UPDATE: The Montenegro Citizenship Program has closed on December 31, 2022.

Contents: What is | Requirement | Processing Timeline | Investment amount | Benefits | Consult | FAQ

Montenegro (Black Mountain) is located in Southern East Europe and is known as the Pearl of the Balkans. It has a Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate inland, scenic shoreline and an average of 180 sunny days a year which attracts many visitors. Over the past years, Montenegro has become a stable democratic jurisdiction with a fast-growing market economy. It’s a business-friendly environment, and an open economy has made it one of the cornerstones of Montenegrin economic policy.

The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program will be open only for 2,000 applicants from only non-EU countries for a limited period of 3 years only.

What is Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program?

The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment (MECP or CBI) program, launched in 2018;  allows investors to obtain citizenship in Montenegro in exchange for Real Estate investment in the country. The Montenegro permanent residency programme requires applicants to contribute to the development fund and invest in economic development projects approved by the Montenegro Government.

Montenegro is a candidate country to join the EU, and it is expected to enter the European Union in 2025. Citizens of Montenegro can enjoy visa-free travel in 123 countries including the European Schengen area.

What are Montenegro Citizenship through Investment Requirements?

Montenegrin Passport requirements

  • At least 18 yrs old
  • Contribution to Montenegro Government Fund – Min. €100,000
  • Buy Real Estate or invest in projects – Min. €250,000
  • Main Applicant Processing Fee – €15,000
  • Dependents – €10,000 each

All conditions above need to be met. See details of Requirements for Montenegro Citizenship

How long does it take to get Montenegro Citizenship by investment?

Montenegrin Citizenship thru Investment timeline

The processing time for a Montenegro Citizenship is 6 months.

  1. Application preparation time – 1 Month
  2. Processing time – 4-5 months
  3. Compliance Time by investing in Government approved Real estate – 1 month
  4. Montenegrin passport is issued

Details on Montenegro Citizenship Process

How much does Montenegro Citizenship Cost?

Montenegrin Citizenship Investment Costs

The Minimum investment amount for Montenegro Citizenship (passport) is typically over €370,000

  • Contribution to Government Fund – Min. €100,000
  • Buy Real Estate/Home or invest in projects – Min. €250,000
  • Main Applicant Processing Fee – €15,000
  • Dependents Fees cost – €10,000 each

All conditions above need to be met. Details of Montenegro Citizenship Cost

What are the benefits of Montenegro Citizenship?

  • Fast Process – Citizenship in 6 months
  • No min. physical residence or stay prior, during or after Citizenship
  • Visa free travel to 123 Countries, including EU Schengen Area
  • Dual Citizenship Allowed
  • Montenegro is a Prospective EU member state
  • Family members included and transferable to descendants

Montenegro Citizenship Consultant

EB5 BRICS can help you navigate Montenegro Economic Citizenship Programme (MECP) through our presence in conjunction with our Legal Partner. Our team speaks English, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.

Phone: +1 (213) 344-5941
E-mail: info@eb5brics.com

Montenegro Immigration for Investors – FAQ

Am I eligible for a Montenegro Citizenship?

You are eligible for a Montenegro Citizenship through investment if you meet certain conditions like buying a house/Real Estate, be at least 18 years of age and a Clean criminal record. Citizenship by investment in available thru their CBI/MECP program.

How long does one have to live in Montenegro to get citizenship?

With Citizenship through investment program for Montenegro, there is no physical presence requirement at all. You can get citizenship within 6-7 months by Investing in government approved Home/Property.