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Useful information

Koper city from above

Useful Information for Your Slovenia Journey:

Currency: When navigating the charming streets of Slovenia, it's essential to be acquainted with the local currency. The official currency is the Euro (EUR). Ensure you have some Euros on hand for small purchases, but credit cards are widely accepted in most establishments.

Foreign Currency: Should you need to exchange foreign currency, you'll find various exchange offices throughout Slovenia's cities and tourist areas. Major credit cards are also widely accepted, providing convenient alternatives for your transactions.

Electricity: Slovenia operates on an electricity supply of 220V at 50Hz. Make sure to bring the appropriate power adapters for your electronic devices to keep them charged and ready for your Slovenian adventures.


Water: One less worry during your stay – tap water is potable in all households across Slovenia. Feel free to quench your thirst straight from the tap, whether you're in bustling cities or serene rural areas.


Post Offices and Telecommunications: Stay connected effortlessly in Slovenia. Post offices are scattered across the country, offering services for sending mail and packages. For telecommunications, you'll find excellent network coverage throughout the region, ensuring you can easily stay in touch with loved ones or share your travel moments on social media.

Remember, should you have any queries or need assistance, the friendly locals are always willing to help you make the most of your Slovenian experience. Enjoy your journey!

In case of emergency!

In case of emergency or if you need assistance during your visit to Slovenia, here are some important phone numbers and addresses for tourists.

Just click on the phone number and your phone will be connected directly to the desired institution.

Emergency Services:

  • Medical Emergency: 112

  • Police: 113

  • Fire Department: 112


Tourist Information Centers:

  • Ljubljana Tourist Information Centre: Address: Adamič-Lundrovo nabrežje 2, 1000 Ljubljana Phone: +386 1 306 12 15

  • Bled Tourist Information Centre: Address: Cesta svobode 10, 4260 Bled Phone: +386 4 574 11 22

  • Maribor Tourist Information Centre: Address: Tkalski prehod 4, 2000 Maribor Phone: +386 2 234 66 11


Embassy and Consulate Information:

  • United States Embassy in Slovenia: Address: Prešernova cesta 31, 1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 1 200 55 00

  • United Kingdom Embassy in Slovenia: Address: Trg Republike 3, 1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 1 200 39 00

  • Australian Embassy in Slovenia: (Note: Australia does not have an embassy in Slovenia; contact the nearest Australian embassy in another country in case of emergencies.)


Non-Emergency Police Assistance:

  • Ljubljana Police Department: Address: Trdinova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana Phone: +386 1 428 40 00


Remember to save these numbers and addresses in your phone or jot them down before your trip. Stay safe and enjoy your time in Slovenia!

Visa Requirements

Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland do not need a visa to enter Slovenia, as they have the right to free movement within the Schengen Area.

For citizens of countries outside of the EU, EEA, and Switzerland, a visa is required for entry into Slovenia. They must apply for a visa at the nearest Slovenian embassy or consulate in their country of residence. The visa application process involves submitting a completed application form, a passport with at least three months validity beyond the intended stay, two passport-sized photos, and proof of sufficient funds to support themselves during their stay.

The visa application must be submitted at least 15 days before the intended date of travel. The visa processing time varies depending on the applicant's nationality, but it usually takes up to 15 days.

The requirements and laws for entering Slovenia by plane, car, bus or ship depend on the traveller's nationality, as well as the mode of transportation. In general, travellers should have a valid passport and a visa (if required) for entry into Slovenia.

For travellers entering Slovenia by plane, they must have a valid passport and/or a national ID card from an EU, EEA, or Swiss country. Additionally, travellers from non-Schengen countries must have valid visas.

For travellers entering Slovenia by car, bus, or ship, they must have a valid passport and/or a national ID card from an EU, EEA, or Swiss country. Additionally, they must have a valid visa if required.

It's important to note that the requirements and laws for entering Slovenia may change at any time, so travellers are advised to check the latest updates from the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs before planning their trip.

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