DOCUMENTS - FOR THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS



WHAT DO I NEED TO ARRANGE FOR MY RESIDENCE IN MARIBOR TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CURRENT LEGISLATION?

THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS

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 (for residing in Slovenia on long-term residence visa)
  • Application for the first single permit for employment or work
  • Application for the first single temporary residence permit for the purpose of work in research and higher education
  • Application for the first single residence permit for the purpose of highly qualified employment (EU Blue Card)
  • Application for the EU Blue Card in the Republic of Slovenia for the holder of EU Blue Card that was issued in other EU country (and for his or her family members)
  • Application for the first temporary residence permit for previous EU Blue Card holder and his or her family members
  • Application for the first temporary residence permit for the purpose of the study
  • Application for a permanent residence permit

3. Application for acquiring Slovenian citizenship (naturalisation)

 


1.

Residence for the period of up to three months

You have arrived to Slovenia:

  • with a valid passport if you do not need a visa to enter;
  • with a passport containing a visa, if visa in necessary to enter;
  • with a valid residence permit and a passport.

 

ATTENTION: Passport must be valid for at least three months after the intended stay in Slovenia.

 

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.)

Vošnjakova 1

2000 Maribor

T: 02 220 86 30

E: pp_maribor1.pumb@policija.si

 

POLICIJSKA POSTAJA MARIBOR II. 

(Police station Maribor II.)

Cesta proletarskih brigad 75

2000 Maribor

T: 02 429 26 00

E: pp_maribor2.pumb@policija.si

Find out more: POLICE

(Registration and renunciation of residence of a person that is without a valid residence permit and is staying with a relative, friend, acquaintance)

2.

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

E-pošta: ue.maribor@gov.si

When can I call an advisor of the Administrative Unit Maribor and get more information about the procedures?

Office hours for communication with costumes 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 costumers:

Monday and Tuesday:                     8:00 - 12:00 in 13:00 - 15:00

Wednesday:                                      8:00 - 12:00 in 13:00 - 18:00

Thursday:                                           8:00 - 12:00 in 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 in permanent residence permit).

 

How do I, as a national of a third state, acquire a temporary residence permit for Maribor?

You need a valid passport, certificates and evidence listed below. According to the purpose of residence, you will fill in an adequate form at the Administrative Unit Maribor.  You can also submit your application at the diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Slovenia abroad.

 

A permit is issued if:

  • you have a demonstrable purpose of residence in Slovenia and
  • you satisfy conditions for obtaining a residence permit.

 

Purposes of residence for issuing the temporary residence permit for third-country nationals can be:

  • Employment or work
  • Self-employment
  • Seasonal work
  • Cross-border worker
  • Posting
  • Transfer within a company
  • EU Blue Card
  • Studies
  • Work in research and higher education
  • Family reunification
  • Family reunification with persons granted international protection in Slovenia
  • The interest of the country
  • Long-term resident (LTR) in another EU country
  • The foreigner of Slovenian descent

 

Basic conditions for the residence permit:

  • Valid passport (passport must be valid for at least three months after the intended stay in Slovenia.)
  • Adequate health insurance (that covers at least emergency medical services in the Republic of Slovenia)
  • Sufficient means of subsistence (monthly at least the basic amount of the minimum income in the Republic of Slovenia)
  • Provable purpose of residence
  • Verified security concerns that depend on the purpose of residence (judicial record extract from the mother country, not older than three months, translated into the Slovenian language and certified)
  • Certified and translated other evidence that depends on the purpose of residence
  • Adequate photography
  • Fingerprints

 

Besides basic conditions for issuing the first temporary residence permit, you will also need to satisfy other conditions that depend on your purpose of residence in Slovenia.   

ATTENTION! Before starting collecting all the necessary documents, we advise you to visit (with a translator) the Administrative Unit Maribor in person and thoroughly check what you need for submitting the complete application for the temporary residence permit in Slovenia.  If you are not in the position to do so, we advise you to call the relevant department of the Administrative Unit Maribor by phone (with a translator) and thoroughly inform yourself about the procedure and all the documents you need to deliver.

 

ATTENTION! Due to the fact the legislation covering the residence of foreigners in Slovenia changes frequently, you need to make sure you will contact the relevant departments at the Administrative Unit Maribor on time and collect all the necessary and urgent information that will help you with submitting the needed documentation.

 

How long is the temporary residence permit valid if I am a third-country national?

  • Duration of the temporary residence permit: it is issued for a definite period (maximum of one year) including the possibility of prolonging the permit under the same conditions under which it has been issued.

 

What is the procedure for acquiring the residence permit for the third-country nationals?

How to get a permanent residence permit for Maribor if I am a third-country national?  
When you have been in Slovenia permanently and legally resident for five (5) years on the basis of a certificate of temporary residence, you can apply for a certificate of permanent residence.

 

How long is the permanent residence permit valid if I am a third-country national?

  • Duration of the 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: INFORMATION FOR FOREIGNERS

3.

Application for acquiring Slovenian citizenship (naturalization)

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 naturalization.

 

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 naturalization.

Slovenian citizenship can also be obtained through the naturalization 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

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VALIDITY OF MY DRIVING LICENSE?

If you have a habitual residence and a registered residence in the Republic of Slovenia, you may for one year from the date of registration of residence with a valid driving license issued by the competent authority of your country, and in the course of reciprocity, drive those vehicles in the Republic of Slovenia for which a driving license has been issued to you. 
You may submit a request for the replacement of a driving license at the  Administrative Unit Maribor, but you need to pass the practical part of the driving exam. 

Find out more: INFORMATION FOR FOREIGNERS

 

HOW TO SOLEMNISE A MARRIAGE/PARTNERSHIP COMMUNITY IN SLOVENIA?

When you plan to marry or form a partner community, you need to register with the civil registry officer at the Administrative Unit Maribor

 

Third-country nationals need:

  • an extract from the register of births from the place of birth,
  • 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

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BIRTH OF A CHILD?

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