Embassy of the RS Washington /Consular Services, Visas /Traveling to the U.S.A. /

Before departure

Travel Information

In order to offer Slovenian travelers to the US efficient and responsive consular assistance, we recommend that you announce your travel itinerary to the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, DC or to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia.

The information can be submitted to the Embassy or Ministry on this form. The report of your travel is not obligatory. It is based on individual’s voluntary decision.

The information reported for this purpose will be exclusively used for the purposes stated in the Article 29a of the Foreign Affairs Act and will be destroyed after the reported end date of the travel.  

ESTA

As of January 12, 2009 the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is mandatory for all travelers arriving in the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). If you do not receive US travel approval, you can apply for a visa at the US Embassy. 

Covid - 19 

Following the "Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus", which entered into force on February 2, 2020, the entry into the United States of all foreigners who were in the People’s Republic of China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, during the 14-day period preceding their entry into the United States was suspended.

The proclamation does not apply to specific categories of foreigners. Click page "Covid-19" for more information.  

International Driver's Licence

We recommend that you take both the Slovenian driver's licence an international driver's license based on the Geneva Convention on Road Traffic (1949), which is the legal basis for the mutual recognition of driver's licenses.

Travel Safety

Check page "Natural Disasters" for general information. 

We recommend that you follow security information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia:

https://www.gov.si/zbirke/drzave/zdruzene-drzave-amerike/