Bratislava, Slovakia » City Info » Visa Requirements

Slovakia is a member of the Schengen Agreement and European Union. Other member countries of the Agreement do not require a Visa to enter Slovakia, given 90 days allowable stay.

The Schengen area consists of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

Nationals from countries not requiring a Visa when entering Slovakia.

Citizens of these countries are only permitted to stay for 90 days as a tourist and will not be granted work permit:

BruneiChileEl SalvadorGuatemala
HondurasHong KongIsraelKorea
MacauMalaysiaMexicoNew Zealand
Costa RicaJapanRomaniaSan Marino

Passport is required to all wishing to visit Slovakia.

Citizens from EU and EEA (EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) member countries do not require Visa to enter Slovakia. A valid passport OR the national ID card is accepted. There shall be no inquiries regarding the length of stay, travel funds or return ticket.

Holders of Refugee Travel Documents are allowed to enter Slovakia without Visa, provided the status of refugee is granted in compliance to Convention, EU states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland; Except those given refugee status from Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovak Republic and Slovenia.

Visa Requirements:

- valid Passport, at least 6 months before expiring
- Application form
- Colored ID photo, at least 3 months recent
- Purpose of the trip
- Proof of financial funds- travelers cheque or bank statements while staying in Schengen countries
- Travel itinerary with return / onward tickets
- Complete travel documents
- Medical insurance (minimum cover of EUR 30,000)
- Proof of visa fee payment
- Customs may check for a daily budget of $50 for the length of stay

Please note: The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. Please contact your nearest embassy for accurate, up-to-date information.