. citizens in Montenegro should be prepared to shelter …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 9, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  All 34 passengers for today’s flight have successfully departed Montenegro.  The U.S. Embassy is not arranging any further repatriation flights at this time. The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has also updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 8, 2020)

Location: Montenegro Event:  Commercial Flight out of Podgorica, Montenegro All passengers for tomorrow’s flight have been notified.  The U.S. Embassy will be in touch shortly for instructions regarding transportation to the airport.  You will also be responsible for providing your own mask and gloves in order to board the flight. Based on current demand, we expect this will be …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 7, 2020)

Location: Montenegro Event:  Commercial Flight out of Podgorica, Montenegro The U.S. Embassy has arranged for U.S. citizens and green card holders to purchase seats on a chartered flight leaving from Podgorica Airport (TGD) to U.S. destinations via London Heathrow Airport. The departure date is tentatively planned for this Thursday, April 9, 2020.  If you have not yet purchased your ticket, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 6, 2020)

Location: Montenegro Event:  Commercial Flight out of Podgorica, Montenegro The U.S. Embassy has arranged for U.S. citizens and green card holders to purchase seats on a chartered flight leaving from Podgorica Airport (TGD) to U.S. destinations via London Heathrow Airport. The departure date is tentatively planned for this Thursday, April 9, 2020. Ticket purchases are managed by Globtour.  If you are …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 3, 2020)

Location: Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica exploring options for a charter flight next week, tentatively departing Thursday April 9, 2020  to London. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket for this flight or have any questions, please contact the travel agency, GlobTour, directly at  embassy.travel@globtour.ba  or at the following phone numbers: +38762 749408 Lejla, 0038762 330826 Arijana …

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Health Alert– Outbound Flight Departing Podgorica for London on April 9, 2020

Location: Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has coordinated a charter flight, departing Thursday, April 9, 2020 from Podgorica Airport (TGD) to London, via Sarajevo.  The carrier is Montenegrin Airlines.  The plane is currently scheduled to arrive at London Heathrow Airport on April 9, 2020. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket for this flight, please …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (April 1, 2020) 

Location:  Montenegro Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has updated its COVID-19 page, which provides the latest information on the ground in Montenegro as well as information on local resources.  You may access that information here:  https://me.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .  The United States is not arranging any repatriation flights at this time. Actions to Take: ·         Visit our Embassy webpage on  COVID-19

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (UPDATED: March 31, 2020)

Location:  Montenegro Event:  The government of Montenegro has confirmed 105 cases of COVID-19 in the country and has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Montenegro has barred admission to foreigners, except for those with permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro.  Travelers who have arrived from countries affected by the epidemic and determined by health officials …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (December 30, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (December 30, 2019) Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica During the upcoming new year’s and Orthodox holidays, demonstrations against a newly enacted religious freedom law may take place at anytime and anywhere in Montenegro without prior announcement. We as a result expect random road closures and a significant police presence …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (December 26, 2019)

Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica Police have closed downtown area for traffic (pedestrians and vehicles) as well as several other streets and boulevards due to organization of protests in front of the Parliament building. This protest has not received authorization in advance from the Montenegrin Police Directorate and there is chance for confrontation. These streets will be …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (September 30, 2019)

Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica A sizable demonstration is scheduled to take place in the downtown area of Podgorica on Monday, September 30, 2019, beginning at 17:00 until midnight. A large group of people is expected to gather in front of State Prosecutor’s Office located at the intersection of Karadjordjeva and Slobode streets. Significant police presence is …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (March 22, 2019)

Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica Event:  Two demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Podgorica this weekend.  On Saturday March 23rd around 18:00 a sizable group organized by “97000 odupri se” will gather at Independence Square in the downtown area.  They will walk along Slobode Street towards the Hilton Hotel, along Boulevard Svetog Petra Cetinjskog, Moskovska Street, …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (March 1, 2019)

Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica Event:  A sizable demonstration is scheduled to take place in the downtown area of Podgorica on Saturday, March 02, 2019, beginning at 18:00. A large group of people is expected to gather at Independence Square (Trg Nezavisnosti) in downtown Podgorica, and march along a preplanned route. Road closures and a significant police …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (February 22, 2019)

Location:  Montenegro, Podgorica Event:  A sizable demonstration is scheduled to take place in the downtown area of Podgorica on Saturday, February 23, 2019, beginning at 18:00.  A large group of people is expected to gather in front of State Prosecutor’s Office located at the intersection of Karadordeva and Slobode streets, march along a preplanned route, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Podgorica

Location:  Montenegro, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Montenegro remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. Actions …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (October 24, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (October 24, 2018) Location: Podgorica, Montenegro Event: A political demonstration is expected to occur from 1900 to 2200 on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in the area near the Parliament building. If this demonstration occurs, a significant police presence can be expected. There are no indications that the …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro March 29, 2018 Location: Podgorica, Montenegro Event: The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica advises U.S. citizens there has been an apparent explosion in the underground parking of Rimski Trg with one confirmed fatality. There is a large police presence in the area, and U.S. Citizens are advised to …

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Security Alert (Update) – U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (February 22, 2018)

Location:  Podgorica, Montenegro Event:  The security situation at the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica has been resolved.  However, be advised that the roads adjacent to the main Embassy and Consular entrances remain closed as police continue an investigation.  The embassy will reopen on Friday, February 23, 2018.  The consular section will continue to only be open …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (February 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro (February 22, 2018) Location: Podgorica, Montenegro Event: The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica advises U.S. citizens there is an active security situation at the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica. Avoid the Embassy until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid the area around the U.S. Embassy. Monitor local media for …

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