Where to seek help in Slovakia?

On this page, you will find contact information of organisations that can provide help with your asylum procedure. You will also find contact information of emergency numbers and other service providers.


Counselling services for the asylum procedure ⬇

Free legal counselling is provided by the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Slovak Humanitarian Council and Human Rights League as well as by the Centre for Legal Aid and through the IOM Migration Information Centre.

Slovak Humanitarian Council, Refugees’ Project Department

 Human Rights League in Bratislava

Monday through Thursday at 9am – 5pm. Please, make an appointment to be sure that a lawyer will be available.

 Human Rights League in Kosice

Monday through Thursday at 9am – 5pm. Please, make an appointment to be sure that a lawyer is available.

 IOM’s Migration Information Centre in Bratislava

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 9-12 and 13-17, and on Friday by appointment only

 IOM’s Migration Information Centre in Kosice

  • Address: Poštová 1, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
  • Phone: 📞 +421 55 625 8662
  • Email: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday – Friday: by appointment only

Centre for Legal Aid in Bratislava

Opening hours (for consultations):
Monday: 8:00 – 12:00, 12:30 – 15:00
Wednesday: 8:00 – 12:00, 12:30 – 15:30

 Centre for Legal Aid in Kosice

  • Address: Murgašova 3, P.O. Box A-11. 040 11 Košice, Slovakia
  • Phone: 📞 +421 650 105 100
  • E-mail: [email protected]

Opening hours (for consultations):
Monday: 8:00 – 12:00, 12:30 – 15:00 h
Wednesday: 8:00 – 12:00, 12:30 – 16:00 h


Emergency Service ⬇

For emergency calls dial 📞 112.

To call the Police dial 📞 158.

To call the Medical Emergency services dial 📞 155.

To call the Fire department dial 📞 150.

To call the Alien Police dial 📞 09610 507 01.

If you are a victim of violence call 📞 0850 111 321.


Other Services ⬇

You can contact various NGOs or institutions through specific lines to get other forms of help and support:

➡ To contact UNICEF Children’s Security Line dial 📞 116 111.

➡ To contact UNICEF Emergency Line dial 📞 0800 500 500.

➡ To contact the Confidence Line for psychological aid dial 📞 055/622 23 23. For family and emergency situations call Hope Line on 📞 055/644 11 55.

➡ Social assistance in the reception centre is provided by the staff of the non-governmental organisation Slovak Humanitarian Council.


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