- Reviewed: 17 October 2016, 16:59 NZDT
- Still current at: 21 November 2017
There are no significant security concerns in Slovakia, however normal safety and security precautions should be taken to ensure personal safety.
There is an underlying threat of terrorism in Slovakia. Terrorist groups, including those based in Syria and Iraq, have made threats to conduct attacks across Europe.
New Zealanders in Slovakia are advised to keep themselves informed of potential risks to safety and security by monitoring the media and other local information sources. We recommend following any instructions issued by the local authorities and exercising vigilance in public places.
General travel advice
New Zealanders travelling or living in Slovakia should have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place.
New Zealanders in Slovakia are encouraged to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The New Zealand Embassy Vienna, Austria is accredited to Slovakia
Street Address Mattiellistrasse 2-4/3, A-1040, Vienna, Austria Telephone +43 1 505 3021 Fax +43 1 505 3020 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site http://www.mfat.govt.nz/austria Hours Mon-Fri 0900-1700 Note Notarial Services (by appointment only): 0900-1200 Monday & Friday; 1230-1400 Wednesday
See our regional advice for Europe