In order to apply for a residence permit in Maribor, you need proper health insurance that covers the least urgent health services in the Republic of Slovenia.

ATTENTION: You can only have one compulsory health insurance. If you are health insured in your home country, you must first cancel your insurance there and then register with the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia.


Where to get compulsory health insurance?

All information on the application and unsubscribe procedure for the insurance, as well as the procedure for selecting a personal doctor, must be obtained and edited at:

ZZZS - Zavod za zdravstveno zavarovanje Slovenije (Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia)

Območna enota Maribor (Regional office Maribor)

Oddelek za mednarodno zdravstveno zavarovanje (International health insurance, II. floor)

Sodna ulica 15

2000 Maribor

W: ZZZS - Območna enota Maribor (detailed information available only in Slovenian language) & ZZZS


T: 02 25 21 591

When can I call the ZZZS Maribor advisor and get more information about the procedures?

Office hours (phone and email):

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  8:00 - 15:00

Wednesday:                               8:00 - 17:00

Friday:                                         8:00 - 13:00


When can I visit the ZZZS Maribor advisor to get insured?

Office hours:

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

Wednesday:                               8:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 17:00

Friday:                                         8:00 - 13:00

No office hours on Thursday!


Which additional insurance is smart to have for a carefree life in Maribor?


  •  Complementary health insurance


In Slovenia, you can also have a complementary health insurance. This means that, in addition to compulsory health insurance covering emergency medical matters, you will also be required to complement the complementary health insurance.


Insurance companies offering complementary health insurance are:


Other insurance (life insurance, real-estate and movable properties insurance)

Slovenian insurance companies: