OREANDA-NEWS. From September 10, the Montenegrin authorities are introducing a requirement for a mandatory negative test for COVID-19, confirmation of vaccination or a previous illness, said Igor Galich, director of the Institute of Public Health.

Currently, citizens of Russia and a number of other states can enter Montenegro without any requirements and restrictions. At the same time, direct flights between the Russian Federation and the republic have not been restored.

"Entry to Montenegro for Montenegrin citizens and foreigners is allowed if they are fully vaccinated or received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, if they have a negative PCR test done not earlier than 72 hours in advance, or an express test not earlier than 48 hours in advance, if they have confirmation of the transferred coronavirus, as well as at least 14 and no more than 180 days from a positive PCR test, "the Cabinet of Ministers published a statement from Galich.

Entry from neighboring Serbia, Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and self-proclaimed Kosovo, citizens of these countries and Montenegrins does not require these documents.

Weddings, birthdays and other private celebrations are allowed with one of the listed guest confirmations. The same rules apply to visitors to museums and galleries. Gatherings of more than 50 people in open space are prohibited.