Procedure of obtaining RS citizenship


Citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia can be acquired if the following conditions are fulfilled:

  • the individual has been living in Slovenia for 10 years, and during this period, for 5 years permanently (before the application was submitted),
  • the individual speaks Slovenian language, at least on the basic level (which is proven with a certificate of a successfully passed Slovenian language exam).

Other conditions for the applicant:

  • 18 years of age or more;
  • released from previous citizenship or proof of intention to obtain a release if granted citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • having means to provide material and social security for him/herself and persons to be supported;
  • proof of non-conviction – a final judgment to an unconditional prison sentence, longer than three months, and no conditional prison sentence passed with a probation period longer than one year;
  • residence in the Republic of Slovenia has not been annulled;
  • admission to citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia does not represent a threat to public order, security or defense of the country;
  • proof of paid tax liabilities;
  • obtained oath to respect the free democratic constitutional order based on the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia;


Beside the application documents, a curriculum vitae and confirmations regarding all conditions need to be attached (Important: only originals or notarized copies are accepted).


The application for citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia needs to be submitted at an administrative unit.


You have to pay the fee for the procedure in the amount of 185.7 EUR (for the citizenship) or 194.8 EUR (for the citizenship without a guarantee).