2.107.180 (1.2022)


Euro (EUR)

Capital city


Official language

Slovenian, also Hungarian and Italian in their respective ethnically mixed areas

Visas and Border Formalities

Citizens of the European Union do not need a visa or residence permit to enter the Republic of Slovenia. Entry is permitted based on a valid identity card or a valid passport for the first three months after entry, he or she may reside in Slovenia without residence registration. Third-country nationals who wish to enter and reside in the Republic of Slovenia for the purposes of tourism, business, personal visit, employment, study, family reunification or other forms or purposes of residence must obtain a visa (if required for entry into Slovenia) or a residence permit at a diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Slovenia abroad prior to their entry into the Republic of Slovenia.

Slovenian diplomatic missions and consular posts issue Schengen visas (A and C type visa) and national visas (D type visa). To obtain a visa, a third-country national must submit the required documents and meet the conditions prescribed by law.

More information: Ministry of the Interior

Useful information for foreigners entering Slovenia:

Slovenia is in the Schengen Area, which means that, in general, there are no checks at the border crossings with Italy, Austria and Hungary. To enter Slovenia from Croatia, it is sufficient to have a passport or an identity document, if the visit does not last more than three months.


Euro is an official currency.

ATMs are literally everywhere and you shouldn`t have problems finding one.

Credit cards are widely accepted.

Emergency phone numbers

The emergency call numbers include the common European emergency call number – 112, number for the police – 113, reporting offenders, anonymous phone line – 080 12 00, AMZS – roadside assistance and towing – 1987.

The international calling code for Slovenia is 00 386.

Tourist offices

The official travel guide to Slovenia:

Visit Pomurje – official travel guide to Pomurje:

Pomurje Tourist Association: