Slovakia: New Eligibility for the Long-Term D Visa

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of Slovakia updated eligibility for the long-term D visa for select foreign national applicants from countries outside of the European Union 


The government of Slovakia introduced new eligibility measures for select foreign nationals intending to apply for a long-term D visa. Under this change, foreign nationals from countries located outside of the European Union (EU), who hold exceptional professional knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience will now be permitted to apply for the long-term D visa. For additional information on eligibility, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Slovakia expanded eligibility for applicants intending to apply for the long-term D visa. Long-term D visas have a maximum validity of 90 days within any 180-day period. 

Looking Ahead   

Continue to check the government of Slovakia's website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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