Educational documents issued in a state that has signed an international agreement with the Slovak Republic (i.e. Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Romania, Ukraine) are, for the purpose of continuing studies, recognized automatically.
Educational documents issued in a state of European Higher Education Area (Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Kingdom of Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy , Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine, The United Kingdom and Belarus) have their level recognized automatically.
The applicant is obliged to submit a certified translation of documents attached to the application in the state language according to Section 39 para. 5
The applicant for automatic recognition of diploma (under bilateral agreements or European Higher Education Area) within the meaning of § 39 par.2 and 3 of the Act must submit:
completed online application and consent to the processing of personal data as inseparable part of the application (the new Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on Privacy came into effect on 25 May 2018)
|2.||copy of an identity card or a passport|
|3.||notary-verified copy of a diploma or other education document issued by a foreign higher education institution|
|4.||notary-verified copy of a diploma supplement (including a transcript of completed subjects/courses) or a certified copy of a transcript of completed subjects/courses and passed exams|
|5.||confirmation of payment of 20 € charge connected with recognition process. Fee is to be paid by a bank transfer or by a Slovak postal money order.|
confirmation of payment of administrative fee (information about the eStamp/eKolok can be found on the website of Slovak Post here. Do NOT pay this fee together with the 40 € charge below. If you cannot purchase an eStamp, you will be issued a payment order once your application arrives):
a) 5 € (in the case of an existing bilateral convention as stated below)
b) 30 € (for all other countries of the European Higher Education Area)
An overview of bilateral conventions of academic purposes:
Fee Payment Details:
Beneficiary's IBAN: SK8881800000007000084007
Beneficiary's Account Name: Slovenska
Beneficiary's Address: Vazovova 5, 812 43 Bratislava
Country Code: SK
BIC/SWIFT - Beneficiary Bank Code: SPSRSKBA
810 05 Bratislava
Any remittance information:
Constant symbol: 0308
Variable symbol: 901111025 (for Recognition of a Diploma)
Information for the addressee
The Address for sending application:
Department of Education and Students Care/Utvar
Vazovova 5, 812 43 Bratislava, Slovakia
More information on education recognition can be found at the website of the Centre for Recognition of Diplomas of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
*The current list of the authorized states translators provided by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic can be found here.
In the process of recognition of