Renewal or change of temporary residence

 

An application for the renewal of the temporary residence should be submitted in person at the competent foreign police department in Slovakia on the last day of the current temporary residence validity at the latest.

The temporary residence is considered legal (only) in the territory of the Slovak Republic until the decision on its renewal is made.

 

 

  • completed form Application for the renewal of temporary residence
  • 1 recent full-face photograph (3 x 3.5 cm)
  • valid travel document
  • document proving the purpose of your stay
  • document proving sufficient financial resources (the amount of the subsistence minimum for every month of stay. Until 30.6.2020 the subsistence minimum is 210,20 EUR/month, the subsistence minimum is always adjusted on 1 July of the current calendar year).
  • document proving accommodation (researchers and university students are NOT required to submit a document confirming their accommodation arrangements)
  • document on health insurance covering your stay in Slovakia

In order to see which concrete documents (e. g. a confirmation of studies letter in case of students, a hosting agreement in the case of researchers) will be accepted by the Foreign Police as a proof of the abovementioned facts, please refer to the information about a particular temporary residence.

 

 

  • completed form Application for the renewal of temporary residence
  • Valid passport
  • One colour photograph (3 x 3,5 cm)
  • Affidavit stating that the reasons of the temporary residence permit for the purpose of family reunification still last
  • Document on health insurance
  • Document on proving common accommodation with warrantor for at least 6 months of the temporary residence; in case of a shorter stay it is necessary to provide a proof of accommodation for the whole stay, e. g.
        • a confirmation from the accommodation provider,
        • a rental agreement with notarised signatures,
        • an affidavit on the provision of accommodation (with a notarized signature)
  • Document on financial coverage of residence (An affidavit of the warrantor that he/she will provide the applicant with financial and material coverage – notary certified + his/her employment contract, salary statement or bank account statement). 
  • NOTE: financial coverage shall be of at least the subsistence minimum for every month of stay. Until 30.6.2020 the subsistence minimum is 210,20 EUR/month, the subsistence minimum is always adjusted on 1 July of the current calendar year

 

The foreign police department shall make a decision on your application within 90 ays from the date of submission.

 

 

Administrative fee 66€

Administrative fee 4,50€ (for residence card)

 

Template for affidavit stating the reason for the TR still last

Template on affidavit of the warrantor for providing the financial and material coverage to an applicant

Template for affidavit for declaring the common accommodation with warrantor

 

If you want to renew your residence permit for the purpose of job seeking or starting a business after completion your studies in Slovakia a university diploma (obtained during the granted temporary residence) or a confirmation on completion of your study should be submitted as a document proving the purpose of your stay. In case of researchers, who carried out a research in Slovakia, a confirmation on completion of their research activity should be submitted.

 

Students and researchers are required to submit document on financial coverage of the residence.

Unlike students researchers are also required to submit a document proving health insurance.

 

 

It is not necessary to submit a document proving no criminal record and medical certificate, if these documents were submitted together with the application for a temporary residence. 

Upon the successful submission of your application, the police officer will issue a a confirmation document for you.

 

The Foreign Police shall decide on renewal of the residence permit within 30 days from the date of submitting a complete application.

 

 

Residence permit is tied to one purpose. If you want to perform an activity other than the one which your residence permit allows, you must submit a new application for temporary residence. The temporary residence is considered legal (only) in the territory of the Slovak Republic until the decision on the new application.

When applying for a change in a purpose of a temporary residence it is not necessary to submit a document proving no criminal record and medical certificate, if these documents were submitted together with the application for a temporary residence. 

In case of change in the purpose of temporary residence (the purpose of study, special activity or research and development) it is recommended to apply for change of the purpose at least 30 days before termination of a current residence permit.

Note: A third country national can study if he/she has been granted a temporary residence for the purpose of employment, special activity or family reunification.

 

 

The foreign police department shall make a decision on your application within 30 days from the date of submission in the case of the third country nationals who were granted a temporary residence for the purpose of study, research and development or special activity.  

In the case of third countries nationals who were granted a temporary residence for other purposes, the decision shall be made within 90 days. In particularly complicated cases, this period can be extended by a maximum of 30 days.

NOTE: A third country national can study if he/she has been granted a temporary residence for the purpose of employment, special activity or family reunification.