Expedited Visa for
Slovenia

When you need to get your visa for Slovenia processed quickly, Travel Document Systems is here to help. All of the requirements and application forms, plus convenient online ordering.

Get a Tourist Visa for Slovenia

Slovenia issues Tourist visas for:
  • Tourist Travel

Slovenia Tourist Visa for US Passport Holders Not Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a U.S. Passport, a Tourist Visa is not required.

No visa required for a stay of up to 3 Months

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Slovenia Tourist Visa for Non-US Passport Holders Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a Non-US Passport, a Tourist Visa is required.

TDS is unable to assist at this time.

Please contact embassy directly.

Get a Business Visa for Slovenia

Slovenia issues Business visas for:
  • Business Travel

Slovenia Business Visa for US Passport Holders Not Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a U.S. Passport, a Business Visa is not required.

No visa required for a stay of up to 3 Months

Check travel recommendations

Slovenia Business Visa for Non-US Passport Holders Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a Non-US Passport, a Business Visa is required.

TDS is unable to assist at this time.

Please contact embassy directly.

Get a Diplomatic Visa for Slovenia

Slovenia issues Diplomatic visas for:
  • Official and Diplomatic Government Travel

Slovenia Diplomatic Visa for US Passport Holders Not Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a U.S. Passport, a Diplomatic Visa is not required.

No visa required for a stay of up to 3 Months

Check travel recommendations

Slovenia Diplomatic Visa for Non-US Passport Holders Required

When you are travelling to Slovenia with a Non-US Passport, a Diplomatic Visa is required.

TDS is unable to assist at this time.

Please contact embassy directly.

Travel Information

Get the most up-to-date information for Slovenia related to embassy and consulate addresses, foreign relations information, travel advisories, entry and exit restrictions, and travel tips from the US State Department's website.

Vaccinations

No vaccinations required.

While no vaccinations may be required to enter the country, you should still check with the CDC on their recommended vaccinations for travel to Slovenia

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About Slovenia

Read about the people, history, government, economy and geography of Slovenia at the CIA's World FactBook.

A Brief History of Slovenia

Slovenia is today a vibrant democracy, but the roots of this democracy go back deep in Slovene history. According to the 16th century French political philosopher, Jean Bodin, Slovenes practiced the unique custom of the Installation of the Dukes of Carinthia for almost 1,000 years, until the late 14th century. According to some scholars, Bodin's account of how Slovene farmers contractually consented to be governed by the Duke influenced Thomas Jefferson's drafting of the Declaration of Independence. From as early as the 9th century, Slovenia had fallen under foreign rulers, including partial control by Bavarian dukes and the Republic of Venice. With the exception of Napoleon's four-year tutelage of parts of Slovenia and Croatia--the "Illyrian Provinces"--Slovenia was part of the Habsburg Empire from the 14th century until 1918. Nevertheless, Slovenia resisted Germanizing influences and retained its unique Slavic language and culture.

In 1918, Slovenia joined with other southern Slav states in forming the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes as part of the peace plan at the end of World War I. Renamed in 1929 under a Serbian monarch, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia fell to the Axis powers during World War II. Following communist partisan resistance to German, Hungarian, and Italian occupation and elimination of rival resistance groups, socialist Yugoslavia was born under the helm of Josip Broz Tito. During the communist era, Slovenia became Yugoslavia's most prosperous republic, at the forefront of Yugoslavia's unique version of communism. Within a few years of Tito's death in 1980, Belgrade initiated plans to further concentrate political and economic power in its hands. Defying the politicians in Belgrade, Slovenia underwent a flowering of democracy and an opening of its society in cultural, civic, and economic realms to a degree almost unprecedented in the communist world. In September 1989, the General Assembly of the Yugoslav Republic of Slovenia adopted an amendment to its constitution asserting Slovenia's right to secede from Yugoslavia. On December 23, 1990, 88% of Slovenia's population voted for independence in a referendum, and on June 25, 1991, the Republic of Slovenia declared its independence. A nearly bloodless 10-day war with Yugoslavia followed. Yugoslav forces withdrew after Slovenia demonstrated stiff resistance to Belgrade.

As a young independent republic, Slovenia pursued economic stabilization and further political openness, while emphasizing its Western outlook and central European heritage. Reflecting its success in these goals, Slovenia became a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) in 2004. Today Slovenia is a stable democracy that is increasing its international engagement. Though small in size, Slovenia enjoys a growing regional profile and plays a role on the world stage that is out of proportion to its size.

Learn more about Slovenia in our World Atlas

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Travel Document Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a leading visa and passport processing agency. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers. TDS specializes in travel that involves visas for more than one country.