Visa Information

To enter the Republic of Slovenia, EU/EEA citizens need only a valid identity card. If you are not an EU/EEA citizen, please check the web page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia or contact the nearest Slovenian Embassy or Consulate for details concerning current passport and visa requirements.


Climate and Weather

Slovenia’s climate varies from Alpine in the north, across Mediterranean in the coastal region to continental in the Pannonian Plain in the northeastern part of the country. The average temperature in February is approximately 0°C with a strong possibility of snowfall. Click here for the current weather forecast for Ljubljana.



The official currency of Slovenia as a European Union member state is the Euro (€). Most shops across the country accept international credit and debit cards. Slovenia has a widespread ATM cash machine network.


Value Added Tax (VAT)

Numerous shops advertising “Tax-Free Shopping” in their windows make it possible for visitors from non-European Union countries to receive a refund of value added tax paid on a minimum of 50 euros worth of goods purchased in a single shop within a single day on condition that the goods are taken outside the country within three months from the purchase date.