living in Montenegro

Residence Permit in Montenegro


Foreign property buyers are able to obtain a one year residency permit based on the ownership of a property in Montenegro regardless of its value. The permit can be renewed annually. The following documents are required: 1. Proof of ownership of the property (List nepokretnosti) that is not older than 6 months 2. Proof from the bank of a 3.650…

How do I register my vehicle?

Foreign citizens in Montenegro who have received a temporary residency permit may register a purchased car in their name. For this you need: • Copy of certificate of registration of the vehicle (on the previous owner’s name) • The contract of sale and purchase • Your passport and a copy of the photopage and the page with the residency permit….

Is there a double taxation treaty between Montenegro and my country?


Montenegro has so far signed 42 double taxation treaties with various countries on income and property. 36 treaties (6 are pending) are now in force with: Albania, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Korea, Kuwait,  Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri…

How do I get a copy of the ownership list or deeds of my house?


The easiest way to get a copy of the ownership list would be to contact your lawyer. You can also obtain a copy direct from the Land Registry office (usually in the Municipality office). For a stamped copy you would need to pay 13 EUR fee. Alternatively you can check it on line at There are two ways to…

How do I pay utility bills?

All water, electricity, rubbish, phone, internet, cable TV bills can be paid in the local post office or bank. Alternatively, water and electricity can be paid directly to the company. Some banks offer the possibility to automatically pay your phone or electricity bills from your bank account. You can find more details regarding the price of electricity on this link…