Temporary residence for the purpose of family reunion may be granted to an applicant for the duration of their family member's residence, with a maximum validity of 5 years. The following individuals are eligible for this type of residence:
Family members of individuals with temporary or permanent residence in Slovakia.
Relatives in the direct ascending line of an asylum holder who is under 18 years old.
Dependent persons as defined by an international treaty.
Family members are defined as:
Spouses who are at least 18 years old.
Unmarried children under 18 years old of the person with granted residence or their spouse.
Dependent unmarried children over 18 years old of the person with granted residence or their spouse, who are unable to care for themselves due to a long-term unfavorable health condition.
Parents of the person with granted residence or their spouse who are dependent on their care and lack appropriate family support in their country of origin.
A person with temporary residence for family reunion purposes is entitled to:
Engage in business.
Work with a valid work permit for up to 12 months from the date of receiving the temporary residence.
Work without additional permits after 12 months from receiving the temporary residence.