Slovakia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Designated Competent Authorities (as per 1 October 2007):

  1. All Regional Courts ("Krajský súd") for: a) public documents issued or certified by District Courts, notaries or huissiers de justice within their territorial jurisdiction; b) translations executed by official (court appointed) translators or opinions issued by official experts;
  2. The Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic ("Ministerstvo spravodlivosti Slovenskej republiky") for all documents emanating from judicial authorities other than the documents specified in point 1 above (i.e. documents emanating from courts other than District Courts.).
  3. The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic („Ministerstvo vnútra Slovenskej republiky”) for public documents emanating from authorities within its jurisdiction with the exception of documents specified in point 7 lit. a/ below;
  4. The Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic („Ministerstvo školstva Slovenskej republiky”) for public documents emanating from authorities within its jurisdiction;
  5. The Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic (Ministerstvo zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky), for public documents issued by authorities falling under its jurisdiction;
  6. The Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic („Ministerstvo obrany Slovenskej republiky”) for public documents emanating from authorities within its jurisdiction;
  7. The District Office (obvodný úrad) for:

    a. extracts from registers of births, deaths and marriages (matrika), except for decisions concerning civil status;
    b. documents issued by autonomous local authorities.

  8. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic („Ministerstvo zahranièných vecí Slovenskej republiky”) for any other public document issued in the Slovak Republic not specified above.

Contact details:

Address: Ministry of Justice
Zupné námestie 13
813 11 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 (2) 8889 3111
Fax: +421 (2) 8889 1605
E-mail: civil.inter.coop@justice.sk
tlacove@justice.sk
General website: http://www.justice.gov.sk/
Contact person: Ms Olga Jakubíková
Languages of communication: Slovak

Address: Ministry of Health
Limbová 2
P. O. BOX 52
837 52 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 (2) 5937 3111
Fax: +421 (2) 5478 8247, +421 (2) 5477 7983
E-mail: office@health.gov.sk
janka.kustorova@health.gov.sk
marianna.kozmannova@health.gov.sk
General website: http://www.health.gov.sk
Contact persons: Ms Janka Kuštorová
Ms Olga Sindlerová
Ms Marianna Kozmannová
M. Tomáš Pračko
Languages of communication: Slovak

Address: Ministry of Interior
Directorate of Public Administration
Drienova 22
826 86 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 (2) 4859 2349
Fax: -
E-mail: oso.svs@mvsr.vs.sk
om.svs@mvsr.vs.sk
Contact persons: Mgr. Peter Drábek
JUDr. Alena Kruzliakovà
General website: www.minv.sk
Languages of communication: Slovak, English

Address: Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport
Centre for Diploma Recognition
Stromová 1
813 30 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 (2) 5937 4623
Fax: -
E-mail: sudv@minedu.sk
General website: http://www.minedu.sk/
Contact person: Ms Alena Fodorová
Languages of communication: Slovak, English

Address: Ministry of Defense
Kutuzovova 8
832 47 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 9 6011 2233
Fax: +421 2 4425 3242
E-mail: daniel.bednar@mod.gov.sk
General website: http://www.mod.gov.sk/
Contact person: JUDr. Daniel Bednàr
Languages of communication: Slovak

Address: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Prazská 1
811 04 BRATISLAVA
Slovak Republic
postale: Hlboká 7
811 04 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Telephone: +421 (2) 5978 5978
Fax: +421 (2) 5978 3333
E-mail: info@mzv.sk
General website (see also "Practical Information"): http://www.mzv.sk/
Contact person: Ms Lubica Čemanová
Ms Alexandra Tánska
Mr Peter Ilčík
Languages of communication: Slovak, Russian, English

Practical Information:

Price: Ministry of Justice: 10.- Eur
Ministry of Health: 10.- Eur
Ministry of Interior: 10.- Eur
Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport: 10.- Eur
Ministry of Defense: 10.- Eur
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 20.- Eur
Useful Links:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Justice (Slovak | English)
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Education

(This page was last updated on 5 September 2016)

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