For the process of recognition, every applicant has to supply the following documents and certifications:
completed application form
|copy of an ID, passport, or temporary residence card
|notary-verified and translated copy of a diploma or other education document issued by a foreign higher education institution
|notary-verified and translated 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
notary-verified and translated document of the previous highest completed education
confirmation of payment of 5 € / 30 € legal fee*
confirmation of payment of 40 €
*If you cannot purchase an eStamp/eKolok (you are currently not in Slovakia), you will be issued a payment order once your application arrives.
Please note that we may request additional educational documents (such as a transcript of subjects from your previous level of education). You will be notified if such a request is necessary.
We are able to accept translations from certified translators only. A certified translator will always bind your documents together with a red, white, and blue string, have a round stamp with the Slovak national symbol and an appendix about being a certified translator that is attached as a last page with your documents. Unsure whether the translator you have found is certified? You can check the website of the Ministry of Justice, or the Slovak Embassy in your country.
Submitted documents can not be returned.
Address for sending application:
Department of Education and Students Care/Utvar
812 43 Bratislava
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
More information on education recognition can be found at the website of the Centre for Recognition of Diplomas of the 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
- Act No. 71/1967 Coll. on Administrative Proceedings (Administrative Code)
- Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on Privacy
- the Regulation "Tuition Fee and Study-Related Fees for the given academic year"
- Act No.131 / 2002 Coll on universities and on amendments to certain laws, as amended