List of documents
for a Schengen visa

THE VISA APPLICATION CENTER‬‬

 

PONY EXPRESS is the official service provider of the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Saint-Petersburg.

Specialized Visa Application Centre of the Slovak Republic provides services on the ordinary reception of documents for short-stay Schengen visas (Type C).
Type C Schengen visa is necessary if you plan to visit Slovakia for business, tourism or private purposes, and your total stay in the Schengen Area will not exceed 90 days within any 180 days period.

Please note that documents will be accepted by the Visa Application Centre of the Slovak Republic only from applicants residing in the consular territorial district of the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Saint-Petersburg. Applicants legally present, but not residing in the consular territorial district of the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Saint-Petersburg, are obliged to lodge their applications personally in the Consulate General, justifying reasons for applying for visa at the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Saint-Petersburg.

Consular district of the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in St. Petersburg - City of St. Petersburg, the regions of: Archangelsk, Pskovsk, Leningrad, Murmansk, Novgorod, Republic of Karelia and Neneck autonomous region.

Consular district of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Moscow: Russian Federation (excluding the territories of the consular district of the Consulate Geenral of the Slovak Republic in St. Peterstburg), Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Armenia.
The residents of Federal Region of Ural, Privolzhsky Federal Region and Federal Region of Siberia may also apply for visas for Slovakia at the Consulate General of Hungary in Ekaterinburg.
The residents of region of Kaliningrad may also apply for visas for Slovakia at the Office of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Latvia in Kaliningrad.
The residents of Azerbaijan may also apply for visas for Slovakia at the Embassy of Latvia in Baku.
The residents of Armennia may also apply for visas for Slovakia at the Embassy of Poland in Jerevan.
Please note that the territory of Сrimea belong in the consular district of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Kiev.

Please note that applicants may apply for visa at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic directly. If you wish to lodge your visa application at the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic directly, you are obliged to fill in the electronic application via https://ezov.mzv.sk/e-zov and to reserve an appointment for personal submission of your documentation.
Further instructions on how to fill in the electronic visa application and make an appointment is available at the web site: http://www.mzv.sk/cgsaintpetersburg.

Consulate General in St. Petersburg
21/2, Orbelli str., St. Petersburg
Tel.: +7 (812) 294 36 66, +7 (812) 294 36 96
Fax: +7 (812) 294 36 56

E-mail: cg.saintpetersburg@mzv.sk
Web: http://www.mzv.sk/cgsaintpetersburg

 


  • WHO CAN FILE THE APPLICATION FOR A VISA AT THE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE


    • The applicant;
    • In case of a single purpose of the trip, same departure and entry date, a family member may apply for the whole family, provided that he/she produces the proof of relationship;
    • In case of a single purpose of the trip, same departure and entry date of the group travelling and returning together, one member of the group can apply upon submission of a notarized power of attorney by each applicant;
    • In case of sport, cultural, educational purpose of the trip, documents for the group departing, traveling and regurning together, may be submitted by the respresentative of the organisation or institution etc. Uupon sumitssion of a notarized power of attorney by each applicant;
    • Representatives of travel agencies acreditted in the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in St. Petersburg.

 


  • HOW TO APPLY


    1. You shall apply at the Visa Application Centre with a complete set of documents on any business day from 9 a.m. to 15.30 p.m.

     

    1. An officer of the Visa Application Centre will assist you in:
    • Carrying out of a preliminary check of your documents;
    • Obtaining a voucher for the electronic queue for filing your documents;
    • If necessary, you will be advised you on the additional service provided by the Visa Application Centre to assist you in completing the Visa Application Form

     

    1. In the electronic queue order you will walk to the Documents Acceptance Window where:
    • An officer of the Visa Application Centre will process your documents
    • And also offer you to complete the form of the consent to use the Service Provider services and the Passport Delivery Form, if you wish to have your  passport delivered do you by courier services.

     

    1. You will be invited to the cash desk to pay

    Upon submitting the documents, the same electronic-queue number will be used for payment of the visa fee, service fee and additional services. As a proof of submission of documents and payment of fees, you will be given an invoice with a payment receipt.

    1. Transfer of documents to the Consular Section of the Consulate General

    Your documents will be delivered to the Consular Section of the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic on the next business day from the date of filing documents at the Visa Application Centre in St. Petersburg.


  • HOW CAN YOU GET YOUR PASSPORT RETURNED TO YOU


    Your passport with visa or other documents will be delivered from the Consulate to the Visa Application Centre.

     If you wish to collect the passport at the Visa Application Centre, a member of Pony Express team will notify you on the availability of your passport by phone, SMS or e-mail. You can collect your passport at the Visa Application Centre on weekdays between 9 AM and 6 PM.

    You can choose to have the passport and other documents delivered at any address convenient for you.  In case of change of the previously provided address, the applicant must complete the «Application for change of delivery address»  specifying a new delivery address. The Application together with a copy of the front page of your passport shall be sent by e-mail at visa@ponyexpress.ru brought to a PONY EXPRESS office by 5 PM on any business day before the passport has been returned to the PONY EXPRESS by the Consulate.