Foreigners in Slovakia

News and features on living in Slovakia

New Year´s Eve fireworks in Bratislava
Exploring two phrases shaping Slovak culture. 8. jan8. Jan 2021, at 9:00
Ukrainians remain the highest group of foreigners in Slovakia. 21. dec21. Dec 2020, at 11:49
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Slovakia improved by two points in the migration index, but remains below average. 10. dec10. Dec 2020, at 11:55
A British Union flag is flown behind a European Union flag, backdropped by Parliament in London on April 10, 2019.
The Slovak parliament adopted new legislation as a response to the approaching end of the Brexit transition period. 9. dec9. Dec 2020, at 12:07
Some problems with the Foreigners’ Police continue.
The draft migration policy proposal is out. Where does a foreigner find the official, certified list of cultural realities and traditions they are supposed to respect? 26. nov26. Nov 2020, at 7:00
Caritas Slovakia's ‘World Without “the Other” – Migration Myths’ campaign educates Slovaks on migration in a fun and artistic way.
Religious organisations have added leverage in changing perceptions of foreigners and migrants, says Caritas Slovakia. 24. nov24. Nov 2020, at 13:35
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UK Nationals should check the British Embassy's "Living in Guide" for the most up-to-date information. 24. nov24. Nov 2020, at 11:11
Foreigners' Police in Dunajská Streda, southern Slovakia, changes its address on February 4, 2020.
It will be necessary to book an appointment for certain agenda. 4. nov4. Nov 2020, at 11:24
The Foreigners' Police department in Dunajská Streda.
Those who have booked appointments from October 26-30 must reschedule. 24. okt24. Oct 2020, at 15:12
Finding a new home in Slovakia. 3. okt3. Oct 2020, at 12:40
Self-portrait of Kvet Nguyen
Kvet Nguyen says the Slovak name she chose is a symbol of her multicultural identity. 23. sep23. Sep 2020, at 17:30
Most people who do not know any foreigner living in Slovakia personally reside in the Banská Bystrica Region, 54.6 percent, a new Focus survey for Milan Šimečka Foundation has found.
Half of the respondents in the latest Focus survey, 50.1 percent, believe foreigners in Slovakia cannot be trusted. 17. sep17. Sep 2020, at 14:38
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A short guide on how to cancel an appointment booked via the online system. 16. sep16. Sep 2020, at 17:40
"My krásna manželka (beautiful wife) and I."
I am moved beyond words by the beautiful spirit Slovaks possess, says foreigner Oscar Mathews following a hospital stay in Žilina. 8. sep8. Sep 2020, at 9:00
People queuing in front of the Foreigners' Police at Regrútska.
Having to endure constant harassment and pressure from people around was also emotionally draining, a foreigner talks about her night in Vajnory. 4. sep4. Sep 2020, at 7:30
In front of the Foreigners' Police in Bratislava
All foreigners should be able to book their appointment online, says the acting head of the Foreigners’ Police in an interview with The Slovak Spectator. and 1 more 4. sep4. Sep 2020, at 7:30
Foreigners' Police in Dunajská Streda, southern Slovakia, changes its address on February 4, 2020.
The changes come into force on September 3. 31. aug31. Aug 2020, at 17:50
The design of new residence cards for foreigners in Slovakia.
They follow the unified design of the EU countries and contain new security elements. 31. aug31. Aug 2020, at 11:34
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Foreigners’ Police department in Bratislava
Unable or unwilling to travel abroad this summer? Why not enjoy an excursion to the Foreigners’ Police, where a full day (at least) of excitement awaits! 20. aug20. Aug 2020, at 17:02
In front of the Foreigners' Police in Bratislava
Check out recent statistics about foreigners living in Slovakia. 13. aug13. Aug 2020, at 11:47