How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Slovenia
In this article, we will learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Slovenia. We cover all the information necessary for procuring a visa to Slovenia.
To learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Slovenia, it is important to have some knowledge about the country. Slovenia is located in Central Europe and is popular for its mountains, lakes, and ski resorts. The capital is Ljubljana, with Slovenian as its official language and the euro as its currency. It has Mediterranean weather on the coast, a continental climate with subtle to hot summers, and chilling winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.
Slovenia was the first 2004 European Union as a beginner to adopt the euro on 1 Jan 2007 and has witnessed one of the most stable political and economic transitions in Central and Southeastern Europe. Its primary industries include chemicals, car parts, electronics, metal goods, electrical appliances, furniture, and textiles.
The major tourist attractions include the famous caves with their decor of stalactites and stalagmites in Postojna.
Types of Visa to Slovenia
Several visa types can be granted to travelers who wish to get into Slovenia, and this depends on the purpose of the tourist visa
1. Business visa
2. Student visa
3. Work Visa
Here is a list of necessary documents required if you are applying for a business visa to Slovenia.
1. Visa application form filled and signed.
2. Recent passport-sized photographs which capture the entire face with a bright background are needed.
3. International passport with validity goes beyond the expected return date, with at least two blank pages.
4. Copy of the passport data sheet (page on which the photo is located).
5. Copies of your previous visas (if any); will prove that you’ve had past travel experience.
6. A cover letter must be provided which states the reason for the visit and schedules.
7. Flight schedules with dates and flight numbers specifying arrival and departure.
8. Evidence of health insurance covering foreign travel.
9. Hotel reservation/ accommodation information for the duration of the intended stay.
10. Proof of your civil status (birth certificate of children, marriage certificate, and death certificate of spouse if necessary).
11. Proof of legitimate stay (if the application is not presented in the applicant’s home country).
12. Evidence of enough financial means for the duration of the visit.
13. If you are getting financial support from a host or other sponsor in the country, their bank statement will have to be provided. Please note that your host’s invitation letter should expressly state the types of assistance they will be providing (financial, accommodations, feeding, transportation, etc.).
14. An original business letter, signed by the inviting company on the organization’s letter headed paper. The letter must provide information about the reason for traveling, specifying the type of Visa and the needed sustainability of the Visa.
15. Evidence of past trade relations between the two companies, if such document is available.
16. Certificate of employment if the candidate is employed because it is necessary.
17. Please submit evidence of your retirement fund if you are retired.
18. A certificate from your employer granting your business permission to travel if you are employed.
19. Trade register extract or something like that (for self-employed).
20. Bank statement for the past three months to prove the client has a steady flow of income.
21. Proof of group travel (if you are traveling in a group).
22. Trade License (first issued and present renewal).
23. Visa fees because Visa is not free
According to each case, the competent embassy may request additional documents.
For more information and all types of visas, please contact or visit the appropriate embassy in Nigeria.
Where to Go
There is no Slovenian embassy or government office in Nigeria. Slovenia happens to be a Schengen country, so a visa granted to any Schengen member country gives access to the Slovenian borders. One can get a visa from a Schengen country consulate here in Nigeria, such as the Austrian embassy.
Embassy of Austria in Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 9, Usuma Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
Phone: +234-706-4183226, +234 (0)9 291 5465
Email: [email protected]
Website URL: www.aussenministerium.at/abuja
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