Applying for a certificate of residence in Slovakia

If you live in Slovakia you may occasionally need to produce a certificate of residence. The Dutch embassy in Bratislava can draw up this document for you.

When do you need a certificate of residence?

A certificate of residence allows you to prove your place of residence abroad. You need this document:

  • in connection with various tax and social security contributions
  • when renewing your driving licence

What documents do you need?

You need the following documents in order to apply for a certificate of residence:

  • a document showing that you have the permission of the local authorities to reside in the country where you are applying – for example, a residence permit (this is not required if you live in the EU)
  • proof of your current address
  • proof that you have Dutch nationality. This may be any one of the following documents:
    • a Dutch passport
    • a Dutch national identity card
    • a certificate of Dutch nationality

How do I apply for a consular declaration?

Make an appointment at the embassy in Bratislava by emailing:


Please check the overview with our consular fees for the costs of a declaration and the payment method at our embassy.

Any questions?

In case you have a question, you can send an email via the contact form.