Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU
According to new decree of the Public Health Authority issued the 4th April 2020, are all persons traveling to Slovakia, which means both Slovak and foreign nationals, obliged to be isolated in state quarantine centres. This measure is effective as of 07,00 the 6th of April, 2020...
Today (March 26, 2020), Igor Matovič, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic used his first talk with the European leaders to send a strong signal, expressing that the new government of the Slovak Republic is involved in a maximum mobilisation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. During the meeting of the leaders, which took place in the form of a videoconference and replaced the regular March summit, the Prime Minister confirmed the clear pro-European direction of the new cabinet. He assured the European leaders that Slovakia will be a reliable partner that will support joint and effective European solutions, and this not only in response to the current crisis.
Today (March 23, 2020), the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Martin Klus represented Slovakia at the meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers, which, due to restrictions linked to the spread of the new coronavirus, took place in the form of a video-conference.
Based on the decision of Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, the diplomatic missions of the Slovak Republic abroad are registering information about citizens who are currently staying abroad and are interested in returning to Slovakia. Since the telephone lines are permanently occupied, we recommend registering electronically. (When registering it is necessary to state one’s identification and contact details, and the reason why one is staying abroad.)
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic recommends that the citizens of the Slovak Republic not travel to any country of the world.