Total Population: 5,461,355
Estimated migrant population: 177,190
Estimated refugee population (2019): 965
Estimated number of undocumented migrants (2019): N/A
Main migrant populations (2020): Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine
Healthcare rights of migrants
Asylum seekers: Have the same rights and obligations in public health insurance as citizens of the Slovak Republic. Medical care for asylum seekers is covered by the state.
Refugees: Entitled to medical health insurance, which grants them the same rights as nationals. For refugees that are uninsured, the state shall pay their health insurance premiums.
Undocumented migrants: Can access emergency care free of charge. They may also access primary and secondary care in return for payment of the full cost.
HIV testing and treatment
Testing: Testing is free for all. Use the aidsmap European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV.
Treatment: There are 3 clinical treatment centres in Slovakia (Bratislava, Banská Bystrica, Košice).
Human Rights League, Slovakia:
Offers free legal assistance to refugees and migrants in Slovakia, with regards to migration, asylum and integration policy. Also offers help on matters related to family and employment law.
+421 918 366 968
Račianska 80, 831 02 Bratislava. (1st floor) Door no. 119 and 120 Nová Cvernovka, former dormitory building
Service(s): Legal help and representation, Advice and information