Donation to Government
With its natural beauty and beautiful medieval villages, Montenegro is very centrally located with easy access to all major European destinations. Montenegro offers a sophisticated choice of real estate investment opportunities. Since 2018, Montenegro is offering a citizenship program, making now possible for international investors to become citizens of Montenegro and take part in the success of this amazing country in the heart of Europe
Why become a citizen of Montenegro?
Extensive visa free travel
Montenegrins can travel to 116 countries visa-free including all Europe’s Schengen zone
Upcoming EU membership
Montenegro is expected to join the EU by 2025
Euro is the local currency
No need to add another currency to your portfolio
One of the lowest crime rates in Europe (25% less crime than in the UK)
Great location & holiday destination
On the Adriatic Sea, halfway between the western and eastern tips of the Mediterranean. Known as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, Montenegro has breathtaking scenery, beautiful towns and unique culture.
Low tax jurisdiction
Montenegro has both low personal and corporate tax
Yachting hot spot
Porto Montenegro is one of the world’s finest yachting marinas
How to obtain citizenship?
You can obtain citizenship via the government investment program that welcomes new citizens who are ready to contribute to the economy. The investment requirements are as follows:
Make a donation of €100,00
Montenegro Applicants must contribute €100,000 in the form of a government fund donation.
Make a real estate investment of a minimum of €250,000
Applicants are required to invest in approved real estate projects in the country. Depending on the location of the selected projects, applicants will have the choice of the following options:
- €250,000 investment in an undeveloped region (north of the country), OR
- €450,000 investment in a developed region (south of the country).
How long does it take?
Residency is obtained within 3 weeks and approval of citizenship within 6 months.
Who can apply?
Any Non-EU citizen can apply to become a citizen of Montenegro, as long as they:
- have no criminal record
- can justify the origin of the funds for investment
- hold a valid passport or travel document
- follow the investment requirements mentioned above (donation + real estate investment)
Additional interesting facts about Montenegro
Since 2006, Montenegro is an independent country
The official language is Montenegrin. English is widely spoken in all major cities and touristic areas.
Highest Mausoleum in the world
Perched 1657 metres above sea level on the top of the Lovćen Mountain, and overlooking the stunning Boka Bay, it takes 461 steps to land on the place where one of the Montenegrin 19th century rulers and poets Petar II Petrović Njegoš is buried.
Montenegro has 117 beaches along 293 kilometers of coastline.
621,718 (2020) – 75.93% Christianity – 19.21% Islam