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Comprehensive information for EU citizens and their family members

 

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 who stays in Slovakia for more than three months is obliged to request registration of residence within 30 days from the expiration of three months from the day of entry into the territory of the Slovak Republic. For information on the residence of EU citizens, reporting and registration of residence and basic obligations of EU citizens, click here.

 

STAY OF A FAMILY MEMBER OF AN EU CITIZEN

For information on the residence of family members of EU citizens who are citizens of non-EU countries, click here.

 

EMPLOYMENT

An EU citizen can be employed on the territory of the Slovak Republic without the need to obtain a work or other permit.

In the event that an EU citizen registers the residence of an EU citizen on the territory of the Slovak Republic on the basis of employment in Slovakia, he can attach an employment contract, a promise from the employer or a confirmation of employment from the employer to his application for registration of residence at the foreign police.

 

INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS OF EU CITIZENS

If you employ an EU citizen, you have the obligation to submit an information card on the establishment of an employment relationship to the relevant office of labour, social affairs and family within 7 working days of the worker's starting employment.

If the employment of an EU citizen has been terminated, as an employer you are obliged to submit an information card on the termination of the employment relationship to the relevant office of labour, social affairs and family within 7 working days from the termination of employment.

The relevant office of labour, social affairs and family is the office in whose territorial district the EU citizen will be employed.

Information cards can be submitted electronically through the central public administration portal slovensko.sk or by paper, either by submitting a completed form at the relevant labour office or by sending it by post.

 

BUSINESS

An EU citizen who is registered on the territory of the Slovak Republic is considered a Slovak person. In Slovakia, he can do business as a natural person - self-employed immediately after obtaining a trade license or as a natural person on the basis of a non-trade license according to special regulations. An EU citizen can also become a statutory body of a business company. For more information about doing business in the Slovak Republic, click here.

 

SOCIAL MATTERS

For information on health insurance in the Slovak Republic, visit our website here.

For information about the social insurance benefit, you can get our site here.

For information on Allowance, Child Care Allowance, Dependent Child Tax Credit, Child Benefit, Child Benefit and other family benefits, you can find our site here.

 

EDUCATION

Are you interested in learning the Slovak language? The Migration Information Centre offers free Open Slovak language courses. For more information click here.

 

CITIZENSHIP OF SR

In Citizenship, you will find information on the method of acquiring Slovak citizenship, the conditions for granting it, the necessary documents, and the procedure for granting Slovak citizenship.

 

CONCLUSION OF MARRIAGE

An EU citizen can marry a Slovak citizen on the territory of the Slovak Republic or abroad. More information can be found here.

 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT LIFE IN SLOVAKIA

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IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) activities supporting the labour mobility and integration of migrants under the Recovery and Resilience Plan of Slovakia are funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU.

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