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ENTRY INTO SLOVENIA

EEA citizens and Swiss nationals

A national of another EEA Member State (EEA citizens are nationals of EU Member States, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) or Switzerland may enter the Republic of Slovenia with a valid personal identity card or passport, and does not require an entry permit (visa) or residence permit, regardless of the purpose of entering and residing in the Republic of Slovenia (including entry for employment, study, self-employment or residence purposes).

 

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Third-country nationals

A national of a third country who wishes to enter and reside in the Republic of Slovenia for the purposes of a tourist, business, personal or other type of visit should obtain a visa at a diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Slovenia prior to their entering the country, unless they come from a group of countries which do not require a visa or if they are already in possession of one of the following permissions. 

 

Holders of a type C visa, issued by one of the Contracting Parties to the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement may, during the visa validity period, enter the Republic of Slovenia and stay in it as long as the total length of their stay in the territories of all the Contracting Parties, except in the territory of the Contracting Party which issued the visa, does not extend beyond 90 days in any 180-day period, or until the expiry of the visa if the visa should expire before the end of the 90 days period. The remaining number of days left in the Schengen Area, can be calculated by using the online calculator.

 

A holder of a residence permit issued by one of the Contracting Parties to the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement may enter the Republic of Slovenia with the residence permit and a valid passport and stay in the country, provided that the total length of their stay in the territories of all the Contracting Parties, except in the territory of the Contracting Party which issued the residence permit, does not extend beyond 90 days in any 180-day period, or until the expiry of the residence permit if the permit should expire before the end of the 90 days period.

 

A holder of a long-stay visa (type D), issued by one of the Contracting Parties to the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement, may enter the Republic of Slovenia with this visa and a valid passport and stay in the country, provided that the total length of their stay in the territories of all the Contracting Parties, except in the territory of the Contracting Party which issued the residence permit, does not extend beyond 90 days in any 180-day period, or until the expiry of the residence permit if the permit should expire before the end of the 90 days period.