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Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Travel Advice: COVID-19

As the probability of infection with COVID-19 remains present, Slovenian citizens wishing to travel abroad are advised to follow the news on the spread of the virus, especially on the planned route, to check the conditions of entry into the country of destination, and to comply with local rules. Slovenian citizens returning from abroad are advised to follow the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

Current information on border crossings, measures at the border upon entry into Slovenia and the lists of countries can be found on the special page Border Crossing.

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ottawa is the official representative body of the Slovenian Government in Canada.

The Embassy maintains diplomatic representation with the Government of Canada and also cooperates with the provinces. The main objectives of the Embassy are:

  • to represent the interests of the Republic of Slovenia in Canada,
  • to promote bilateral political, economic and cultural relations between Slovenia and Canada,
  • to promote Slovenian tourism,
  • to provide consular assistance to Slovenian citizens in Canada.

In 2023, the Embassy will be closed in observance of Slovenian and/or Canadian national holidays: 

January 2 (New Year's)
February 8 (Slovenian National day of Culture)
February 20 (Family Day)
April 7 (Easter Friday)
April 10 (Easter Monday)
Maj 22 (Victoria day)
September 4 (Labour Day)
October 9 (Thanksgiving)
November 1 (All Saints Day)
December 25 (Christmas)
December 26 (Slovenian Independence and Unity Day)


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Other representations

Information about other slovenian and foreign representations can be found on pages: