Montenegro - Autoridad competente (Art. 6)

The courts of first instance of Montenegro:

Basic Court of Bar
Basic Court of Berane
Basic Court of Bijelo Polje
Basic Court of Danilovgrad
Basic Court of Žabljak
Basic Court of Kolašin
Basic Court of Kotor
Basic Court of Nikšic
Basic Court of Plav
Basic Court of Pljevlja
Basic Court of Podgorica
Basic Court of Rožaje
Basic Court of Ulcinj
Basic Court of Herceg Novi
Basic Court of Cetinje

President of the Court is authorized to certify the authenticity of the documents or the person who is authorized by the President of the Court with the seal "Apostille".

The Ministry of Justice may also issue Apostilles for the public documents issued by the authorities in the district of every Court of First Instance in Montenegro if the necessary conditions are fulfilled, i.e. when the Ministry's database has a sample of the signature and stamp which the public document bears.

Contact details:

Address: Ministry of Justice of Montenegro
Vuka Karadžića 3
81000 Podgorica
Telephone: +38 220 407 510
Fax: -
General website:
Contact persons: Dara Tomčić, senior advisor
Language(s) of communication: Montenegrin


Address: Basic court in Podgorica
13 July nn
81000 Podgorica
Telephone: +38 220 481 238
Fax: -
General website:
Contact persons: -
Language(s) of communication: Montenegrin

Practical Information:

Price: - The verification in the Basic Court - original documents 12 EUR, the translation of a document 6 EUR;
- The verification in the Ministry of Justice – tax on request 2 EUR plus 2 EUR for the verification of each paper, for translations € 2.00 per request and € 0.60 per sheet.
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