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VISA Detail of

Slovak Republic

Embassy Address:

50-M, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India

Website

E-mail

Contact No.

+91 11 26889071

Fax No.

+91 11 26877941

About Destination

Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres and is mostly mountainous. Tourism in Slovakia offers natural landscapes, mountains, caves, medieval castles and towns, folk architecture, spas and ski resorts and the most attractive destinations are the capital of Bratislava and the High Tatras

Tourist Visa:
  • Application form completely filled and dully signed by the applicant.
  • Valid Passport that should
  1. have been issued within the last 10 years.
  2. Be of validity exceeding by three months after the scheduled return Include at least two empty pages.
  3. Clear photocopy of the first and the last page of the passport.
  4. For the first-time visitors in the Schengen area it is mandatory to submit the Official Invitation Form verified by the Slovak foreign police department (original hard copy).
  • Two recent (not older than six months) Passport-size Photos in color with white background and face of the applicant must cover at least 80 % of the frame, according to the specifications laid down by ICAO.
  • Proof of means of transport: Flight Reservation of return or round ticket, If the applicant is travelling to several Schengen States, proof of intra-Schengen flight reservation, train itinerary or car rental.
  • Travel medical Insurance valid for all Schengen countries. The insurance has to cover the applicant fo at least 30 000 EUR equivalent, for all risks e. g. accident, illness, medical emergency evacuation etc. The policy has to clearly specify the period of validity and has to cover the entire duration of the trip including the date of arrival and departure.
  • Proof of lodging: Hotel reservations, rental of holiday home or campus residence reservation. If the applicant intends to stay with a family member or a friend, proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation from the host. Individual Schengen States may require applicant to present proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation by completing a form drawn up by the Schengen State´s competent authority (hereinafter “national form”). If applicant is travelling to several Schengen States, proof of lodging in each of them.
  • Cover Letter signed by the applicant explaining the purpose of visit to the Slovak Republic and entire travel plan (itinerary).

 

  • Proof of financial means:
  1. Original private bank statement showing movements in the last 3 months, duly stamped and signed by the bank.
  2. Indian Income Tax Return acknowledgment for the last two assessment years.

 

  • If the applicant is employed:
  1. Pay slips for the last 3 months
  2. Employment contract
  3. Employers statement on approval for holidays

 

  • If the applicant is a company owner or self-employed:
  1. Certificate of the registration of the company

 

  • If the applicant is sponsored:
  1. Proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation by completing a national form of the Schengen State concerned (see the website of the Member State of destination)
  2. Pension statements for the last 3 months
  3. Proof of regular income generated by ownership of property or business.
  4. If the trip is sponsored by father/mother/guardian or any person other than the applicant who is travelling, written consent certified by public notary of the parents or guardian or the person sponsoring the trip.

 

  • If the applicant is a minor:
  1. Copy of the birth certificate of the applicant, copies of the passports/ID cards of the parents.
  2. In case of pupils and students: Proof of enrollment in school or university.
  3. If the minor is travelling with only one parent, written consent certified by public notary of the other parent or guardian except in cases of a parent having sole custody or guardianship of the minor
  4. If the minor travels alone (without parents), written consent, certified by public notary, of both parents or guardians having custody or guardianship of the minor.

 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR

  • Journeys undertaken for the purpose of study, research, or other types of internship (up to 90 days of stay)
  1. Certificate of admission or registration at an educational establishment for the purpose of attending academic courses, or cover letter from the inviting company.
  2. Certificates of the establishment at which the applicant is enrolled.
  3. Copy of Student´s ID Card

 

  • Journeys undertaken for the purpose of tourism
  1. Certificate of the travel agency confirming the booking of an organised trip or any other appropriate document indicating the travel plans, Marriage certificate (copy), if applicant is married and cannot provide evidence of marital status in the passport

 

  • Journeys undertaken for the purpose of visiting family/friends
  1. For the first-time visitors in the Schengen area it is mandatory to submit the Official Invitation Form verified by the Slovak foreign police department (original hard copy).
  2. Original Invitation Letter / Letter of Guarantee for all expenses from the person in Slovakia legalised by a notary public and/or financial guarantee from the applicant.
  3. Proof of Relationship (in case of family visit): Marriage certificate, if applicant is married and cannot provide evidence of marital status in the passport. Copy of the reference’s Residence Permit (if the reference person is not a Slovak citizen).

 

  • Journeys undertaken to attend cultural, sports or religious events and for film crews
  1. Invitation, entry tickets, enrollments or programmes
  2. For film crews:

a. Letter from the film company specifying title, synopsis and shooting locations of film.

b. Complete list of names of travelling crew members along with their roles.

c. Letter from the Schengen State´s agency confirming arrangements for film permits.

d. Certificate of registration with the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association or Film Chamber of Commerce.

 

  • Journey of members of official delegations: Official invitation, note verbal issued by the sending authority(ies) concerned confirming: a) identity of the applicant, b) the purpose of the journey (meetings, consultations, negotiations or events held by intergovernmental organisations), c) period of intended stay, d) the place of stay.

 

  • Journeys undertaken for the purpose of medical treatment:
  1. Certificate from a medical doctor or a medical institution confirming the need for specific medical treatment to be received in the Slovak Republic,
  2. Official document from the receiving medical institution confirming that the specific medical treatment can be performed at the patient be accepted accordingly
  3. Proof of pre-payment of the treatment
  4. Any other correspondence between the sending medical doctor and receiving medical institution.

 

  • Airport transit
  1. Visa or other entry permit for the third country of destination.
  2. Documents in relation to the onward journey to the final destination after the intended airport transit.
Tourist Visa Fee (Including Embassy Fee, Service Charges & All Taxes):

₹ 8949.00

Business Visa:
  • Application form completely filled and dully signed by the applicant.
  • Valid Passport that should
  1. have been issued within the last 10 years.
  2. Be of validity exceeding by three months after the scheduled return Include at least two empty pages.
  3. Clear photocopy of the first and the last page of the passport.
  4. For the first-time visitors in the Schengen area it is mandatory to submit the Official Invitation Form verified by the Slovak foreign police department (original hard copy).
  • Two recent (not older than six months) Passport-size Photos in color with white background and face of the applicant must cover at least 80 % of the frame, according to the specifications laid down by ICAO.
  • Proof of means of transport: Flight Reservation of return or round ticket, If the applicant is travelling to several Schengen States, proof of intra-Schengen flight reservation, train itinerary or car rental.
  • Travel medical Insurance valid for all Schengen countries. The insurance has to cover the applicant fo at least 30 000 EUR equivalent, for all risks e. g. accident, illness, medical emergency evacuation etc. The policy has to clearly specify the period of validity and has to cover the entire duration of the trip including the date of arrival and departure.
  • Proof of lodging: Hotel reservations, rental of holiday home or campus residence reservation. If the applicant intends to stay with a family member or a friend, proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation from the host. Individual Schengen States may require applicant to present proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation by completing a form drawn up by the Schengen State´s competent authority (hereinafter “national form”). If applicant is travelling to several Schengen States, proof of lodging in each of them.
  • Cover Letter signed by the applicant explaining the purpose of visit to the Slovak Republic and entire travel plan (itinerary).

 

  • Business Trips:
  1. For the first-time visitors in the Schengen area it is mandatory to submit the Official Invitation Form verified by the Slovak foreign police department (original hard copy).
  2. Invitation Letter from the organization or Slovak business partner legalised by a notary public, stating the purpose, duration and itinerary for the whole stay in the Schengen area (original hard copy).
  3. Official Dispatch Letter - proof of current occupation, original letter from the employer stating a reason for the stay in Slovakia (original hard copy).

 

  • All documents must confirm, as a minimum:
  1. The applicant´s identity.
  2. The purpose of the journey (meetings, conferences, training or business related events).
  3. The period and place of intended stay.

 

  • Proof of financial means:
  1. Original private bank statement showing movements in the last 3 months, duly stamped and signed by the bank.
  2. Indian Income Tax Return acknowledgment for the last two assessment years.

 

  • If the applicant is employed:
  1. Pay slips for the last 3 months
  2. Employment contract
  3. Employers statement on approval for holidays

 

  • If the applicant is a company owner or self-employed:
  1. Certificate of the registration of the company
Business Visa Fee (Including Embassy Fee, Service Charges & All Taxes):

₹ 8949.00

Processing Time:

The processing time of a Schengen visa application takes in accordance with the Schengen Visa Code up to 15 working days after reaching the embassy (not after the the submission at the VFS Visa Application Center). It is highly recommended that the applicants plan their journey accordingly as in the case of short proessing time it is not guaranteed the visa applications will be processed before the date of the intended journey.

Note:

All documents need to be presented in the given order in original. Should you wish to keep any original, provide a copy (A4) size. Please note that the Slovak Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Above documents have not been submitted by the applicant despite the fact that he has been requested to provide them before lodging visa application.

Published By:

Aahil Tours & Travels {AT&T},

Republic of India,

Delhi, Delhi,