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Visa information

Slovakia is a member of the European Union and the Schengen area. Visitors from outside the European Union are advised to inform themselves about the visa requirements at their local embassy.

The Slovak Embassy in Moscow requests the following for the issue of tourist visas:

  • application for a visa (signed by the applicant)
  • documents required for a visa application:
    passport (valid for at least three months after return), 1 photograph that meets the ICAO requirements (colour, dimensions 3.5 x 4.5 cm), travel medical insurance valid throughout the stay, copy of the ID card, copy of the applicant’s previous Schengen visa
  • visa fee (€35 – issued within 5 working days, €70 – issued within 3 working days)
  • documents confirming the purpose of the trip:
    a voucher issued by an accommodation facility in the Slovak Republic with a stamp and signature of the authorised person.

For more information on the visa policy for your country, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (www.mzv.sk).