Montenegro Shopping, Embassy and Communication

By | May 6, 2022



Official languages ​​are Serbian (63.6%), Montenegrin (22%), Bosnian (5.5%), Albanian (5.3%) and Croatian.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/07/2022 Orthodox Christmas Eve

01/07/2022 Orthodox Christmas holiday

04/22/2022 Orthodox Good Friday

04/25/2022 Orthodox Easter Monday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/09/2022 day of the victory

05/21/2022 Independence Day

07/13/2022 day of the state


In addition, religious holidays of the Orthodox Church are observed in most parts of the country.

Duty free shopping


The following items can be imported duty-free into Montenegro (persons aged 17 and over): 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos (up to 3 g each) or 250 g tobacco or a corresponding combination of these tobacco products; 1 liter of spirits with an alcohol content of more than 22% or 2 liters of alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content of less than 22%; 4 liters of wine; 16 liters of beer; 250 ml of eau de toilette or perfume up to 50 g; personal effects, if they are re-exported, up to a total value of €300 (travel by train/car) or €430 (travel by plane and sea); Children under 15 generally €150.

Prohibited Imports

Protected animal and plant species; weapons and ammunition; Animals (except pets). More information is available from

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Montenegro

Consulate in Zurich.

Spitalgasse 9
+41 (0)31 311 54 90. Embassy of the Republic of Montenegro

Honorary consulates in Innsbruck and Eisenstadt.

Lothringerstrasse 14-16, Top II/3
+43 (0)1 512 08 99. ministry Embassy of the Republic of Montenegro

Consulate General in Frankfurt/M.; Honorary Consulate in Hamburg.

Charlottenstr. 35/36
+49 (0)30 516 51 07 19, Consular Section: +49 (0)30 516 51 07 23.

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00. Consular Section: Mon, Wed and Fri 10am-1pm.


Business etiquette

Business hours: Mon-Fri 07.00/08.00-15.00/16.00.

Business contacts

Trade and Economic Department of the Embassy of Montenegro Charlottenstrasse 35/36, 10117 Berlin, Germany Tel. +49 (0)30 51 65 10 70. Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Central Europe (SEC) Kasernenstrasse 11, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland Tel. +41 (0 )44 291 94 01. Website: Montenegrin Chamber of Commerce Novaka Miloševa 29/II, Podgorica 81000, Montenegro Tel. +382 (0)20 23 05 45. Website:



According to, the country code of Montenegro is 00382.

Mobile phone

900/1800 GSM, 3G and 4G. Mobile operators include MTEL, Telenor and Crnogorski (T-Mobile) among others. There are international roaming agreements. However, it may be cheaper to buy a prepaid tourist SIM card locally.


A few Internet cafes, which are primarily venues for computer games, can be found in the larger cities. Most hotels, restaurants, cafés and bars now provide their guests with free WiFi. Public WiFi is also available at popular sights and in areas heavily frequented by tourists.

Post office

Mail to Western Europe takes about one to two weeks. Stamps are also sold in bookstores.


Numerous German-speaking radio stations can be received in Montenegro via Astra satellites or via the Internet.

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