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Police Activities in Connection with Current Migration Flows

The webpage contains information on the duties and responsibilities of the police that refer to illegal immigrants. It also provides information on arrivals and accommodation of foreigners in Slovenia.

 

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Slovenian borders and border crossing points at the external Schengen border


The total length of the Slovenian state border is 1,370 km while there are 62 border crossing points of different categories at the external Schengen border, as follows:

  • border crossing points for international traffic on the land border (road, railway) - 32
  • border crossing points for local border traffic (60) on the land border (road) - 25
  • Border crossing points for international air traffic - 3
  • Border crossing points for international maritime traffic - 2


In the north, the Republic of Slovenia borders with the Republic of Austria. This border was determined by the Treaty of Saint-German (10. 9. 1919) and the Austrian State Treaty (15. 5. 1955). The length of the land and river border with the Republic of Austria is 318 km.


In the west, the Republic of Slovenia borders with the Republic of Italy. This border was determined by the Paris Peace Treaty (10. 2. 1947), the London Memorandum ( 5. 10. 1954) and the Osimo Agreements (10. 11. 1975). The land border with Italy is 232 km long while the maritime border is 48 km long.


In the east, the Republic of Slovenia borders with the Republic of Hungary. This border was determined by the Peace Treaty of Trianon (4. 6. 1920). The land and partly river border with Hungary is 102 km long.


In the south, the Republic of Slovenia borders with the Republic of Croatia. This border has not been determined yet. According to the Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia, the land and river border with Croatia is 670 km long, while the length of the maritime border could not be determined yet. There are 57 border crossing points at the border with the Republic of Croatia.

 

Border crossing points at the external Schengen border International Local Border TOTAL
Land 32 25 57
Air 3 - 3
Maritime 2 - 2
Total 37 25 62


Border crossing points (map) pdf

 

 

 

Border with the Republic of Croatia (57)

 

  • Border crossing points for international traffic
  • Border crossing points for local traffic
  • Total
32
25
57

 

 

 

a) Border crossing points for international traffic (32)

All travellers may cross the state border at border crossing points for international traffic. At some border crossing points, restrictions listed under Explanatory Notes apply for certain traveller categories or vehicle types.

 

NR. BORDER CROSSING POINT PD1 PS1, BPS1 OPENING TIMES  
1. Sečovlje (Sicciole) (Plovanija) KP DRAGONJA 24 hours
2. Dragonja (Dragogna) (Kaštel) KP DRAGONJA 24 hours
3. Sočerga (Požane) KP SOČERGA 24 hours
4. Rakitovec (rail.) (Buzet) KP SOČERGA 24 hours
5. Podgorje
(Jelovice) KP SOČERGA 1.June-31.Aug: 6-24; 1.Sept-31.May: 6-22
6. Starod (Pasjak) KP STAROD 24 hours
7. Jelšane (Rupa) KP JELŠANE 24 hours
8. Ilirska Bistrica (rail.) (Šapjane) KP ILIRSKA BISTRICA 24 hours
9. Babno Polje (Prezid) LJ CERKNICA 24 hours
10. Petrina (Brod na Kupi) LJ KOČEVJE 24 hours
11. Vinica (Pribanjci) NM METLIKA 24 hours
12. Metlika (Jurovski brod) NM METLIKA 24 hours
13. Metlika (rail.) (Kamanje) NM METLIKA 24 hours
14. Obrežje (Bregana) NM OBREŽJE 24 hours
15. Slovenska vas
(Bregana naselje) NM OBREŽJE 24 hours
16. Rigonce
(Harmica) NM DOBOVA 24 hours
17. Orešje
(Mihanović Dol) NM DOBOVA 24 hours
18. Dobova (rail.) (Savski Marof) NM DOBOVA 24 hours
19. Bistrica ob Sotli (Razvor) CE BISTRICA OB SOTLI 24 hours
20.

Imeno

(Miljana) CE BISTRICA OB SOTLI 24 hours
21. Imeno (rail.) (Kumrovec) CE BISTRICA OB SOTLI closed
22. Rogatec
(Hum na Sutli) CE ROGATEC 24 hours
23. Rogatec (rail.) (Đurmanec) CE ROGATEC 24 hours
24. Dobovec (Lupinjak) CE ROGATEC 24 hours
25. Gruškovje (Macelj) MB GRUŠKOVJE 24 hours
26. Zavrč (Dubrava Križovljanska) MB ZAVRČ 24 hours
27. Ormož
(Otok Virje) MB SREDIŠČE OB DRAVI 24 hours
28. Središče ob Dravi (Trnovec) MB SREDIŠČE OB DRAVI 24 hours
29. Središče ob Dravi (rail.) (Čakovec) MB SREDIŠČE OB DRAVI 24 hours
30.

Gibina

(Bukovje) MS PETIŠOVCI 24 hours
31. Petišovci (Mursko središče) MS PETIŠOVCI 24 hours
32. Lendava (rail.) (Čakovec) MS PETIŠOVCI 24 hours

 

Explanatory notes:

  • Border crossing points Podgorje, Slovenska vas, Rigonce, Orešje, Imeno, Rogatec, Ormož and Gibina are reserved for persons enjoying the right of free movement under the European Union law (paragraph two of Article 2 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)
  • At border crossing points Sočerga, Rigonce, Vinica and Imeno only trucks with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 7.5 tonnes are allowed (paragraph three of Article 2 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)
  • At border crossing points Sečovlje (Sicciole) ? control post, Podgorje, Slovenska vas, Orešje, Rogatec, Ormož and Gibina only trucks with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes are allowed (paragraph four of Article 2 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)
  • Border crossing points are open round the clock, with the exception of BCP Podgorje, which is open from 1 June to 31 August from 6:00 to 24:00 and from 1 September to 31 May from 6:00 to 22:00 (paragraph five of Article 2 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)
  • Border crossing points for international railway traffic are open in accordance with the international railway timetable (paragraph two of Article 3 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)

 

 

 

b) Border crossing points for local border traffic (25)

Border crossing points for local border traffic are reserved for beneficiaries of the Agreement on Border Traffic and Cooperation (local border traffic permit holders) as well as persons enjoying the European Union?s right of free movement.

 

NR. BORDER CROSSING POINT PD1 PS1, BPS1 OPENING TIMES
1. Hotiza (Sveti Martin na Muri) MS PETIŠOVCI 6-22
2. Razkrižje
(Banfi) MS PETIŠOVCI 24 hours
3. Središče ob Dravi I (Preseka) MB SREDIŠČE OB DRAVI 5-23, Sun. 9-21
4. Drenovec (Gornja Voća) MB ZAVRČ 6-22
5. Zgornji Leskovec
(Cvetlin) MB GRUŠKOVJE 24 hours
6. Rajnkovec (Mali Tabor) CE ROGATEC 5-23
7. Podčetrtek (Luke Poljanske) CE BISTRICA OB SOTLI 6-22
8. Sedlarjevo (Plavić) CE BISTRICA OB SOTLI 6-22; Sun. and holidays 7-21
9. Nova vas ob Sotli (Draše) NM DOBOVA 6-22; Sun. 7-21
10. Stara vas - Bizeljsko (Donji Čemehovec) NM DOBOVA 6-22, Sun. 7-21
11. Rakovec (Kraj Donji) NM DOBOVA 6-22, Sun. 7-21; 1.11.-1.3. 7-19
12. Planina v Podbočju (Novo Selo Žumberačko) NM KRŠKO 6-22, Sun. 7-21; 1.11.-1.3. 7-19
13. Brezovica (Brezovica) NM METLIKA not yet in operation
14. Radovica (Kašt) NM METLIKA 5-23, Sun. 7-20
15. Krmačina (Vivodina) NM METLIKA 6-22, Sun. 8-20
16. Božakovo (Obrež) NM METLIKA Closed due to damaged bridge and road.
17. Krasinec (Pravutina) NM METLIKA 5-23, Sun. 8-20
18. Žuniči (Prilišće) NM METLIKA 8-20
19. Sodevci (Blaževci) NM METLIKA 5-23; Sun. 7-21
20. Osilnica (Zamost) LJ KOČEVJE 24 hours
21. Novokračine (Lipa) KP JELŠANE 6-22, Sun. 7-20; 1.6. - 1.10. at Sat. and Sun. 7-22
22. Novi kot (Prezid I) LJ RIBNICA 5-23; Sun. 7-22
23. Podplanina
(Čabar) LJ RIBNICA 24 hours
24. Rakitovec (Slum) KP SOČERGA 6-22
25. Brezovica pri Gradinu (Lucija) KP SOČERGA 6-22

 

Explanatory Notes:

  • Border crossing points for local border traffic are reserved for beneficiaries of the Agreement on Border Traffic and Cooperation.
  • All persons enjoying the European Union?s right of free movement may cross the state border at border crossing points for local border traffic with a passport or identity card (paragraph two of Article 4 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)
  • At border crossing points for local border traffic only trucks with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes are allowed (paragraph four of Article 4 of the Decree determining border crossing points, Official Gazette 18/2015)

 

 

 

Border crossing points for international air traffic (3)

 

NR. BORDER CROSSING POINT PD1 PS1, BPS1 OPENING TIMES LetalisceJP_LJ-m
1. Portorož (Portoroso) - Sečovlje (Sicciole), at the airport Portorož KP BPS SEČOVLJE 8.00 - 16.30
2. Ljubljana - Brnik, at the airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana KR APS1 BRNIK 6.00 - 24.00
3. Maribor - Slivnica, at the airport Edvard Rusjan Maribor MB PS RAČE 9.00 - 19.00

 

 

 

 

Border crossing points for international maritime traffic (3)

 

NR. BORDER CROSSING POINT PD1 PS1, BPS1 OPENING TIMES
1. Koper (Capodistria) KP MPS1 KOPER 24 hours
2. Piran (Pirano) KP MPS1 KOPER 24 hours

 

 

 

NOTES

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  • PD - Police Directorate: CE - Celje, KP - Koper, KR - Kranj, LJ - Ljubljana, MB - Maribor, MS - Murska Sobota, NM - Novo mesto
  • PS - Police Station
  • BPS - Border Police Station
  • APS - Air Police Station
  • MPS - Maritime Police Station

 

 

 
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