Why Miss Albania, Kosovo, Uruguay, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland, Saint Lucia & Montenegro are not present this year ? Discover withdraws of 2013 Miss Universe pageant here.
Albania: Fioralba Dizdari withdrew due to Kosovo not being able to compete.
Cayman Islands: No contest held
Cyprus: The date for Star Cyprus 2013 conflicted with Miss Universe.
Georgia (country) Georgia: Janeta Kerdikoshvili did not participate because of unexpected health problems. The official statement about her withdrawal was announced by Miss Georgia Organization.
Ireland: The Miss Universe Ireland pageant was rescheduled for the following year.
Kosovo: Mirjeta Shala withdrew because she wasn't able to enter Russia as it does not recognize Kosovo as an independent country.
Montenegro: Nikoleta Jovanović withdrew as she did not meet the minimum age requirements.
Saint Lucia: No contest held
Uruguay: Micaela Orsi withdrew because her visa application was denied by the Russian Embassy and for some disagreements about her contract with the national director.
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