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Persons under international protection

Acquiring citizenship

Persons with refugee status may apply for citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia after five years of residence in the Republic of Slovenia if they also fulfil the other conditions prescribed by the Citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia Act.

Persons with subsidiary protection status may apply for citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia after ten years of residence in the Republic of Slovenia if they also fulfil other conditions prescribed by the Citizeship of the Republic of Slovenia Act.

You can obtain more information on the conditions for acquiring citizenship at the administrative unit, where you also apply and pay a fee.

Additional information

Application