UNHCR Slovakia - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

If you are coming from Ukraine

If you are coming from Ukraine, the Slovak Government has established an official website with useful information and important contacts in English, Ukrainian and Slovak:
Information for Ukrainians entering Slovak republic

If you are looking for information on the Emergency Cash Assistance Programme for those arriving from Ukraine, click here.

Other useful information and contacts can be found in English, Ukrainian and Slovak at:

If you have questions about relocating to the United States, Canada, or another country:
Any person wishing to relocate to another country must directly consult that country’s Embassy websites or information portals about procedures. UNHCR does not conduct resettlement out of Slovakia and cannot help with travel. UNHCR in Slovakia does not conduct refugee status procedures to facilitate relocation.

– For Information from U.S. Embassy in Slovakia: in English 
– For Information from the Canadian government: in English, Ukrainian, and French
– For information from the European Union (EU)in English, Ukrainian, and Russian
– For information from the UKvisa information, Homes for Ukraine scheme, and information in English
– Other information for travel outside of the EU, for new arrivals from Ukrainian: in English

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency created the website help.unhcr.org/slovakia for refugees and asylum seekers in Slovakia.

The aim of this website is to give information to asylum-seekers and refugees in Slovakia about a wide range of topics, such as the asylum procedure, living in Slovakia and the rights and duties asylum-seekers and refugees in Slovakia have.

On this website you will be able to find information about:

Where to seek help in Slovakia
UNHCR in Slovakia
Your right to apply for asylum and the asylum procedure
Living in Slovakia
Voluntary return
Reporting misconduct related to UNHCR

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