Slovenian Immigration Legislation determines 2 ways of obtaining Slovenian citizenship by foreigners - repatriation and naturalization. The repatriation program allows you to obtain Slovenian passport in less than 1 year. The standard procedure for registering citizenship - naturalization - takes about 10 years and requires the applicant to reside in the country permanently on legal basis, be proficient in state language and to reject the current passport.
Article 12 of Slovenian Citizenship Act provides for the restoring of citizenship to persons born or living in the territory of Slovenia as well as to their descendants up to the 4th generation:
“Pristojni organ lahko, če je to v skladu z nacionalnim interesom, po prostem preudarku sprejme v državljanstvo Republike Slovenije slovenskega izseljenca in njegovega potomca do četrtega kolena v ravni črti, če dejansko živi v Republiki Sloveniji vsaj eno leto pred vložitvijo prošnje, če ima urejen status tujca in če izpolnjuje pogoje iz 1., 4., 5., 6., 7., 8., 9. in 10. točke prvega odstavka 10. člena tega zakona.”
The average interest rate for Slovenian citizens is 3,5%. For foreign citizens it is 4 times higher.
According to Global Finance, European banks hold leading positions among the most reliable global banks. Citizens of Slovenia have the right to keep their capital in any financial institution in Europe.
European Union annually allocate special grants and funding for Slovenian entrepreneurs who have EU citizenship for business development.
Citizens of Slovenia do not have to receive work permit for employment in European Union states.
The average pension for Slovenian citizens is €1,400. Along with financial payments State provides substantial privileges for utility bills.
Slovenian passport holders can choose any European country as a place of residence.
The cost of housing for Slovenian passport holders is cheaper. When buying European real estate, foreigners pay additional taxes.
Slovenian citizens can cross the borders of more than 150 countries of the world without needing a visa. Carrying Slovenian passport simplifies entry to USA, Canada, Australia.
For trips, Slovenian citizens do not need to have a visa or any other accompanying documents, such as evidence of financial security or the hotel reservations.
After reviewing your documents our attorneys will restore missing documents proving that you belong to Slovenia (Ljudska republika Slovenija) from archives and Slovenian entities. Copies of your ID and passport are necessary for the preliminary analysis.
Besides the proof of your ancestors’ Slovenian
origin, there are a biography, photo, notarially
certified and legally attested birth and
marriage certificates attached to the package of
Preparation takes up to 3 weeks, then our attorney submits your documents to Upravna Enota of Ljubljana city.
You receive a documentary confirmation of the acceptance of your dossier for consideration by the Upravna Enota.
During the period of consideration of your documents by the Slovenian authorities you should prepare for the interview. You can get more information about the procedure from the personal consultant of our company.
You receive Certificate of Citizenship of Slovenia.
With the Certificate of Citizenship, we will process a birth certificate for you and on its basis, you will receive an ID-card within 7 days. Processing of passport of Slovenian citizen takes up to 10 days after receiving an ID-card.
You become a full-fledged European Union citizen.
VLOGA ZA SPREJEM V DRŽAVLJANSTVO REPUBLIKE SLOVENIJE
Spričevalo o uspešno opravljenem izpitu iz znanja slovenščine
Izpisek iz matičnega registra o rojstvu
Taxpayer Identification Number
Listina o sklenitvi zakonske zveze
Standard Citizenship Program
Terms 7-8 months
Free for children under 12 years
Accelerated Citizenship program
Terms 3 months
Free for children under 12 years
Slovenian legislation allows for having two or more nationalities if acquiring passport through the program of repatriation.
Acquiring European citizenship without the requirement for physical residency in the country or refusing your current passport.
Repatriation to the country of origin allows to process the second EU passport in less than 1 year.