Residence permit in Slovenia

If an foreigner wishes to work in Slovenia legally, he/she must not only acquire a work permit but also  residence permit. Work permit and residence permit for work purposes are two different permits issued by two different but interconnected bodies.

A work permit enables employment or work in Slovenia and it is issued by the Employment Service.

A residence permit enables entry and residence in Slovenia and it issued by the administrative unit in whose territory the foreigner intends to reside.

To obtain Residence permit in Slovenia an foreigner needs one well-founded reason or purpose why he/she intends to reside in Slovenia. Well-founded reasons/purposes are:

  • employment or work and similar reasons
  • reuniting families;
  • study, education, specialisation or advanced professional training or similar reasons.

If you want to apply for the Residence permit in Slovenia, you can contact us for assistance.