Residence of foreigners in the territory of the Slovak Republic
Applicants for temporary residence (stay over 90 days) and permanent residence can choose, if they apply for temporary/permanent residence at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Delhi or if they apply for National D Visa for the purpose of submitting the application for temporary/permanent residence in Slovakia.
Reservation for temporary/permanent residence is done by e-mail email@example.com and applicant has to wait for confirmation. Multiple requests are not taken in consideration. Please send your enquries only to above mentioned address.
KINDLY NOTE: Applicants for the temporary residence for the purpose of ICT – Inter Company Transfer cannot apply for National D Visa to submit their application in Slovak Republic.
Reservation for National D visa has to be submitted online here: https://ezov.mzv.sk/e-zov/ (application has to be printed out and carried for appointment together with all necessary documents and filled application for National D (pdf; 493.05 KB)
Application for National D Visa for the purpose of submission of the temporary/permanent residence permit application in the Slovak Republic has to submitted at least 30 days before intended day of travel to Slovak Republic – all the mandatory documents have to be valid after arrival to Slovakia, so the applicant can submit the application at the Alien Police with valid documents – on the date of submission they must not be older than 90 days. If the applicant is not able to submit complete set of the mandatory documents on the day of application for National D visa, application cannot be accepted and Embassy of the Slovak Republic in New Delhi will provide applicant with written information about missing documents.
Embassy of the Slovak Republic in New Delhi will decide upon the application within 30 days after it has been submitted. National D visa cannot be issued without prior permission of Central Visa Bureau of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic.
KINDLY NOTE: Applicant is fully responsible for preparing his/her application according to standards required by the Act on residence of Aliens N. 404/2011 Z. z. of the Slovak Republic. Therefore it is suggested to consult application with the future employer or receiving institution (university, NGO), Alien Police etc.
Requests for documentation check by e-mail or phone prior to submission will not be attended to.
Citizen of the third country with issued National D visa for the purpose of submission of the application for the temporary residence for the purpose of employment cannot be employed before he/she has the temporary residence granted.
General information on mandatory documents for application for National D visa:
- valid passport
- 2 current colour photographs (white background) 3 x 3,5 cm
- medical travel insurance valid for 90 days (starting the intended day of travel)
- documents required for the temporary/permanent residence application in Slovakia; complete set of valid documents plus complete set of photocopies are mandatory
- proof of accommodation valid for 90 day (starting the intended day of travel)
- documents confirming sufficiency of the financial resources for covering costs of the stay for 90 days
- air ticket reservation for the travel to Slovakia
Citizens of India have to provide Police Clearance Certificate issued by Regional Passport Office and apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. This document is mandatory.
Embassy of the Slovak Republic in New Delhi recommends also to provide affidavit (notary statement) of no criminal offence committed on the whole territory of the Republic of India apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India – this document is not mandatory.
Citizens of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka – documents must be legalised by respectful Ministries of Foreign Affairs and superlegalised by Embassy of the Slovak Republic in New Delhi prior to any other action (copy, translation etc).
All the documents have to be translated by official translator from the list of the official translators registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic. There is no official translator to Slovak language registered in India.
Application fee for National D Visa for the purpose of submitting the application for temporary/permanent residence in Slovakia is equivalent of 33 EUR in Indian Rupees (according to monthly exchange rate – exact information is provided on the date of application).
Collection of fingerprints requires physical presence of every applicant.
Citizens of third countries with valid Schengen visa travelling to Slovak Republic cannot submit their application for the temporary or permanent residence at the Alien Police in Slovak Republic.
Last Update Date: 4.7.2019 Create Date: 10.12.2018