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WEBINAR: Residence and employment of foreign university students in Slovakia WEBINAR: Residence and employment of foreign university students in Slovakia Thursday, 16 May 2024 ARE YOU: coming to study in Slovakia but unsure about what type of residence/visa to apply for? already a university student but do not know your rights and duties or whether you can work along with...
Important Information: Changes to Migration Information Centre (MIC) Services Important Information: Changes to Migration Information Centre (MIC) Services Tuesday, 19 March 2024 Regional MIC branches in other regional cities will cease providing services as of  March 31, 2024. From April 1, 2024, MIC will continue to offer its core services in 📍Bratislava and 📍Košice. For...
Information and assistance in connection with the war in Ukraine Information and assistance in connection with the war in Ukraine Monday, 05 February 2024 UA: Інформація і допомога - ситуація в Україні - ця стаття доступна українською мовою  Entry in Slovakia • After entering...
Changes in the Act on the Residence of Foreigners related to the extraordinary situation declared in connection with the war in Ukraine Changes in the Act on the Residence of Foreigners related to the extraordinary situation declared in connection with the war in Ukraine Tuesday, 02 January 2024 The Slovak parliament has approved an amendment to the Act on the Residence of Foreigners, which is dealing with issues emerging in connection with the war in Ukraine.  Note: a crisis situation is...
The IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) also provides services to Slovaks and their family members returning from abroad The IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) also provides services to Slovaks and their family members returning from abroad Monday, 12 June 2023 Part of MIC's activities within the framework of the Recovery and Resilience Plan of the Slovak Republic is also the provision of services for Slovak returnees (citizens of the Slovak Republic who plan...
Visit the new IOM MIC offices Visit the new IOM MIC offices Thursday, 23 March 2023 Visit the new offices of the IOM Migration Information Centre in 8 regions:     811 09 Bratislava, Slovakia     917 01 Trnava, Slovakia     949 01 Nitra, Slovakia     911 01 Trenčín, ...
Comprehensive information for EU citizens and their family members Comprehensive information for EU citizens and their family members Tuesday, 27 December 2022   The information in this article is intended for citizens of a member state of the European Union, the European Economic Area (EEA) and the Swiss Confederation.   STAY OF EU CITIZEN An EU citizen...
Expanded free services  Expanded free services Thursday, 01 December 2022   Migration Information Centre IOM (MIC) within the Recovery and Resilience Plan of the Slovak Republic provides:   Migrant Support: Open Slovak Language Courses  Employment Counselling Legal...
Change of address of the IOM MIC in Košice Change of address of the IOM MIC in Košice Monday, 28 November 2022 From Thursday, 1 December 2022, you can find the IOM Migration Information Centre in Košice at the new address: Floriánska 19, 040 01 Košice, 2nd floor. Route from the old address (Poštová st.) to...
How to Get a Job in Slovakia - Advice for Refugees, Temporary Refuge Holders or Asylum Seekers from Ukraine How to Get a Job in Slovakia - Advice for Refugees, Temporary Refuge Holders or Asylum Seekers from Ukraine Thursday, 14 April 2022   As a citizen of Ukraine, I can stay in Slovakia for 90 days under the visa-free regime. I am not obliged to immediately apply for any form of international protection or temporary refuge, but I am...
Інформація і допомога - ситуація в Україні Інформація і допомога - ситуація в Україні Thursday, 24 February 2022 В'їзд на територію СР • Після в'їзду на територію СР • НОВА ІНФОРМАЦІЯ! Тимчасовий притулок (найпростіший ...
WARNING: The revocation of extraordinary situation in relation to COVID-19 is effective from 15th September 2023 onwards WARNING: The revocation of extraordinary situation in relation to COVID-19 is effective from 15th September 2023 onwards Monday, 03 January 2022 The revocation of extraordinary situation declared on 11 March 2020 in relation to COVID-19 is effective from 15th September 2023 onwards. The extraordinary situation may be affecting your current...
COVID-19: official measures and important information (updated continually) COVID-19: official measures and important information (updated continually) Friday, 10 December 2021 IMPORTANT: The state of emergency declared on 25 November 2021 ended on 22 February 2022. The extraordinary situation (crisis situation) declared on 11 March 2020 is still in force.   IMPORTANT: Changes...
IOM Slovakia Podcasts: Dialogues with People from all over the World IOM Slovakia Podcasts: Dialogues with People from all over the World Thursday, 25 November 2021 In the series of podcasts Aj my sme tu doma, you will get to know several countries of the world in conversations with people who were born there and later decided to live in Slovakia. In the podcasts,...
We are helping foreigners in Slovakia since 2006 We are helping foreigners in Slovakia since 2006 Monday, 03 May 2021 In 15 years, the IOM Migration Information Centre has helped already 53,000 foreigners. Foreigners arriving in Slovakia most often need help with the first steps in obtaining a residence permit and...
VIDEO TUTORIAL: Impact of the Covid-19 on the temporary residence for the purpose employment in Slovakia VIDEO TUTORIAL: Impact of the Covid-19 on the temporary residence for the purpose employment in Slovakia Wednesday, 16 December 2020 DO NOT MISS: A useful video tutorial on the impact of measures due to the Covid-19 on foreigners from non-EU countries with the temporary residence for the purpose of employment in Slovakia. Find out if...
"Marriage and Family Reunion of Non-EU Foreigners in Slovakia": Webinar Recording Tuesday, 15 December 2020 We would like to share with you the recording of the webinar about marriage and family reunion, organized by IOM MIC on December 10 (in English).
Changes from October 1: foreign businesspersons are no longer registered in the Commercial Register Changes from October 1: foreign businesspersons are no longer registered in the Commercial Register Tuesday, 15 September 2020 From 1 October 2020, foreign natural persons are no longer registered in the Commercial Register. The right of a foreign natural person (a person who does not have a permanent residence in Slovakia)...
COVID-19: Termination of employment relationship COVID-19: Termination of employment relationship Tuesday, 28 April 2020 Q&A Termination of employment relationship  An employment relationship can be terminated by agreement, notice, immediate termination or termination in the probationary period. A fixed-term...
WEBINAR: Employment rights and obligations of highly qualified workers in Slovakia Wednesday, 01 April 2020   Do you work or plan to work in Slovakia? Join our informative webinar for highly qualified foreign workers in Slovakia and learn the basics about Slovak labour law and your employment rights and o...
COVID-19 Info Leaflet for Migrants COVID-19 Info Leaflet for Migrants Monday, 23 March 2020 To support municipalities to raise awareness about COVID-19 among the migrant population, IOM Italy has produced the following multi-language informative leaflets. To download the leaflet, click on...
What you need to know as a student with temporary residence in Slovakia What you need to know as a student with temporary residence in Slovakia Monday, 16 September 2019 Migration Information Center IOM prepared a new factsheet concerning duties and obligations of Foreign Nationals holding a temporary residence permit for the purpose of study in Slovakia. The factsheet...
What you should know before signing an employment contract What you should know before signing an employment contract Monday, 16 September 2019 Migration Information Center IOM prepared a new factsheet on the subject of employment contract related to employment in Slovakia. The factsheet was designed to provide the foreign nationals in Slovakia...
Changes (mostly) in rules for employment of foreign workers as of January 1, 2019 Changes (mostly) in rules for employment of foreign workers as of January 1, 2019 Friday, 04 January 2019 On January 1, 2019, both Act on Employment Services and Act on Residence of Foreigners have been amended Shortage occupation list will be updated more frequently, every quarter. Central Office of Labor,...
News on maternity benefit News on maternity benefit Thursday, 22 November 2018 Starting next year, parents will be able to receive maternity benefit simultaneously. The current legislation does not allow a mother and a father to receive maternity benefit simultaneously. From next...
Shortage occupations list Shortage occupations list Tuesday, 26 June 2018 Central Office of Labor, Social Affairs and Family has published a shortage occupations list in regions with an average registered unemployment rate below 5% in 2017. For more information, visit the website...
Changes to the Act on Residence of Foreigners: Single permit for employment Changes to the Act on Residence of Foreigners: Single permit for employment Thursday, 03 May 2018 From May 1, 2018, an employer wishing to hire a foreigner must report a job vacancy to the competent Labour Office at least 20 working days prior to submitting the application for temporary residence for...
Changes to the Act on Residence of Foreigners: Proof of accommodation Changes to the Act on Residence of Foreigners: Proof of accommodation Thursday, 03 May 2018 As of May 1, 2018, it will no longer be necessary to submit the original of the deed of ownership to prove the accommodation to the Foreign Police. The declaration of the owner/owners on providing the...
Zmena zákona o pobyte cudzincov Zmena zákona o pobyte cudzincov Monday, 30 April 2018 1. mája 2018 nadobúda účinnosť novela zákona o pobyte cudzincov, ktorá prináša niekoľko významných zmien týkajúcich sa života cudzincov na Slovensku, ako aj novú úpravu podmienok na podávanie...
The change in health insurance of employees The change in health insurance of employees Thursday, 01 March 2018 The amendment to Act on Health Insurance came into effect in January 1st, 2018. The change primarily affects the employees without permanent residence in Slovakia and without health insurance in other...
From 1 September 2017, the Act on Residence of Foreigners is changed again and affects the students From 1 September 2017, the Act on Residence of Foreigners is changed again and affects the students Tuesday, 18 July 2017 The amendment of the Act on Residence of Foreigners comes into effect on 1 September 2017. It won´t be possible anymore for a student of Slovak language at a language course to apply for the residence...
From the 1st of January – the minimum wage increases From the 1st of January – the minimum wage increases Monday, 16 January 2017 From the 1st of January – the minimum wage increases From the 1st of January 2017 the minimum wage rises to 435 EUR per month (gross wage). The minimum wage is the lowest wage, which can be paid to...
Doing a business in Slovakia? Help us to improve our services. Doing a business in Slovakia? Help us to improve our services. Wednesday, 24 February 2016 Do you come from a country outside the EU/EEA and do you/would you like to carry out business activities in Slovakia?
NOTE: Change of Address of the IOM MIC Office in Bratislava NOTE: Change of Address of the IOM MIC Office in Bratislava Monday, 02 February 2015 As of 16 February 2015 the Office of the IOM Migration Information Centre in Bratislava has moved to a new address: Grösslingová 35, Bratislava (map). Other contacts (telephone and fax numbers, e-mails,...

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