Slovakia Visa Requirements for international students

Visa Requirements for Students in Slovakia

Visa requirements for students that want to study in Slovakia are different for students depending on their citizenship. Select you country below, learn about the relevant regulations and find the embassies and consulates in your country!

1.Step: Select your Country

Slovakia is a country within the Schengen Area, and as such adopts the same visa processes as the union. Students from countries in the EU/EEA do not need a visa to come into the country for study purposes for less than 90 days. For study periods longer than 90 days, foreign students must apply for a temporary residence visa that grants them student status in the Slovak Republic.

A direct application for a visa must be made and submitted personally at the nearest Slovakian Consulate to the applicant. RocApply can help you to manage your visa application process and ensure that you successfully meet all the requirements. Read the instructions below.

Passport Requirements:

  • International passport valid for at least months and two open visa pages for Slovakia student visa.

Two Passport Photographs

  • The passport photographs must be recent and contain a full facial profile. Measurements should be 2cm by 2cm and a white/light background.

Proof of appropriate housing arrangements

Acceptance letter from a recognized Slovakian higher institution

Police records and character reports

Health insurance

Visa application fee

Please note that most embassies receive high volumes of applications regularly, so please schedule an appointment 4 to 6 weeks prior, for in-person submission of documents and/or visa interviews. It takes approximately 1 to 4 weeks from the date of your appointment to hear back from the embassy or consulate about any decision on your visa.

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