Embassy of Slovak Republic- Ottawa

Information on Employment in the Slovak Republic

Foreigners who are employed in accordance with the existing legal regulatins in the Slovak Republic have the same legal status as a Slovak citizens. Thay may be employed provided that have been granted a residence permit for the Slovak territory and an employment permit

Both of the permits are issued in Slovakia. The residence permits are issuedby an approppriate local Foreign Police Office. The employment permits are issued by an require for employment of a foreigner who has married a Slovak citizen.

Unless it is possible to recruit a Slovak citizen, especially when he applies for a particular job, the employer may on the basis of the permit issued by a Labour Office offer this job to a foreign employee.

For information on particular job you are looking for, please contact MInistry of Labour on the address:

Ministerstvo prace,socialnych veci a rodiny SR
Spitalska 4
816 43 Bratislava

tel: /from Canada/ 011-421-7-338 1111, fax: 011-421-7-3382415

Canadians interested in English teaching positions could contact the following institutions:

Slovak Academic Information Agency
Hviezdoslavovo nam. 14
P.O.Box 108
81000 Bratislava, Slovakia
tel:421-7-335827 e-mail:saia@saia.sk
Aditional information

Slovak Association of English Teachers
852 99 Bratislava, Slovakia

Ministry of Education
Hlboka 2
81330 Bratislava, Slovakia
tel:421-7-491811, fax:421-7-497792

Embassy of the Slovak Republic.

50 Rideau Terrace, Ottawa, Ontario K1M 2A1

Tel: (613) 749 4442 Fax: (613) 749 4989

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Last Update: August 31, 1998