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Slovakia Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans

US nationals require a passport valid for the period of stay, but no visa is needed for a stay of up to 90 days within a six-month period. Passengers must hold health insurance covering their period of stay and sufficient funds of at least $50 for every intended day of stay, immigration officials accept trevellers cheques as proof of funds but they do not accept credit cards.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

British citizens do not require a visa and must hold a passport valid for the period of stay. British Nationals (Overseas), British Overseas Territories Citizens or British Subjects with right of abode in the UK, with a passport valid for the period of stay, do not need a visa for up to 90 days in any six-month period. Other passport holders require a visa and a passport valid for at least three months after expiry date of visa.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadians require a passport valid for the period of stay, but no visa is needed for a stay of up to 90 days within a six-month period. Passengers must hold health insurance covering their period of stay and sufficient funds of at least $50 for every intended day of stay, immigration officials accept trevellers cheques as proof of funds but they do not accept credit cards.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australians require a passport valid for the period of stay, but no visa is needed for a stay of up to 90 days within a six-month period. Passengers must hold health insurance covering their period of stay and sufficient funds of at least $50 for every intended day of stay, immigration officials accept trevellers cheques as proof of funds but they do not accept credit cards.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South Africans require a visa for entry to Slovakia and passports must be valid. Slovakia is a Schengen member state. Passengers must hold health insurance covering their period of stay and sufficient funds of at least $50 for every intended day of stay, immigration officials accept trevellers cheques as proof of funds but they do not accept credit cards.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for the period of stay, but no visa is needed for a stay of up to 90 days within a six-month period. Passengers must hold health insurance covering their period of stay and sufficient funds of at least $50 for every intended day of stay, immigration officials accept trevellers cheques as proof of funds but they do not accept credit cards.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a passport valid for the period of stay, but no visa is needed.

Passport/Visa Note

Passengers are required to hold health insurance covering the period of stay in Slovakia, as well as funds equal to at least $50 per day of stay, travellers cheques are accepted but credit cards are not. The borderless region known as the Schengen area includes the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. All these countries issue a standard Schengen visa that has a multiple entry option that allows the holder to travel freely within the borders of all. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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