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Kratka informacija za vizumske prosilce v Izraelu (v angleščini)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON VISA PROCEDURE

You can make an appointment to apply for a visa at the Embassy of Slovenia by telephone (+972 3 629 3572) or e-mail (sloembassy.telaviv(at)gov.si). Our business hours are Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.

A visa application should be lodged at least 15 calendar days before the intended visit and cannot be lodged earlier than three months before the start of the intended visit.

Visa applicants need to appear in person at the Embassy. Fingerprints are collected from visa applicants above the age of 12. However, for subsequent applications within 59 months, fingerprints can be re-used from the VIS information system unless there is reasonable doubt regarding the identity of the applicant.

The processing time of the visa application may take up to 15 calendar days after all the required documents have been submitted.

During the examination of an application, the Slovenian Embassy may, in justified cases, call the applicant for an interview and request additional documents.

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY VISA APPLICANTS IN ISRAEL:

Documents required for all visa applicants:
- application form, completed and signed (available at: www.mzz.gov.si/fileadmin/pageuploads/Konzularne_informacije/vizne_informacije/obrazci/Vloga_za_kratkorocni_vizum_SI-EN.pdf)
- recent photograph
- Passport or Travel Document and copy of its biometric data page; copy of previously issued Schengen visas (if any)
- Proof of residence rights stay in Israel (e.g. Israeli entry visa) valid for a minimum of 3 months after the intended departure from the territory of the Member States
- Travel medical insurance (insurance policy covering the entire period of intended visit(s) with the minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, valid throughout the territory of the Schengen Member States)
- Proof of accommodation in the Member State of destination: hotel booking for whole duration of the stay in the Member State if accommodation is not provided by host or official letter of guarantee confirming accommodation by the host
- Information about travel arrangements: return flight booking with intended dates of travel
- Proof of solvency or any evidence of income confirming that they cover all costs related to travel and stay: bank statements for the last 3 months and/or copies of salary slips of the last 3 months and/or a letter of guarantee by inviting company/institution
- Proof of studies/retirement/employment with a confirmation of possibility to return to work (the person signing the proof should be identified by name and surname, position and contact details)

Document to be submitted for business visit, visit of a friend/relative, seminar/course/scientific, cultural, sports or religious events:
- Signed letter of guarantee from inviting company/institution/friend/relative, certified by the Administrative unit in Slovenia (available at: http://www.mzz.gov.si/fileadmin/pageuploads/Konzularne_informacije/vizne_informacije/obrazci/garantno_pismo.pdf

Optional document to be submitted for tourist visit:
- Travel itinerary

Additional document to be submitted for minors travelling alone or with only one parent/legal guardian:
- The consent of the parents/legal guardians (except if a single parent/legal guardian with whom the minor is to travel, holds sole custody)

Visa fee
- 35 EUR payable in ILS according to the exchange rate (children from the age of 6 and below the age of 12 years; citizens of Albania*, Armenia, Azerbaijan, BIH*, Georgia*, Kosovo, Moldova*, Montenegro*, North Macedonia*, Russia, Serbia*, Ukraine* - *visa needed for non-biometric passports only)
- 60 EUR payable in ILS according to the exchange rate (other third country nationals)
- Gratis for minors under the age of 6; pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training; researchers travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research; representatives of non-profit organisations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organised by non-profit organisations; holders of diplomatic and service passports; family members of EU or Swiss citizens covered by the Directive 2004/38/EC.

VISA PROCEDURE FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF EU CITIZENS

1.1. No visa fee.

1.2. The following facilitations are granted: 
– visa applications from family members of EU citizens as defined by Article 3(2) of Annex to the Directive 2004/38 and persons with whom the EU citizen has contracted a registered partnership are examined as soon as possible;
– the persons referred to above are not required to present proof of personal means of subsistence (e.g. cash, travellers cheques, credit cards);
– the persons referred to above are not required to present an invitation or proof of sponsorship and/or accommodation.

1.3. Type of visa issued: Third country family members may only be required to have an entry visa in accordance with Regulation 539/2001.

1.4. Supporting documents In order to benefit from the facilitations provided for by the Directive 2004/38, the visa applicant must prove that he/she is a family member of an EU citizen (e.g. a marriage certificate, birth certificate, proof of dependency...)