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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Slovenia starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Slovenia. All tourists entering Slovenian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Slovenian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Slovenian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Slovenian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Slovenia with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

List of American diplomatic offices in Slovenia

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Address: Presernova 31, 1000 Ljubljana, SloveniaCheck on map

Phone: +386 (1) 2005500

Fax: +386 (1) 200-5555



Office Hours: Hours are from 08:00 to 17:00, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

List of Slovene diplomatic offices in United States of America

Embassy of Slovenia in Washington, United States of America

Address: 1525 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, United States of AmericaCheck on map

Phone: (202) 667-5363


Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the United Nations in New York

Address: 600 Third Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016, USACheck on map

Phone: 00 1 212 370 30 07

Fax: 00 1 212 370 18 24



Consulate of Slovenia in the United States

Address: 1048 South Ocean Boulevard Palm BeachCheck on map

Phone: +1-561-8332222

Fax: +1-561-8332235

Consulate of Slovenia in Minneapolis, United States

Address: 1611 Lagoon AvenueCheck on map

Phone: +1-612-8270094

Fax: +1-612-3732739

Consulate of Slovenia in Knoxville, United States

Address: 1928 Alcoa Highway, Building B, Suite 102Check on map

Phone: +1-865-5449566

Fax: +1-865-5446745


Consulate of Slovenia in San Francisco, United States

Address: 354 Pine Street, Third Floor

Phone: +1-415-989-1800

Fax: +1-415-989-1801

Office Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Consulate of Slovenia in Atlanta, United States

Address: 400 Colony Square, Suite 200

Phone: +1-404-8812812

Fax: +1-404-8812813

Consulate of Slovenia in Honolulu, United States

Address: 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1450Check on map

Phone: +1-808-5443203

Fax: +1-808-5455712

Consulate of Slovenia in Ohio, United States

Address: 1111 Chester Avenue, Suite 520 ClevelandCheck on map

Phone: (+1-216) 5899220

Fax: (+1-216) 5899210

Consulate of Slovenia in Pueblo, United States

Address: 215 West Second StreetCheck on map

Phone: (+1-719) 5440295

Fax: (+1-719) 5443400

Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Slovenia

Capital: Ljubljana
  • Slovenian 91.1%;
  • Serbo-Croatian 4.5%;
  • Other or unspecified 4.4%;
  • Italian;
  • Hungarian

Area: 20,273 KM2
Population: 2,007,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +386

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

Country Specific Info

Travel info for Slovenia