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Long term National visa "D"


Long-term visas or visas "D" are issued for periods exceeding 90 days and up to 1 year, to persons entering the Republic of Slovenia for specific, legislatively prescribed purposes: education, unification of family, diplomatic accreditation, business people or academics because of the national interest, professional athletes, reporters and priests or humanitarian workers.
If the applicant wishes to stay in Slovenia for more than 1 year or engage in gainful occupation or does not fall under the above categories, they need to apply for a RESIDENCY PERMIT.


Visa D application procedure requires personal interview with the applicant.
You may request an appointment in advance by email to sloembassy.warsaw(at)gov.si
Suggest a day and hour within official hours (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wednesday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM).


Consular fee for the visa "D" is 77 EUR.


1. The passport must be valid at least 3 months longer than the intended stay.
2. Passport issued more than 10 years ago cannot be considered for the application (regardless if the passport is still valid/was prolonged).
3. At least two pages must be empty in the visa section of the passport.


Applicants must submit a letter from the insurance company stating that:
1. coverage of at least 30.000 EUR ,
2. valid in Europe/Schengen countries
3. includes medical emergencies, urgent care, medical evacuation and repatriation of remains
4. valid for the entire period of the applicant's intended stay
We strongly advise the insurance coverage is a couple of days longer than the intended stay, for cases of delayed flights or similar.
*This does not apply to holders of diplomatic passports.


Please note: if there are any documents missing from the application, the Embassy will base its decision on the existing documentation, which may lead to a refusal of the visa.
Documents required for ALL APPLICATIONS:
1 completed and signed application form for visa “D”;
2 original valid passport;
3 biometric color photograph (3,5 x 4,5 cm, face must cover 70-80% of area), see requirements;
4 travel health insurance;
5 sufficient financial means (i.e. scholarship, evidence of employment and paychecks form last 3 months/recent bank statements showing regular deposits)
6 certificate of impunity issued by the state of origin along with official translation to Slovenian/English


STUDIES OR OTHER SIMILAR FORMS OF EDUCATION (such as language courses, summer schools, Erasmus program) in length of at least 3 months and up to 1 year – for courses shorter than 3 months, visa D is not issued.
7 evidence of enrollment – original enrolment letter from Organization in Slovenia;
8 evidence of payment for the course (if applicable);

DIPLOMATS AND ADMINISTRATIVE-TECHNICAL PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS, ARRIVING TO SLOVENIA TO TAKE THEIR POSTS (longer than 3 months) as members of diplomatic mission or consulate of foreign country or international organization with seat in Republic of Slovenia.
9 original diplomatic or official valid passport which expiry date exceeds the intended period of stay in the Republic of Slovenia by at least three months,
10 diplomatic note of Ministry of Foreign Affairs with data about their posts and eventual family members traveling with diplomats.

For more information on the procedure please contact the embassy.