This article guide contains easy-to-understand steps and things you want to remember or not. Driver’s license in Montenegro.
If you want to get a driver’s license in Montenegro, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, you need a residence permit. Why? If you do not have one, you will only have a limited stay in Montenegro and this is usually not enough to complete the whole process of exams and driving training. Read this article about How do you get a long-term visa and residence permit in Montenegro? To help you
Another thing to note is that you need to know the Montenegrin language. The first part of the exam consists of writing in Montenegrin. Then, during practical training, some instructors may speak English but you will need to check in advance at the driving school.
Steps to obtain a driver’s license in Montenegro
Before you can start practical driving training, you must first pass a theoretical test. To prepare students for this exam, depending on the driving school you are enrolling in, you should be in a 40-hour class for a few weeks.
The test has about 40 questions and is divided into 4 parts.
1. Parking and overtaking
2. Photo ID. Inspectors need to recognize road signs and police signals.
3-4 Questions about automotive parts, mechanics basics, and road safety.
The maximum score in the exam is 70 points. Recipients must pass at least 60 points. Exam duration is 1 hour.
Note: Before taking the exam, you must first provide a medical certificate. You can get it from any municipal health center. It is quick to get and costs 40 euros. Remember it is only valid for 1 year.
Practical driving training
Once you pass the theoretical exam, you can now get practical driving training. Teachers who are certified with fifth grade traffic education are available in schools. You can find an instructor who speaks your language.
There is a rule that learners must do practical training that lasts for 30 hours. Generally, students and instructors agree on meeting schedules and routes. The usual length of a diving lesson per meeting is 45 minutes. After finishing the training, if you feel that you are not ready yet, you can choose to pay more to extend your lesson to several hours. The Driving Test Commission will decide if you are ready to obtain a permit after checking your parking skills and city driving.
1. Check how you specialize in straight, slope and side parking.
Students. Students must demonstrate how to stop and continue riding down the slope.
If you meet the criteria – you, the instructor, and the commission member will start the city ride and demonstrate the skills you have acquired. The attendant will decide if you will pass during this city ride. You are allowed to make a maximum of 3 errors.
If you have met the parking standards but not city driving, then next time, you are offering only the part you failed.
Fees and prices
The total cost of the training depends on the driving you are applying for and the vehicle of your choice. The table below lists the average costs and examples of cars or motorcycles that you can use for training. There is no need to pay extra for petrol.
Obtaining a driver’s license from the Ministry of Interior
You need to have the following to issue a driving license.
- Application (Received at Branch after Submission)
- Certificate to pass driving test (for first driving license only)
- Medical Certificate – Not more than 12 months old. For people up to the age of 40, a medical certificate is not required
- Payment to the Ministry of Interior Bank account: 825-50-71 Model 05, Reference Number: (Depending on the municipality issuing the documents), Purpose: Other payments – 10.00 euros
- Payment Bank account Ministry of Interior: 825-50-71 Model 05, Reference Number: (Depending on the municipality issuing the documents), Purpose: Other payment – 5.00 euros
- ID document (ID card, passport for inspection)
Remember that if you already have a driver’s license from your home country, you do not need to take a driving test in Montenegro. That’s enough for you to get an international driving license.
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