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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Kusa, Dagmar

Published: November 2009 - Latest Update: January 2013

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Kusa, Dagmar

Published: May 2013

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Kazaz, Jana

Published: December 2014

Country expert(s)

Kazaz, Jana

Kusa, Dagmar

Current citizenship law

Act No. 40/1993 Coll. on Citizenship of the Slovak Republic (consolidated English version as last amended by Act no. 250/2010 Coll.) LANGUAGE: uk


Zákon Národnej rady Slovenskej republiky z 19. januára 1993 o štátnom občianstve Slovenskej republiky (consolidated Slovak version as last amended by Act no. 250/2010 Coll.) LANGUAGE: Slovakia

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Slovakia domestic case law
International and European case law Slovakia International and European case law
Citizenship statistics

Slovakia Statistics

Citizenship News

120 people asked for return of Slovak citizenship since 1 January 2016

Is the Slovak Citizenship Act unconstitutional? The Constitutional Court leaves the question open

Slovak Constitutional Court validates controversial ban on dual citizenship

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship