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How to Apply For Montenegro Tourist Visa for Filipinos

Plan your next Montenegro trip! Here’s our guide for Filipinos about applying for a Montenegro Tourist visa. Enjoy a holiday vacation in this country!

Montenegro is a country in the Balkans that you shouldn’t miss. It is near Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, and Kosovo, so if you want to have weekend trips you can visit those lovely countries too! Not only that but Montenegro is also blessed with beautiful mountains and pristine sea. The atmosphere is even lovely that everyone would love to wander here.

Tourist Visa For Montenegro

For Philippine passport holders, we need to obtain a tourist visa first before we can enter Montenegro. But no worries as we’re here to give you a guide and information you might need in applying for your Montenegro tourist visa. 

Immigrate to Montenegro

Philippine Passport holders Who are Exempted to Apply for Montenegro Tourist Visa/ Visa-Free to Enter Montenegro

  • Those holders of any valid Schengen, US, Ireland, UK, and Northern Island visa or resident permits of those stated countries can enter Montenegro for up to 30 days or until the validity of their visa, whichever is lower. 
  • Holders of travel documents issued by EU Member-States, US, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or Japan can enter Montenegro and stay there for up to 30 days without needing to apply for a Montenegro visa.
  • Those holders of Alien Passport from Latvia
  • Holders of APEC Business Travel Card can stay for up to 30 days
  • Holders of a resident permit from the United Arab Emirates which should be valid for at least 30 days and arriving directly from there are visa-exempt and can stay for a maximum of 10 days but must show an onward or return ticket and proof of accommodation.

Main requirements in applying for Montenegro Tourist Visa

Visa Application Form Montenegro


  • Colored Photo (3.5 x 4.5 cm) – attach it to your visa application form
  • Valid Passport (must be 90 days from the issue date of visa)
  • Copy of Bio page and visas

Philippine Passport

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Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply for Montenegro Tourist Visa

STEP 1: Fill in the application form completely and legibly. Don’t forget to attach your photo. Gather the rest of the requirements.

STEP 2: E-mail at [email protected] for further instructions and the exchange rate for visa payment.

STEP 3: Go to the bank for your visa fee payment. Make sure you will shoulder the bank fees. Put your name on the slip after you pay.

Bank Name: Bank of China (Headquarter)
Account Name: Embassy of Montenegro
Account Number: 7783 5002 2987
Currency Type: RMB (or CNY)
Amount: RMB Equivalent of EURO 35 for the day
Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ

STEP 4: Go to the consulate along with your documents (and bank deposit slip). You will need to pay a fee of PHP 4,500 for transport of your documents from Manila to China then back to Manila.

Consulate of Montenegro in the Philippines
Arguilla corner Lippay Street.
San Lorenzo Village
Makati City, Metro Manila
[email protected] or [email protected]

STEP 5: Wait for your visa approval. It will take about 30 days. Get your passport afterward.


Visa Processing Fee for A Montenegro Tourist Visa

The visa fee is EURO 35 + Transportation fee of PHP 4,500

Processing time: The processing time is about 30 days. So, apply for the visa at least 5 to 7 weeks before your departure date.

Consulate in the Philippines

Consulate of Montenegro in the Philippines
Address: Arguilla corner Lippay Street San Lorenzo Village Makati City, Metro Manila, 1200
Contact number: (+382) 915-246-7859 / (+382) 917-160-5628
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Kach in Herceg Novi, Montenegro

Frequently Asked Questions About Montenegro Tourist Visa

1. How long does it take for the visa to be processed? 

It takes approximately 30 days to process it as your documents are sent to or from China. 

2. Can I submit it to the Embassy of Montenegro in China Directly? 

They said you can submit it through the Consul in the Philippines, but if you are in China, then you may request the consul if they can allow you to pass there.

3. Are there any other options? 

Sure! If you have the following visas or permits – the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Romania, and Croatia, you can skip this process.

4. What if I have incomplete documents? 

Then your visa application will not be processed. 

5. Will I get a refund in case I don’t get my visa? 

No. There’s absolutely no refund. 

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11 thoughts on “How to Apply For Montenegro Tourist Visa for Filipinos

  1. Dear Ms. Kach,

    Thank you for sharing your tips in applying for a Montenegro Visa. My wife and I still have a valid Japanese visa until April 2023, so do we still need to apply a Montenegro visa if we plan to visit the country this November?

    What is the procedure when we arrive at the immigration area in the airport? We just need to present the Japanese visa? Travel insurance? Hotel Bookings?

    If they allow us entry using the Japanese visa, can we visit Dubrovnik for a day tour, coming from Montenegro?

    Thank you so much Kach!

    1. Just show your visa po, flights, bookings; like regular tourist lang po.
      For Dubrovnik, di pwede ang Japanese MEV; you need a Croatia Visa.

  2. Hello, I have a Japan multiple entry visa that will expire in 2024. Can I travel from the Philippines to Montenegro without applying for a visa? If yes, can you please provide the 2022 travel requirements and recommend airline and hotel please? I am a solo traveller. Thank you in advance! And more power to twomonkeystravelgroup.com

  3. I’m a Filipino with a Japan visa that will expire on 2024 . Do I need to get a visa going to Montenegro? What are the requirements needed? Thanks!

    1. If that’s a multiple-entry-visa or a resident permit, then you can. Just present the visa, have bookings, and check the restriction requirements like pcr test, etc.

      1. Hello ? I’m a Filipino and I work in Japan. My friend invited me to visit Montenegro, what are the requirements needed? Is there any possibility I can travel to Montenegro this time of pandemic? Thank you ?

        1. Do you have a multiple entry Japan Visa? If yes, you can go there visa-free for 30 days. You’ll just need hotel bookings, return ticket, and a PCR Test.

  4. I am Filipino and I have a US tourist visa that will expire on 2026. Do I just book a ticket and fly to Montenegro?

    1. Yes, you can book a flight to Montenegro. You will also need travel insurance, PCR Test, etc. to pass the Philippine Immigration.

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Written by Kach Umandap

Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 151 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro where she's enjoying her expat life and living on a gorgeous Stonehouse. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.