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Visa

Depending on the country you come from, you may need an ID card, a passport or even a visa in order to enter Slovakia. Participants travelling from countries requiring VISA to enter Slovakia, please contact sqm2007@saske.sk for an invitation letter.

VISA CONDITIONS OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC WITH OTHER COUNTRIES

I. MUTUAL VISA ABOLITION - with Exception of EU and EES States (for all kinds of passports) (with maximum length of stay in the country without visa)

Andorra 90 days
Argentina 90 days
Bolivia 90 days (for Slovak nationals + 2x 30 days), 30 days (for nationals of Bolivia)
Brazil 90 days
Bulgaria 90 days
Costa Rica 30 days for Slovak nationals, 90 days for nationals of Costa Rica
Chile 90 days
Croatia 90 days (for Slovak nationals - tourist)
Guatemala 90 days
Honduras 30 days for Slovak nationals, 90 days for nationals of Honduras
Hongkong 90 days
Israel 90 days
Japan 90 days
Malaysia 90 days
Mexico 90 days
Monaco 3 months
New Zealand 90 days (for New Zealand nationals and for Slovak nationals)
Nicaragua 30 days for Slovak nationals, 90 days for nationals of Nicaragua
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 90 days
Paraguay 90 days
Romania 30 days
Salvador 90 days
San Marino 30 days
Singapore 90 days for Slovak nationals, 90 days for nationals of Singapore
Switzerland 90 days
Holy See (Vatican) 30 days
Uruguay 90 days
Venezuela 90 days

II. UNILATERAL VISA ABOLITION

Albania not specified (for Slovak nationals only)
Australia 90 days (for Australian nationals only)
Bosna and Hercegovina 90 days (for Slovak nationals only 15.5.2007 - 30.9.2007)
Brunei 90 days (for Brunei nationals only)
Canada 90 days (for Canadian nationals only)
Colombia 180 days (for Slovak nationals only)
El Salvador 90 days (for Salvadoran nationals only)
Georgia 90 days
Honduras 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Kyrgyzstan 30 days (for Slovak nationals only, letter of invitation is needed)
Maledives up to 28 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Mauritius not specified (for Slovak nationals only)
Morocco 3 months for Slovak nationals
New Zealand 90 days (for New Zealand nationals only)
Nicaragua 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Panama 90 days (for Panamanian nationals only)
Peru 90 days (for Slovak nationals only from October 10, 2003)
Philippines 21 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Serbia and Montenegro 90 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Seychelles not specified (for Slovak nationals only; based upon a permission for entry which can be obtained after the arrival in Seychelles)
South Africa, Republic of 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Sovereign Military Order of Malta 180 days
Sri Lanka 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Ukraine 90 days (for Slovak nationals only), to 30.6.2006
United Nations Organization (UN) 30 days (for UN staff only)
U.S.A. 90 days (for US nationals only)

III. PARTIAL VISA ABOLITION (WITH REGULATORY ARRANGEMENTS)

Antigua and Barbuda return air-ticket and voucher are required (for Slovak nationals only)
Grenada not specified; return air-ticket and valid passport are required (for Slovak nationals only)
Tunisia return air-ticket and voucher are required (for Slovak nationals only; organized trips only)

IV. VISA ABOLITION FOR HOLDERS OF DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORTS ONLY

Albania 90 days
Algeria 90 days
Argentina 90 days
Armenia 90 days
Azerbaijan 90 days
Belarus 90 days
Bolivia 90 days
Brazil 90 days
Cambodia short-term stay
Chile 90 days and during mission
China not specified
Costa Rica 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) not specified
Egypt 90 days
Georgia 90 days
Honduras 30 days (for Slovak nationals only)
Ireland 90 days
Jordan 90 days
Kazakhstan 90 days
Laos up to 3 months
Morocco 90 days
Macedonia 90 days
Mexico 90 days
Moldova 90 days
Mongolia up to 3 months
Pakistan 90 days
Panama 90 days
Peru 90 days
Philippines not specified
Russia 90 days
Serbia and Montenegro 90 days
Thailand 90 days
Tunisia 90 days
Turkey 90 days
Turkmenistan 90 days
Ukraine 90 days
Uruguay 90 days
Uzbekistan 90 days
Venezuela 90 days
Vietnam 90 days
Yemen short-term stay

Nationals of all countries not listed in any of the above categories are requested to check the conditions for obtaining the visa with the Embassy or Consulate General of the Slovak Republic accredited in the country of their residence, and obtain the visa prior to their arrival in the Slovak Republic. Slovak nationals also need for the entry to the countries not listed in any of the above categories valid visa of the particular country they intend to visit prior to their arrival.

Citizens of the European Union should be able to travel with their ID card only.

More information on visa and passport needs for citizens of non-EU countries can be found in the English section of the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic: www.foreign.gov.sk (the page is written in Slovak, click on English to get the English version). The cited website contains a list of Embassies of the Slovak Republic all around the world, which can be helpful to get more specific information directly from the concerned embassy or consulate general.

Slovak embassies in some countries

The table below provides contact information of the Slovak embassies and consulates in some countries. If you cannot find your country in the list, please contact the organizers: sqm2007@saske.sk.

BRASIL www.brasilia.mfa.sk eslovaca@brazilia.mfa.sk
CHINA (Shanghai) www.cgshanghai.mfa.sk consulate.shanghai@mfa.sk
CHINA (Beijing) www.beijing.mfa.sk slovak.emb.bj@svkmofabeijing.com
CROATIA www.zagreb.mfa.sk slovak.emb@zg.t-com.hr
IDNIA www.newdelhi.mfa.sk slovakia@vsnl.com
ISRAEL www.telaviv.mfa.sk slovemb1@barak.net.il
SOUTH AFRICA www.pretoria.mfa.sk slovakemb@telkomsa.net
MEXICO www.mexicocity.mfa.sk eslovaquia@prodigy.net.mx
RUSSIA (Sankt Peterburg) www.cgsanktpeterburg.mfa.sk gksr@peterburg.mfa.sk
RUSSIA (Moscow) www.simoscow.mfa.sk si@moskva.mfa.sk
SERBIA www.belgrade.mfa.sk embassy@belehrad.mfa.sk
UKRAINE (Uzhhorod) www.cguzhhorod.mfa.sk gkuzhorod@utel.net.ua
UKRAINE (Kiev) www.slovakia.kiev.ua embassy@kiev.mfa.sk