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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Dzankic, Jelena

Published: February 2010 - Latest Update: November 2012

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Dzankic, Jelena

Published: February 2013

Country expert(s)

Dzankic, Jelena

Current citizenship law

Montenegrin Citizenship Act of 14 February 2008 LANGUAGE: uk


Zakon o crnogorskom državljanstvu, 14. februara 2008 (consolidated version 2011) LANGUAGE: Montenegro


Please note that the English language translation above is a version of the legislation as enacted in 2008 and does not include subsequent amendments.  The Montenegrin version is consolidated with amendments up to and including 31/05/2011, but does not include the subsequent amendment of 08/09/2011.  For details of all amendments, please consult the National Citizenship Laws Database for Montenegro

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Montenegro domestic case law
International and European case law Montenegro International and European case law
Citizenship statistics N/A
Citizenship News

The growing trend of offering citizenship to foreign investors in European countries fuels controversy

Europeanisation in action: Montenegro changes its citizenship law

Montenegro: Freeze in the business citizenship offer

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship