What is the change? The Foreign Police has launched an online scheduling system for residence permit and registration appointments.

What does the change mean? Employees can request appointments online and will be allocated a time slot for some time within the following 30 days.

  • Implementation date: April 17, 2019.
  • Visas/permits affected: New and renewal residence permits; registration.
  • Who is affected:  Foreign nationals who plan to submit their applications for Residence Permit, register their residency or apply for Residence Card through Foreign Police in Slovakia.
  • Next steps: Employers should expect delays and potential scheduling errors while the system is new.

Analysis & Comments: The online system will be convenient for employees as they will no longer have to wait for appointment slots at the Foreign Police office.  Appointments slots will be issued by the Foreign Police, typically within two hours of the request, and will be scheduled for sometime within the following 30 days.

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