Visa Help

Entry to Slovenia – Visa information

For citizens of many countries a valid passport (or personal identity card for residents of EU) is sufficient to enter Slovenia.

Participants are advised to inquire into visa requirements at the nearest Slovenian embassy or consulate.

You can find out whether you need a visa to enter Slovenia or the Schengen countries here:
Entry and residance
Schengen borders and Visa

Information on visas and addresses of Slovenian embassies is available on the website of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Participants who require a visa to enter Slovenia also need to provide a  letter of guarantee. A letter can be provided by completing this form and sending it to the conference secretariat  either by emial to or by fax it to +386-1-24-17-296 . This form must be sent at least two months before arrival  in Slovenia.


  1. Payment of registration fee shall be settled before the visa procedure starts - if the visa is declined the registration fee wil be refunded.
  2. The letter of guarantee facilitates a participant´s visa arrangements only, it does not imply provision of any financial or other support.


Useful information

Time: Central European with one hour forward in summer (GMT + 1).
Currency: The currency of Slovenia is the Euro. Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. Automatic cash dispensers (ATMs) are easily found both in Ljubljana and around Slovenia.

Language: Slovenian; many locals speak English and / or German and Italian.
Public Holidays: 1 and 2 January, 8 February, Easter Monday, 27 April, 1 and 2 May, 25 June, 15 August, 31 October, 1 November, 25 and 26 December
Electricity: 230 V
Telephone dialling codes:
Country code: +386 Ljubljana city code: (0)1 International calls from Slovenia: 00+country+city codes.

Emergency numbers:
Police: 113
Fire Brigade: 112
Ambulance & First Aid: 112

Medical assistance:
Urgent medical help: +386 1 522 84 08 (0:00 - 24:00)
City hospital:
+386 1 232 30 60 (05:00-20:00)

AMZS, Slovenian Automobile Club: Info +386 1 530 53 00
Road emergency and towing service: 1987