Law on Travel Document (“Official Gazette of Montenegro”, No. 21/08), which has started to apply from July 1, 2008, prescribes that the following travel documents are issued to nationals of
Diplomatic and consular representative offices of
During his/her stay abroad, Passport serves the passport holder as proof of identity and proof of Montenegrin nationality.
Travel Certificate is issued to Montenegrin national who, while abroad, has lost his/her passport -for his/her return to
The following documents along with the applicant’s personal presence are required for the issuance of new biometric passport:
- Birth certificate
For submitting a passport application for children under 18, both parents must appear in person with a child or submit properly certified consent of the parent not present which must be translated into Montenegrin language.
The period of validity of passport is ten (10) years. Exceptionnally, Passport is issued with a period of validity of two (2) years to a child up to four years of age.
During his/her stay in
Montenegrin nationals whose passport has expired during their stay abroad will be issued a travel certificate for their return to
When a child is born abroad, the parent should file a request for entry into the register of births and the register of citizens of
The request for entry into the register should be filed to the competent diplomatic or consular representative office of
If a passport is lost abroad Montenegrin national should immediately, without delay, report this to the local police authorities in order to get a police report. When the loss has been reported, the nearest diplomatic or consular representative office of
The following documents are required for issuance of travel certificate:
- Certificate of Montenegrin citizenship
If the any of above-stated documents are not in the possession of the applicant or cannot be obtained, competent diplomatic or consular representative office shall provide necessary documents for the purpose of issuing travel certificate and enable return to
Where there is no Montenegrin diplomatic or consular representative office, Montenegrin nationals may contact Serbian diplomatic or consular representative office in order to provide them consular protection and issue travel certificate. Also, Montenegrin nationals in