Visa Procedure

List of documents needed for Residence permit application abroad:
  • Passport,
  • Application form for residence permit,
  • 2 passport sized photos (3,5x4,5 cm),
  • Bank declaration - the minimum balance on the bank account must be €2400,
  • Police clearance certificate with apostille - if a police authority confirms integrity only for a given area within country (city, state, etc), an applicant must provide also Declaration of integrity with apostille,
  • Final letter from the Faculty,
  • Confirmation of tuition fees payment.


Police clearance certificate and Declaration of integrity must have apostille. Kindly check whether your country is a contracting party to Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (
All documents must be translated by a sworn translator to Slovak language. Documents may be max. 90 days old on the day of submission at the Embassy. 
If a minor student applies for a residence permit, his parents must be present at the Embassy in order to sign a RP form in front of the Slovak counselor.
We strongly recommend appointing local representative in Slovakia, who may help to inquiry current state of your application at a given police station in Slovakia.
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