1. Adoption
  2. Birth

Montenegro is party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Adoption Convention).

U.S. citizens interested in adopting children from Montenegro should contact the Central Authority of Montenegro to inquire about applicable laws and procedures. U.S. citizen prospective adoptive parents living in Montenegro who would like to adopt a child from the United States or from a third country should also contact Montenegro’s Central Authority. See contact information below.

Montenegro’s Adoption Authority

Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare
Department of Social Welfare and Child Protection
Rimski trg 46
81000 Podgorica
Tel: +382 (0)20 482 447; 78 113 344
Fax: +382 (0) 78 113 345

For more information on international adoption please see the Department of State’s Intercountry Adoption.