Foreign Police office closure could cause delays

28 Feb 18

SLOVAKIA

IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? The Foreign Police office in Bratislava will close its doors March 15. A new office is slated to open March 19.

What does the change mean?  The current office at Hrobáková will permanently close at noon Wednesday, March 14. A new office, located at Regrútska 4, Bratislava (municipality of Vajnory), will open at 8 a.m. Monday, March 19. The new location will have updated hours of operation (see table below). Neither Foreign Police office location will be open March 15 or 16.

  • Implementation time frame: Starting March 15.
  • Visas/permits affected: All immigration services.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals seeking immigration services in Bratislava.
  • Impact on processing times: Processing times could be delayed after the Hrobáková office is closed and before the new office opens at Regrútska. 
Foreign Police Office at Regrútska: Hours of Operation
Monday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BAL Analysis: Foreign nationals in and around Bratislava in need of immigration services should consider filing applications or making appointments as soon as possible at the current Foreign Police office at Hrobáková. Companies should expect delays in March and file time-sensitive applications as soon as possible.

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