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Apostille / Superlegalization

Definition: validation of Slovak documents on education issued under the responsibility of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic for the needs of foreign offices (with the exception of secondary health schools, police schools, military schools and documents issued by Slovenská zdravotnícka univerzita.

CRD statutory processing period:

  • 30 days
    or
  • while you wait if there is no problem with the signature or stamp of the school only during CRD office hours reserved for issuing Apostille / Superlegalization:
    Monday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00
    Wednesday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00
    Thursday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00

Documents necessary to issue Apostille / Superlegalization:
1. application on Apostille / Superlegalization, application form here
2. original documents for apostille / superlegalization, which should have: 

  • under round seal of educational institution and signature of the principal, rector, vice-rector, dean or vice-dean
  • bound and under round seal of educational institution in case of document consisting of a number of pages and there is only one signature

3. administrative fee of 10 EUR (for each document)

Possibilities of administrative fee payment:
- postal order or bank transfer

Administrative fee paid by postal order or bank transfer is ascribed for account of Slovenská pošta, which is founded in Poštová banka, a.s.

account number of Slovenská pošta (IBAN): SK49 6500 0020 8100 2054 5796
identification payment symbol: 2210041008
information to the recipient: apostille
for payment from abroad (SWIFT): POBNSKBA

Recipient (in case of payment by postal order):
Poštová banka, a.s., Dvořákovo nábrežie 4, 811 02 Bratislava

- or by proof of payment of the adminstrative fee (note: the administrative fee can only be paid at Slovenská pošta, a. s. – Slovak post office)

Delivery of the application with documents:
1) by mail to:

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
Centre for Recognition of Diplomas
Stromová 1
813 30 Bratislava

2) in person to the CRD office (address: Stromová 9, 813 30 Bratislava) during office hours for issuing Apostille / Superlegalization

Consultation and telephone hours of CRD:
Monday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00
Thursday 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:00

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