Official Travel Advice for Slovakia
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 18 Jul 2019.
Make sure your passport is in a presentable state before you travel. The Slovak authorities can refuse entry if your passport is worn or damaged, or looks as if it’s been tampered with.
Most visits to Slovakia are trouble-free.
If you’re living in or moving to Slovakia, visit our Living in Slovakia guide in addition to this travel advice.
If you’re travelling to Slovakia to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Slovakia after EU Exit.
If you need to contact the emergency services in Slovakia call 112.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Slovakia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Slovakia
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Visitors/Tourists: 1,460,000 in 2011
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Population: 462,603 (in 2012-01-02)