Why do you need a temporary work and residence permit in Montenegro?
The Law on Foreigners regulates the conditions for entry, movement, and stay of foreigners on the territory of Montenegro. Entry into Montenegro implies crossing the state border, the border crossing at which border control is performing. In terms of this law, detention of a foreigner in the airport’s transit area and anchorage of the port or port is not considered an entry into Montenegro.
The Law on Foreigners stipulates that the stay of foreigners in Montenegro is:
Temporary residence and work permit are proof of legal movement, residence, and work for a foreign citizen in the territory of Montenegro. It is mandatory to have it if the foreigner is employed and resides in the region of Montenegro.
Temporary residence and work permits are issued in the form of a plastic card that you show to the authorized entities per request, e.g., at border crossings or if you have committed a traffic violation. To drive a car in Montenegro with local license plates, you are required to have a registered temporary residence.
A work and residence permit in Montenegro is used for:
The duration of the residence and work permit is limited
Depending on the type of license, they have different validity periods. Thus, a temporary residence and work permit for employment are valid for up to one year. A temporary residence and work permit for seasonal jobs are valid for up to six months for one year. There are also permits for seconded workers for a maximum of 3 months during one calendar year.
As one of its services, Finance Plus currently offers a service for work and residence permits, regardless of the type. The client is obliged to be present in person when submitting and taking over the license. In the process of preparing the necessary documentation, Finance Plus employees will support the client.
Types of temporary residence and work permits:
One of the frequently asked questions is which documents are needed for obtaining a work and residence permit for employment?
Required documentation for submitting a permit application
Required documentation for submitting a request for temporary residence based on ownership of a real estate
A foreigner in Montenegro may exercise the right to reside based on ownership of real estate (apartment, house, office space)
If you are a foreign citizen and want to start a company or get a job in one of the Montenegrin companies, we could be your support.
Providing the necessary documentation requires excellent knowledge of the local legislation. Therefore, we guarantee to complete the necessary documentation according to the legislation to avoid high fines and non-fines.
Our associates speak English, German, and Russian.
A competent institution for issuing residence and work permits is the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Montenegro.
For further information, please contact us.