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The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in London

25, Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 4QY, London, United Kingdom
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Tel.: +44 2073136470
Fax: +44 2073136481

Emergency mobile: 07866410783 - for reporting deaths, hospitalisations and other emergency situations regarding Slovak citizens. Notifications by the British Police or HMP Service of arrests/detentions/imprisonments of Slovak citizens should be reported via e-mail


E-mail for consular issues:


Since 1 September 2017, submitting of consular applications (passport, ID card, driving license, registration of birth and marriage, no criminal record, certificate of citizenship) is strictly on appointment basis via online portal only. Appointment for signature verification can be made via phone: 02073136470 or e-mail:

Issued passports, ID cards and driving licenses can be collected only on Wednesday 14:00 – 18:00 or Friday 9:00 – 12:00 without prior appointment.

Visa applications must be submitted via the portal: only. For further information on the process and conditions of visa issuance please check the section Services.


Working hours of visa & consular services except for national & state holidays
Monday 9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00
Tuesday 9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 13:00, 14:00 – 18:00
Thursday 9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00
Friday 9:00 – 12:00

Issued passports, ID cards and driving licenses can be collected only on Wednesday 14:00 – 18:00 or Friday 9:00 – 12:00 without prior appointment.


The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in London will be closed on following days:

19. 4. 2019 Good Friday
22. 4. 2019 Easter Monday
1. 5. 2019 Labour Day
8. 5. 2019 Day of Victory over Fascism


Study in Slovakia


  • 05.03.2019
    Call for applications within the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2019/2020.
  • 24.01.2019
    František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, led today (24 January) the session of the Interministerial Coordination Group (ICG) on Brexit at the level of state secretaries. The meeting was attended by the state secretaries of the ministries, the representatives of social partners, expert and professional organizations, as well as the representatives of the European Commission led by Céline Gauer, Deputy Secretary-General of the European Commission.
  • 21.01.2019
    The withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“the United Kingdom” or “the UK”) from the European Union following the British Government's notification should take place on 29 March 2019. At this point, it is unclear whether it is going to happen in orderly manner through the Withdrawal Agreement or without an agreement (so-called hard brexit). In the case of the orderly withdrawal, the existing rights of the EU citizens living in the UK and British citizens living in the EU will remain.
  • 17.01.2019
    The Israeli government award, Righteous Among the Nations, which gets awarded for selfless aid of persecuted Jews during the Holocaust has been awarded to another fifteen Slovak citizens in this year.
  • 17.12.2018
    Today (17 December 2018), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic met with his British partner, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, David Lidington, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor, and with Alan Duncan, Minister of State for Europe. The main themes of the talks were Slovakia’s Chairmanship of the OSCE and the current state of developments with regards to Brexit. Minister Lajčák presented to the partners the priorities of the chairmanship that Slovakia has determined. “We are assuming the OSCE’s Chairmanship in an uneasy situation, specifically, in the aftermath of the incident in the Sea of Azov, and we wish to act as a constructive partner with the aim of encouraging all stakeholders to a dialogue,” stated the head of the Slovak diplomatic service. He added that the intention of the Slovak party is to de-escalate tension and help the people who have found themselves in need because of a conflict taking place in the participating states of the OSCE. In this context, the discussion focused on foreign policy themes related to the situation in the Ukraine, the countries of the Eastern Partnership and the region of the Western Balkans.