Summary

In the early hours of 22 February there was a grenade attack on the US embassy compound premises in Podgorica. The attacker died at the scene, there were no other casualties. The Montenegrin authorities investigation into the incident is ongoing. Roads around the US embassy may remain affected for the time being. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

Most visits to Montenegro are trouble-free.

Terrorist attacks in Montenegro can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You must register with local police within 24 hours of your arrival in Montenegro.

Under Montenegrin law you must carry a valid form of ID with you at all times, for example a driving licence, passport or equivalent, otherwise you may be fined. Keep a photocopy of your passport in a safe place.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.