Questions and answers on of EU citizenship & EU Passports
How to start to apply for my Slovenian Passport ?
All, you need it to apply is to fill in the application form https://europassport.net/za/application/ or simply print out and scan back to us
The application is free and confidential, and it will take our legal team 4-5 days to process your application to get approval
If successful, then you can start with the European Program and receive your passport in about 5-6 months
How long does it take to obtain my Slovenian citizenship?
There are two programs, one takes 3 months and the normal programs take 6 months.
What are the payment terms?
For South African passport holders, the cost is Euro 25 000 and is paid in 3 payments
1. Once your application is approved, you first pay 10%,
2. 50% when you receive your Admission for Citizenship Certificate
3. 40% one month before your date of Ceremony to receive your passport
What is the Slovenian law which gives me right to get Slovenian citizenship?
Article 12 of Slovenian Citizenship Act
Slovenian Immigration Legislation determines 2 main ways for obtaining Slovenian citizenship by foreigners – repatriation and naturalization. The repatriation program allows you to obtain a Slovenian passport in 6-8 months.
“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.”
Can I have dual citizenship in Slovenia?
What about my Spouse and Children getting a passport ?
Your spouse will receive Permanent Residency two months after you ( the main Applicant) receives your Slovenian Citizenship, our legal team will assist with that, after 2 years they are eligible to apply for a Passport
You can also use our Family Promotion that enables your spouse to get the passport immediately for an additional charge of Euro 15 000
Children under 18, they will receive their passport at the same time as you and do not have to travel to Solvenia (Free of charge )
Children over 18, they will have to travel with you to Slovenia and an additional cost of EURO 985.00 per Child for the issue of the passport.
Do I need to speak Slovenian ?
No , only 15-20 words
Here are a few you can listen too by clicking
|Hello (General greeting)||Zdravo|
|Hello (on phone)||Halo|
|How are you?||Kako se imaš? (|
|Reply to ‘How are you?’||Dobro, hvala, in ti?|
|What’s your name?||Kako ti je ime?|
|My name is …||Ime mi je …|
|Cheers! Good Health!||Na zdravje!|
|I don’t know||Ne vem|
|I don’t understand||Ne razumem|
|Thank you||Hvala lepa|
|I miss you||Pogrešam te|
|I love you||Ljubim te (m/f)|
Can I exchange driver’s license of my country on the driver’s license of European Union?
Yes, You can. Europassport will help You not just obtain a European license but save Your original license. The procedure will take around 6 months and You must pass a medical evaluation in Slovenia.
Do I need send original documents to apply for Slovenian citizenship or It can be copies?
Usually it is enough to send copies in good color qualities. However, there are few documents that must be original: birth certificate, marriage certificate, birth certificate of children. All original documents will be turned in 30 days
What countries can I visit having Slovenian passport?
After you receive Slovenian citizenship, You can visit any European Union country, also you can visit USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and others
As of 1 October 2019, Slovenian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 180 countries and territories, ranking the Slovenian passport 10th overall in terms of travel freedom and one of the highest-ranking
Here are the list of countries and territories that offer visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival privilege to Slovenia passport holders.
Visa Not Required
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- South Korea
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Solomon Islands
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Sri Lanka
Visa on Arrival
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Papua New Guinea
Can I work in Europe?
Yes as a Slovenian Citizen you have the full right to Live and Work anywhere in any Schengen country. You will not require to have a Work permit.
Can I get a tax identification number?
Yes, You will be issued your tax identification number when you receive your passport.
Not sure where to begin?
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TERMS AND COSTS
Standard Citizenship Program
Staged payment process
Process period: 6 months
Free for children of the applicant under 30 years old
For South African Passport holders ONLY
Accelerated Citizenship program
Staged payment process
Process period: 3 months
Free for children of applicant under 30 years
For South African Passport holders ONLY
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