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Publikované 21.07.2022

In cases that cannot be delayed and which are connected with emergency or crisis situation, please contact us at emergency number

 

+1 202 361 6298

 

We would like to inform you, that emergency number works just for the most serious cases primarily connected with the arrest or other restriction of personal freedom, when citizen became a victim of a crime, serious accidents (severe injury-hospitalization) and illnesses, in case of death or repatriation.


Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, DC provides consular protection to citizen of the Slovak Republic and citizen of a member state of the European Union which is not represented in a third country or if it has no embassy, consulate or honorary consul there which is effectively in a position to provide consular protection in a given case. Same consular protection applies on a family member of citizen of the Slovak Republic and family member of the citizen of a member state of the European Union which is not represented in a third country or if it has no embassy, consulate or honorary consul there which is effectively in a position to provide consular protection in a given case.


Office hours:

Monday: 10.00-12.00 am and 01.00-03.00 pm
Wednesday: 10.00-12.00 am and 01.00-03.00 pm
Friday: 10.00-12.00 am and 01.00-03.00 pm
 

Consular department of the Embassy is closed for public on Tuesdays and Thursdays and during the state holidays in the Slovak Republic.


The Embassy will be closed in 2021:

1st of January, 6th of January, 15th of February, 1st of April, 5th of April, 31st of May, 5th of July, 6th of September, 11th of October, 24th of December.

 

The Embassy will be closed in 2022: 

17th of January, 21st of February, 15th of April, 18th of April, 30th of May, 20th of June, 4th of July, 5th of September, 10th of October, 26th of December.

We would like to provide you with a high quality execution of consular functions in consular district of the Embassy that is the reason why it is necessary to make a reservation of a date and time of your meeting at the Embassy.
You can make your reservation via e-mail cons.washington@mzv.sk

 

We would like to inform you that the Embassy accepts payments of administrative fees just by credit card. Administrative charges slightly changes monthly because of a change of convertible rate of USD – EUR.

 

It is always necessary to present yourself with valid document of identification:

  • citizens of the Slovak Republic: valid passport issued by the Slovak Republic or valid identification card issued by the Slovak Republic,

  • citizens of the member states of the European Union (just member states of Schengen area), Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein: valid passport issued by the state of their citizenship or valid identification card issued by the state of their citizenship which allows them to enter Slovak Republic,

  • citizens of other countries: valid passport recognized by the Slovak Republic.

Persons younger than 18 years old much or persons lacking legal capacity must come with their legal guardian if it is not stipulated other. Relation between these persons must by declared by public document (birth certificate, decision of court etc.).

The Embassy can execute consular functions base just on public documents issued or legalized by the state authorities of the Slovak Republic or public documents issued or legalized by the foreign state authorities when they are properly legalized (Apostille or consular superlegalization), except international agreement binding for the Slovak Republic stipulates others.

Public document is a document with seal of state authority and sign of relevant public servant.

Apostille is accepted when the state is a party of The Convention of Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Hague Convention). The Slovak Republic and USA are parties of Hague Convention.
We would like to inform you that since 1st of January 2018 is forbidden to park vehicles on parking places around Embassy. If you need to park your vehicle, please let us know via e-mail cons.washington@mzv.sk and provide to us vehicles brand, model and color.

In case of any additional questions, please send us an e-mail cons.washington@mzv.sk.

According to the Act No. 177/2018 Co. It is not necessary to submit documents, in case that the information is available for the administrative body in information registers of public administration. Mainly Slovak Criminal Records and Slovak Register documents when these were issued in the past and information are registered.

 

Consular jurisdiction

Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington DC

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, dependent US territories.

 

Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in New York

Alaska, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Washington, Wyoming.

 

Special jurisdiction just for Schengen visa application

Consulate General of the Austrian Republic in Los Angeles represents the Slovak Republic in the issuance of Schengen visas for applicants residing in states: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, California, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and dependent US territories.