Embassy Services

Embassy Services On the diplomatic and consular services of the Republic of Albania in Bratislava , please kondly note as follows: All Embassy` consular actions are performed through postal service . The documentation has to be mailed, and must also include a blank envelope with a stamp and return address . This will enable the return of the documents to the persons concerned, if the application will return to supplementation. Exempted from this rule services , which , regulations in force require the physical appearance of the person concerned the following documents: - Laissez-passer - proxies - Applications for visas - Preparation of documents citizenship file Citizens who require a certain consular service , must submit all documents required for this action . Attached they may find the list of documents forwarded together with the payment receipt to the requested service . Kindly note that payment for all consular services , without exception, will only be sold through the banking system .Subject to the law no. 8977/12.12.2002 The tax system in the Republic of Albania ", the fees for consular services are as follows : Fees for issuing travel documents: -Laisser -Passer issued by the consular ......... 30 Euro Fees for issuing and drafting of notarial and translation of documents -Statements , authorizations , testaments, warrants and special proxies - 20 Euro /page. -Verification of duplicates and copies - 20 Euro/page. Be aware that payments are to be paid in EUR currency only , the bank account of the Embassy of the Republic of Albania in Slovakia is as follows: VUB BANKA Bank Account: 2852704656 The swift code no. 0200 Please note that detailed information about other consular services at: http://www.punetejashtme.gov.al/al/sherbime/sherbime-per-shqiptaret REQUIREMENTS FOR ACQUIRING THE ALBANIAN CITIZENSHIP A foreigner, who has filed an application for acquiring the Albanian citizenship through naturalization, acquires it subject to the following conditions: 1. Be at least 18 years old; 2. Have lawfully resided in the territory of the Republic of Albania, for at least 5 years; 3. Have accommodation and sufficient financial means; 4. Hasn’t been prosecuted for a criminal act in his own country or in the Republic of Albania for penal crimes charged with more than 3 years of imprisonment (not for political reasons); 5. Have at least basic knowledge of the Albanian language; 6. Granting of Albanian citizenship does not hinder the security and defense of the Republic of Albania. Facilitated requirements Facilitated requirements are applied to the foreigners who are married with Albanian citizens, who could prove their Albanian origin or for those that the country has special interest (scientific, economic, cultural or national interest); If both parent are granted the Albanian citizenship by naturalization, the child under 18 years of age, when he lives with the parents, can also become an Albanian citizen by request of both parents and the consent of the child (between 14-18 years of age). If both parents of Albanian nationality adopt a child having another citizenship, the child is granted the Albanian citizenship. Dual citizenship Albania allows the dual citizenship. The Albanian citizens freely can apply the acquiring of another citizenship without losing the Albanian one. Foreigners also are not hindered to apply for the Albanian citizenship, without renouncing that of the country they originate. Renouncement of the citizenship This information is available only at the Albanian section of this website. http://www.president.al/shqip/rubrika.asp?r=Dekrete/Shtetesi NOTE: On the basis of the Hague Convention "On the abolition of legalization of foreign public documents " 5TH October 1961, otherwise known as " Convention Apostiles", documents provided with a seal Apostille by the competent authority of the country can be used directly by the citizens ' interest in relevant institutions (civil registry offices , courts , educational institutions , etc . ) of the host country . In Albania, the competent authority for the legalization of documents the problems of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Hence documents issued by Albanian institutions to be use in Slovakia, are not legalized by the Embassy, but at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tirana. On the other hand documents issued by the Slovak institutions to be used in Albania, must have the Apostille stamp of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. For more information please visit: http://www.foreign.gov.sk/en/consular_info/authentication_of_documents.


Postal Address

Embasy of Albania
Ventúrska 277/16,
811 01 Bratislava

Slovak Republic

Tel / Fax

Tel: 004212 638 100 50
Emergency call:
00421 904 801 391




Monday to Friday
10:00 - 15:00