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Together with Administrative Unit we will organize SPECIAL DESK from 12 to 23 February for exchange students. The Administrative Unit and our International Student Ambassadors will welcome you:

·         Monday to Thursday- from 10am to 2pm

·         Friday- from 9am to 12pm

Administrative Unit Ljubljana
Tobačna 5
1000 Ljubljana
Entrance: waiting room F (entrance from parking)

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International Student Ambassadors will offer guidance, review your documentation and assist you with the last- minute requirements for submitting paperwork.

It is very important that you bring all the necessary documentation to make the process as quick as possible. More information about documentation can be found on our webpage, and it is listed below.

Also, during these days it is not necessary to book an appointment, and after February 23 it will be

If you have any doubts or questions about this, you can contact us at .  

 If you will apply after February 23, you need to book an appointment. Go to our page BOOK AN APPOINTMENT to see the process of booking an appointment for applying for temporary residence permit.  



October 13 was the last day when there was a special desk at the Administrative Unit for our students, where you could apply for your residence permits without making an appointment. From Friday, October 13 onwards, YOU NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT THROUGH THE eSamonaročanje APPLICATION or via phone number 01 828 16 90, since there is no longer a special desk for students. 

You can also send the application and other necessary documentation by post to the address UE Ljubljana, Tobačna ulica 5, 1000 Ljubljana, but if you apply for the first time, they will call you to give them your fingerprints, so you will have to make an appointment then.

Please read the information we have written carefully and prepare all the necessary documentation on time, and submit the same documentation together with the completed form to the Administrative Unit by the specified deadlines

You need to perform these processes yourself, and the already mentioned materials that we published on this page will help you with that. Please start the process of collecting documentation on time and be well informed about the deadlines that you need to meet and the processes that you must go through, since this only affects your stay in the country, and therefore it can also affect your studies.

Go to our page BOOK AN APPOINTMENT to see the process of booking an appointment for applying for temporary residence permit.  


If you are a student who already has a temporary residence permit that was valid until September 30, 2023, and you did not manage to extend it until the end of September, please pay attention to the following information.

  • Any extension/renewal of the permit must be done by the date when the permit expires - for most students, the permit is valid until the end of the student status, i.e. until September 30. This means that in order to extend the permit, you must send/hand over the documentation by September 30 at the latest.
  • If you did not succeed to apply until September 30, you cannot apply for an extension of the permit, but you will have to apply for a new permit and follow the procedure as if you were applying for the first time. You need to have a stamp, where it says the date of your entry, and it can't be older than three months

If you have any doubts or questions about this, you can contact us at 

Please, be careful when it comes to extending the permit, so that such situations do not occur, which can only make your stay in Slovenia and your studies more difficult. You can always contact us about anything, so whenever you have a doubt, it's important to ask us, thus making your stay easier.

Please, read the below-listed instructions carefully and with their help prepare to hand over these documents, so that the process will go as smoothly and quickly as possible. We also invite you to watch VIDEO GUIDANCE on how to apply for a temporary residence permit.

As we have already emphasized, all information is informative and subject to change, and we try to update this information daily. We hope that you have enough information to make this process go without any problems. 

 If you encounter any problems or questions that cannot be found on this page, please contact the contact person at academy/ faculty you are enrolled in. Please note that you need to perform these processes yourself, and the already-mentioned materials that we published on this page will help you with that. Contact persons can provide you with additional information, but they do not submit applications on your behalf.

For additional information about the documentation review you can write to us at .