Investment Visa Overview

Montenegro Residency & Citizenship options

Montenegrin citizenship confers a number of benefits, including the right to live and work in Montenegro, travel visa-free to Schengen countries, and access to free education and healthcare. Montenegro is also an excellent place to live, with its beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and friendly people. The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment program is a great way to obtain Montenegrin citizenship and enjoy all that Montenegro has to offer.

Program 1
  • Name
    Montenegro Citizenship by Investment
  • Description

    The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment program allows foreign investors to obtain Montenegrin citizenship in exchange for investing in Montenegro's economy.

  • Requirements

    The main applicant has to deposit EUR 100,000.00 to the ESCROW account for the development of underdeveloped local self-government units; AND They have deposited no less than EUR 450,000.00 to the ESCROW account for the purpose of investing in a development project in the Capital City of Podgorica or the Coastal Region of Montenegro, OR at least EUR 250,000.00, for the purpose of investing in a development project in any other region of Montenegro.

  • Validity
    Passport - renewable
  • Investment Type
    Real Estate
  • Avg. Processing Time
    3-4 months
  • Investment Amount
    350,000 EUR
  • Avg. Agent Fee
    20,000 EUR
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    None
  • Can family be included?
    Yes
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Passport Overview

According to the SovSpot Passport Ranking Index, the Montenegrin passport is presently ranked 47th. It allows entrance to 126 countries without requiring a visa. This results in an overall mobility score of middling. Visa-free or visa-on-arrival access is available to Montenegrin passport holders in countries such as Brazil, Israel, Turkey, and the entire European Union. This enables for practically instantaneous travel around the planet. A visa is required for Montenegrin passport holders to enter roughly 103 countries across the world. China, Japan, and India are among the countries that require visas.

Passport Rank

47

Visa Free Countries

126

Mobility Stats
  • Dual Citizenship Allowed?
    No
  • Visa Free Destinations
    90
  • Visa on Arrival
    35
  • Visa Online
    1
  • Visa Required
    22
  • Visa Free Access
    Schengen, Russia
  • World Surface Area Reachable
    40%
  • Unesco Heritage Sites Access
    28%
Passport Ranking Factors

Montenegro Passport Visa Free Countries

The number of countries Montenegrin passport holders can enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) is added to the number of countries Montenegrin passport holders can enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or an electronic travel authorization (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) (eTA). There are 90 Montenegrin passport visa-free countries, 35 Montenegrin visa-on-arrival countries, and one eTA destination at the moment. Montenegrin passport holders can visit a total of 126 countries, either without a visa, with a visa on arrival, or with an electronic travel authorization (eTA). As a result, Montenegro's passport is currently ranked 47th in the world. ; In addition to these Montenegrin visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries, Montenegrin passport holders must get a physical visa or an eVisa to visit 103 more countries (i.e. visa required countries).

Citizenship by Descent - Details
  • CBD Available?
    No
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