The Office for Slovaks Living Abroad (ÚSŽZ) in 2017 issued 2,025 certificates for Slovaks living abroad. There is an increase in the number of people applying for this document, with which Slovak legislation combines, in particular, the right to temporary residence in Slovakia and also the right to employment without further administrative permits.
The largest number of such certificates was issued for Slovak expatriates living in Serbia (1,646), the Ukraine (355), the United States of America (6), Russia (5), and Bosnia and Herzegovina (4), reads the report on state policy in relation to Slovaks living abroad and provided with state support. The report, which also includes a draft state policy programme in relation to expatriates for 2019, was drafted by the Office for Slovaks Living Abroad and the cabinet approved it on June 6.
7. Jun 2018 at 23:40 | Compiled by Spectator staff