6.Sep.2021

Transit through Slovenia on way to another country - clarification

We have been receiving many questions regarding modes of transiting Slovenian territory when travelling to another country. That is why we are publishing a clarification regarding entry to Slovenia when transiting to another country (updated on 6 September 2021).

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4.Sep.2021

Crossing the state border during the coronavirus epidemic

After resurgence of coronavirus cases, a special border-crossing regime was set up early in March 2020, soon after first infections were reported, in order to contain the progress of the novel virus. Traffic-related measures, some of them temporary, were introduced at the border with Croatia and on the internal Schengen border (with Italy, Austria and Hungary) and border entry/exit restrictions were put in place for foreign nationals and Slovenian citizens. All of these restrictions continue to be valid and change depending on the assessment of the epidemiological situation.

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1.Sep.2021

Experts discuss a common approach for rapid and safe recovery of missing persons

An international conference on one of the thematic priorities of the Slovenian presidency – missing persons, in particular missing children – is taking place in Ljubljana today and tomorrow. The conference is held under the auspices of the Police Expert Network on Missing Persons, which was officially recognised by the Council’s Law Enforcement Working Party, and in cooperation with AMBER Alert Europe.

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27.Aug.2021

Exceptions not requiring RVT and quarantine to apply for school children crossing the border and persons driving them

The Slovenian Government issued the Ordinance amending the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease, which will enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Gazette and remain in force until 5 September 2021.

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27.Aug.2021

International Conference of Police and Other Experts on Missing Persons

As part of its Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Slovenia is organising an international conference of police and other experts on one of the thematic priorities of the Presidency – missing persons, in particular missing children. The conference will be held under the auspices of the Police Expert Network on Missing Persons, which was officially recognised by the Council’s Law Enforcement Working Party, and in cooperation with AMBER Alert Europe. The international conference, which will address one of the most complex areas of policing, will take place in Ljubljana, on 1 and 2 September 2021.

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21.Aug.2021

Travellers transiting Slovenia: the exceptions not requiring RVT upon entry extended until 29 August

Slovenian Government has extended the validity of the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease until 29 August 2021. Consequently, all the provisions continue to apply unchanged, including the conditions for entering Slovenia and all the valid exemptions.

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16.Aug.2021

Exceptions not requiring quarantine and RVT to apply for travellers in transit until August 22

Slovenian Government has issued the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease. The Ordinance, which enters into force on August 16 and remains applicable up to and including 22 August 2021, includes two key updates: the adequate proof of recovery, vaccination or testing (RVT) is stipulated in the Ordinance on temporary measures to reduce the risk of infection and spread of COVID-19 and the exceptions for travellers in transit only apply until 22 August and only to persons without permanent residence in Slovenia.

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12.Aug.2021

Slovenia to introduce the Passenger Locator Form for passengers travelling by airplane and ship on 16 August

Slovenia is introducing the Passenger Locator Form for passengers travelling by airplane and ship on 16 August to facilitate contact tracing. Every passenger will be aksed to fill out his or her own form, including passengers travelling together as a family or in a group. Passengers in transit, who will remain in the airport's transit area (unless they should decide to leave the airport area for whatever reason) and airplane or ship crewmembers will not be required to fill out the form.

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30.Jul.2021

PCR and rapid antigen tests performed in Bosnia and Herzegovina also accepted to enter Slovenia

As of Friday 30 July 2021, PCR and rapid antigen tests performed in Bosnia and Herzegovina are also accepted as proof upon entry into Slovenia, in accordance with the newly amended Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease.

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29.Jul.2021

Chief of Montenegrin police with colleagues visits the Slovenian police

On 29 July 2021, the leaders of the Montenegrin police paid a visit to the Slovenian police. The five-member delegation from Montenegro was received at the premises of the Ministry of the Interior by State Secretary Dr Božo Predalič and Director General of the Police Dr Anton Olaj with his colleagues.

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23.Jul.2021

Cross-border migrant workers were added to the exceptions for entering Slovenia without going into quarantine and without meeting the recovered/vaccinated/tested rule

The Government issued the Ordinance amending the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease, which enters into force on 23 July 2021 and remains effective up to and including 1 August 2021.

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14.Jul.2021

Vaccinated-tested-recovered rule not required for transit and international transport until 15 August 2021

With the today's Government amendments to the ordinance, the two exceptions (transit and international transport), which are currently valid up to and including 14 July 2021, shall apply up to and including 15 August 2021. The provision allowing entry into Slovenia without a home quarantine order and without compliance with the vaccinated-tested-recovered rule has been extended for these two exceptions up to and including 15 August 2021.

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12.Jul.2021

Same conditions for all travellers entering Slovenia to apply from July 15. Vaccinated/recovered/tested rule in place for all transiting travellers and drivers of goods vehicles as of 16 August

The latest amendments to border entry rules will begin to take effect on Thursday, 15 July 2021. Colour-coded lists of countries will no longer be applicable. All travellers entering Slovenia will have to comply with the same requirement: they must be vaccinated or they have recovered from COVID-19 or they must provide a negative test.

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12.Jul.2021

Contacts for information during the coronavirus crisis

For information and explanations about crossing the state border during the coronavirus crisis please visit our websites or the government website GOV.SI. For information on the coronavirus you can also call the government call centre {fa-phone}080 1404. You can reach the call centre free of charge on workdays from Monday to Friday between 8:00 and 16:00. If you are calling from abroad, you can reach the call centre at {fa-phone}+386 1 478 7550.

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9.Jul.2021

From Saturday, 10 July, changed conditions of entry into the country

Yesterday, the government extended the measures already in force and amended the decree establishing the conditions of entry, which will apply from Saturday, 10 July to Wednesday, 14 July 2021.

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