In 2020, 282 asylum-seekers were registered by the authorities in Slovakia, a moderate increase compared to the previous year. This number includes 18 unaccompanied children. Most people of concern were coming from Afghanistan, Syria, and Morocco.
UNHCR's operations in Slovakia are part of the Multi-Country Office in Budapest. We follow and comment on developments in policy, legislation, and the daily practice of refugee protection. We are working with the Slovak government and partner organizations. We are committed to creating public support for asylum-seekers, refugees, and stateless persons.
For information about our work in Slovakia:
- Information for refugees and asylum-seekers in Slovakia – help.unhcr.org
- Visit our country website - Slovakia | Slovensko (Slovenčina)
- For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld.
For information about our operation in Slovakia, please contact us through our Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.