FAQ: Non-EU citizens - dealing with immigration authorities

The Slovak Spectator brings you the set of the most frequently asked questions with regard to dealing with immigration authorities, in this case with the Foreign Police.

Slovak borderSlovak border (Source: Sme)

We have answered the frequently asked questions about residence in Slovakia with the kind help of theMigration Information Centre of the International Organisation for Migration - MIC IOM.

If you are an EU citizen, see the frequently asked questions answered here.

SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

Do you have more questions about residence in Slovakia? Please let us know at spectator@spectator.sk.

BASIC QUESTIONS:
Q: Who is a third country national?
Q: As a third country national, how long can I stay in Slovakia without a residence permit?
Q: Can I request a residence permit outside Slovakia?
Q: Where do I register? Who issues residence permits in Slovakia?

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

News digest: Supreme Court's ruling on the "Faecal Phantom" case

Slovakia will celebrate Slovaks living abroad. The Visegrad Group is now led by Slovakia.


10 h

Slovakia, a country where carmaking reigns supreme

Swedish carmaker will bring a huge investment.


16 h
Czech PM Petr Fiala (left) and Slovak PM Eduard Heger. The Czech Republic has taken over the rotating presidency of the European Council. Slovakia has assumed the rotating presidency of the Visegrad Group.

Slovakia takes over a divided V4 after Hungary's troubled presidency

Once united by big political goals, the Visegrad Group has been split by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Slovakia during its presidency wants to bring the group's shared goals back to the fore.


1. jul
Martin Macko is the son of retired general Pavel Macko.

Bratislava court decision on faeces attacker is erroneous, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court criticises judges who dealt with the case of Martin Macko, an alleged faeces attacker, in the past.


11 h
SkryťClose ad