Residence Card Requirements for Union Citizens and Their Family Members, Including Family Members Who Are Not Union Citizens.
What documents will you need? If you are an EU citizen, prepare:
Application for the document,Valid ID card or travel document,Confirmation of the purpose of stay,Proof of accommodation.
If you are not an EU citizen but a family member of an EU citizen, prepare:
Application for the document,
Valid ID card or travel document,
Confirmation of a certified relationship with the EU citizen,
Confirmation of the registration of the accompanying EU citizen,
Proof of accommodation.
Where and how do you apply for a residence permit? Submit your registration request at the local Alien Police Department of the Police Force. Contacts can be found directly on the website of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic. Personal presence is required during registration at the Alien Police Department. The reservation system allows you to register your application and make a visit reservation at the Alien Police workplace. The reservation form is available on the website of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic.
When is it necessary to apply for a residence permit? The registration request must be submitted no later than 30 days after three months have elapsed since entering the territory of the Slovak Republic. EU citizens are not obligated to request a residence document. If you request a document, it will be issued within 30 days of submitting the application. You can pick up the document in person at the Alien Police Department of the Police Force or have it sent by mail to your address.
How much will you pay for the issuance of a residence permit? The fee is paid by purchasing a revenue stamp worth €4.50. In the case of expedited document issuance (within 48 hours), the fee is €24.50, and there is a €3 fee for document delivery to your address.
What sanctions may you face for not fulfilling obligations? As an EU citizen, you commit an offense if:
You fail to report the start of your stay within 10 working days from the date of entry into the territory of the Slovak Republic.You fail to register at the Alien Police Department of the Police Force within 30 days after three months have passed since entering the territory of the Slovak Republic.
Note: EU citizens are not obliged to request a residence document, but if you choose to do so, you are required to protect it from loss, theft, damage, or misuse. You must also report its loss, theft, or damage to the police within 10 working days from the day you learned about it. Fines of up to €300 may be imposed for these offenses.