Slovenia Student Visa Application Guide

You can apply for a Slovenia student visa in Nigeria; this guide will show you how. Slovenia’s educational system caters to international students who want to go through post-secondary school or tertiary education in Europe.

Slovenia takes quality education seriously, and you would benefit immensely by studying in Slovenia.

The Slovenia student visa is also known as visa type D or the long-term visa. You apply for this visa type to help you stay in Slovenia longer than three months. After which, you may acquire a residence permit to spend more time studying.

While in Slovenia with a long-term visa, you can reside longer than 90 days but less than 12 months.

You might be able to work with the Slovenia student visa, but you should verify with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  However, you should apply for a Slovenia short-stay visa if your educational program takes less than 90 days.

Benefits Of Studying In Slovenia

In summary, the following are the important reasons why you may consider studying in Slovenia:

The educational standard in Slovenia.

The comparatively affordable costs of studying as compared to other places

Endless travel opportunities

Likelihood of starting a new life in Slovenia

Slovenia Student Visa Requirements

You can only procure the Slovenia student visa when you qualify for it. The embassy measures your qualification through the documentation you submit for visa application.

The following are some of the requirements for a Slovenia student visa in Nigeria:

Visa Application Form

The visa application form contains basic fields for collecting your personal details, information about the school you are studying at, and other information. You should complete this form using the computer system, then save and print it out.

International Passport

Your international passport document is an important requirement as well. It should contain at least two blank pages and has a one-year validity.

Two Passport Photographs

Two copies of passport-sized photographs were taken with white backgrounds.

Slovenia Schengen travel medical insurance certificate

Proof of Return Flight Tickets Reservations

Proof of medical insurance covers the entire duration of your stay with a minimum of 30,000 EUR coverage. But you should first confirm that your school does not have arrangements for your insurance.

We recommend you submit a flight reservation stead of purchasing an actual flight ticket.

Proof of Accommodation

If your institution does not have any arrangements for your accommodation, you should reserve hotel accommodation.

Financial Status Proof

This is your bank statement or that of your sponsor.

Certificate of Enrolment

Proof that an institution in Slovenia offers you a study admission.

Proof of Payment of Fees

If applicable.

Proof of Scholarship

If applicable.

Civil Status Proof

This confirms your marriage status. This may be a marriage certificate or civil status proof.

How to Apply for Slovenia Student Visa

Gather Documents

The first step is to secure admission into any educational institution in Slovenia. Then get the certificate of enrollment and fill out the visa application form.

Book Appointment

The embassy of Hungary accepts Slovenia visa applications in Nigeria.

 Submit an Application/attend an Interview

Visit the embassy on the appointment date, then prepare to take an interview. Moreover, the embassy may ask for you to bring some more documents for your visa application.

Collect your Passport

Once your documents are ready, the embassy will inform you to come for pick up. If the embassy denies your visa request, up may contest this decision. The appeal process demands that you pay a fee and file an appeal within eight days of the denial.


For students wishing to study in Slovenia, we hope you find this article helpful and that you will consider all the tips mentioned above on getting a student visa.

Congratulations and best wishes in your academic journey.

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