Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Slovakia to start issuing a Schengen Visa

The Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry has published the requirements foreigners living outside the Schengen zone will need to follow to apply for a Schengen Visa, which the country will begin issuing on January 1, 2008.

The Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry has published the requirements foreigners living outside the Schengen zone will need to follow to apply for a Schengen Visa, which the country will begin issuing on January 1, 2008.

The required documents (not older than 90 days) are: an application form for a visa, a colour photograph, and a valid passport (valid at least three months longer than the date on which the visa expires). Applicants must also state the purpose of the visit and prove they have enough money to live on, and they must have a return ticket to leave the zone.

If traveling by car, the applicant must submit a driver's license, technical license for the car and have public liability insurance in case they cause an accident. The applicant's health insurance must be valid in all Schengen zone countries. A Schengen visa can be issued as an airport transit visa, transit visa, short-term visa and visa with a limited validity, and will cost €60 (approximately Sk2,000). TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.