DOCUMENTS - FOR EU CITIZENS
1. Residence for the period of up to three months
- Registration of residence at the police station (registration and renunciation of residence)
2. Residence longer than three months
- Application for a temporary residence permit
- Application for a permanent residence permit
3. Application for acquiring Slovenian citizenship (naturalisation)
Residence for the period of up to three months
As a citizen of the EU, you have arrived in Slovenia with a valid passport or identity card.
If you are not staying with a registered accommodation provider that arranges your registration and renunciation of residence at the police station (hotel, motel, boarding house, landlord, student hall or dormitory, hospital…) you need to report to the nearest police station in 72 hours (that is three days) and register your current residence in Maribor.
Where can I handle registration or renunciation of residence if I am not staying with a registered accommodation provider?
POLICIJSKA POSTAJA MARIBOR I. (Police station Maribor I.)
T: 02 220 86 30
POLICIJSKA POSTAJA MARIBOR II. (Police station Maribor II.)
Cesta proletarskih brigad 75
T: 02 429 26 00
More at: POLICE
(Registration and renunciation of residence of a person that is without a valid residence permit and is staying with a relative, friend, acquaintance)
Residence longer than three months
If you want to stay for more than three months in Slovenia, you need to register your residence with the Administrative Unit Maribor before the end of your three months residence permit.
Where do I acquire a temporary or a permanent residence permit?
Upravna enota Maribor (Administrative Unit Maribor)
Oddelek za matične zadeve, državljanstvo in migracije (Civil Registry and Migration Department)
LOCATION 1: Ulica heroja Stanete 1, 2000 Maribor
T: 02 220 84 02
M: 031 747 457
When can I call an advisor of the Administrative Unit Maribor and get more information about the procedures?
Office hours for communication with customers by phone or email:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 - 15:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 18:00
Friday: 8:00 - 13:00
When can I see the advisor of the Administrative Unit Maribor to arrange the residence status or other documents?
Office hours for communication with customers:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 15:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 15:00*
* on Thursday, office hours are only for the fields of work of traffic, civil status, identity card and travel documents issue, registration of residence, administrative legalisation and validation of forms of the voters` support
Friday: 8:00 - 13:00
You can reside in the Republic of Slovenia with a valid passport if you do not need a visa to enter, or with a passport containing the visa if visa is required to enter, or with a valid residence permit and passport for up to three months from the date of entry to the country, then you have to submit an application for issuing the residence declaration certificate at the Administrative Unit Maribor (temporary residence permit and permanent residence permit).
What is the procedure for acquiring the residence permit for the EU citizens?
How to get a permanent residence permit for Maribor if I am an EU citizen?
When you have been in Slovenia permanently and legally resident for five (5) years on the basis of a certificate of temporary residence, you may apply for a certificate of permanent residence.
How long is the permanent residence permit valid if I am an EU citizen?
Duration of a permanent residence permit: it is issued without restriction of duration, and it is not necessary to show the purpose of permanent residence in Slovenia.
Find out more: MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR
Application for acquiring Slovenian citizenship (naturalisation)
Slovenian citizenship can be acquired by birth (if your parents or one of your parents is a Slovenian citizen), you can also obtain it by naturalisation.
When and how to get Slovenian citizenship?
According to Slovenian legislation, after 10 years of legal residence in Slovenia, you can obtain citizenship through a regular naturalisation.
Slovenian citizenship can also be obtained through the naturalisation with benefits (if you are married to a Slovenian citizen if you are of exceptional importance for the city or country, and other benefits).
Where do I apply for citizenship?
The procedure for acquiring citizenship will be regulated by the Administrative Unit of Maribor.
More about citizenship: MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR
If your driving license is issued in one of the EU member states, then it is recognized in all EU member states.
When moving to Slovenia, you do not usually have to change your driving license. You can drive with your current driving license for as long as:
- it is valid,
- you are old enough to drive the vehicle of the appropriate category,
- it was not taken or restricted and was not revoked in the issuing state.
When you plan to marry or form a partnership community, you need to register with the civil registry officer at the Administrative Unit Maribor.
Citizens of other states need:
- an extract from the register of births,
- confirmation that you are unmarried,
- confirmation from the country of your citizenship that there are no impediments to marrying in Slovenia,
- proof of citizenship (for instance: travel document).
Find out more: INFORMATION FOR FOREIGNERS
In Maribor, marriage/partnership community can be solemnised at the following locations:
- Svečana dvorana v stavbi Rotovža, Rotovški trg 1, Maribor
- Bela dvorana v gradu v Račah, Grajski trg 14, Rače
- Dvorana v stavbi Občine Starše, Starše 93, Starše
- Glonarjeva dvorana v stavbi Občine Duplek, Trg slovenske osamosvojitve 1, Spodnji Duplek
- Administrative Unit Maribor - room 104/I. floor, Ulica heroja Staneta 1, Maribor
Find out more: MARRIAGE IN MARIBOR
A child born in the territory of the Republic of Slovenia whose parents are not citizens of the Republic of Slovenia does not acquire Slovenian citizenship at birth!
Within three months of the birth, the parents must register their child in their home country and arrange the child’s citizenship.
All children, born in the Maribor Maternity Hospital, will be registered in the official register of births according to the birth record that is submitted by the mentioned health organisation (civil register at the Administrative Unit Maribor).
Find out more: INFORMATION FOR FOREIGNERS