The Miss Universe Albania Pageant was established in 2002 in Tirana. In 2007 the franchise was given to Former Miss Universe head photographer, Fadil Berisha.
Miss Universe Albania 2017 will be crowned on June 29, 2017. The winner will have the opportunity to compete at Miss Universe later this year. The reigning Miss Albania Universe Lindita Idrizi will crown her successor at the end of the event. Idrizi represented Albania at the Miss Universe 2016 and was awarded Miss Photogenic.