U.S. Citizen Services

Due to mitigation measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, as of November 5, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica suspended routine passport, CRBA and notarial services.  

If you have an urgent humanitarian/emergency matter and need to travel immediately, please send an email to podgoricaacs@state.gov to request an emergency appointment.

Welcome to the American Citizens Services (ACS) Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica. We provide a wide range of services to American citizens visiting or residing in Montenegro. In order to allow the ACS Unit to better help and serve you, please register at State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) as soon as you have specific travel plans. Any information you give us is completely confidential and will only be released when authorized by you to do so.

Due to measures in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, no routine consular service will be provided to anyone who has not remained within the borders of Montenegro for 14 days leading up to the date of an appointment.  This will be strictly enforced and we ask for your cooperation.  If you have an emergency, contact American Citizen Services at podgoricaacs@state.gov

Please use the links on the left to find further information on our services.

Important Note: While in a foreign country, a U.S. citizen is subject to that country’s laws and regulations which sometimes differ significantly from those in the United States and may not afford the protections available to the individual under U.S. law.  We stand ready to assist citizens and their families within the limits of our authority in accordance with international law.

How to Find Us

The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica is located at Džona Džaksona 2, near the Clinical Center of Montenegro. Visitors to the Consular Section should enter through the gate on Džona Džaksona across from the Sports Center “Moraca”.

Parking is available next to the Sports Center “Moraca” for a small fee. We regret that the Embassy does not have parking available for visitors to the Consular Section.

Alerts and Messages

COVID-19 Information

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Montenegro.