A temporary residence permit may be granted to an executive of a commercial company for the expected duration of business, with a maximum validity of 3 years.


Temporary residence can be renewed, even repeatedly, for a maximum of 3 years.

Permanent residence

After five years, it is possible to apply for permanent residence.

First Step: Launching Your Business in Slovakia

Welcome to your entrepreneurial journey in Slovakia! We're here to help you navigate the initial steps of setting up your company.

Business Structure:  

Limited Liability Company (Spoločnosť s ručením obmedzeným - s.r.o.): A popular choice for small businesses, it offers limited liability for its owners. Their financial risk is limited to their investment in the company.

To establish a company we will need:
    • Company name
    • Information about founders (name, nationality, residence)
    • Planned business activities
    • Proof of initial capital deposit

Second Step: Temporary residence

The application for a temporary residence permit for business purposes is typically submitted at the Slovak Embassy or Consulate in your home country.

Citizens of countries that have visa-free contact with the Slovak Republic can submit an application to the foreign police department in Slovakia.

We will guide you through the entire process.

List of documents you have to provide:
    • Criminal record with apostille of the country he/she is a national to, a list of competent authorities for verification of apostille will be delivered by country of origin
    • Criminal record with apostille of the country where the third country national has resided during last three years for a period longer than 90 days within six consecutive months
    • Statement of the balance of a bank account of third country national
    • Statement of ballance of a third country national´s bank account opened for business purposes different from the bank account pursuant

What we will do for you?

.. a complete package of services ..

Establishment of a trade, business company
We cooperate with a renovated law firm, which will provide all the necessary documents and entries in the trade and commercial register.

Complete preparation of documents
We will process complete documentation for you, including an extract from the criminal record, translations, and an and an application for temporary residence.

Accommodation, place of business
In cooperation with a real estate agency, we will provide you with a place to live and do business according to your requirements.

Assistance at immigration office
We will assist you in submitting an application to the foreign police.