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Time to

6 years


187 countries



Time to Residency

6 months

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 immigrating to the US?

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

Safe place

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)



Official language

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.

Beautiful coastline

Montenegro has 117 beaches along 293 kilometers of coastline.


621,718 (2020) – 75.93% Christianity – 19.21% Islam