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The UK is leaving the European Union. The rules for passports, entry requirements, driving, EHIC cards and more may change after Brexit.

This page will be updated with country-specific information for travellers to Slovenia as things change. Sign up for email alerts and view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Around 160,000 British nationals visit Slovenia every year. Most visits are trouble free.

If you’re living in or moving to Slovenia, visit our Living in Slovenia guide in addition to this travel advice.

There are ongoing cancellations of Adria Airways flights to and from Ljubljana airport. If you are booked to fly with the airline, check your flight status before travelling to your departure airport and contact your tour operator or travel company for further information.

Immigration controls may temporarily be in place at some road and rail border crossing points with Austria and Hungary. Full immigration controls are in place at Slovenia’s border with Croatia. You must carry your passport with you at all times. You should monitor local media and check with your transport provider, the Slovenian Automobile Association (AMZS) or Slovenian Railways websites for updates.

All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. Hotels and accommodation providers will usually do this as part of the check in procedures. See Local laws and customs

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Slovenia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

To drive on Slovenian motorways, you must buy and display a ‘vignette’. Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes must register for an electronic tolling system. Vehicles must be fitted with winter equipment from 15 November to 15 March. See Road travel

Seek advice on weather and safety conditions before travelling into the mountains. Off-piste skiing is highly dangerous due to the risk of avalanches. See Skiing/mountaineering

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. For information on the European Health Insurance Card, see Health.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

If you’re travelling to Slovenia to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Slovenia after Brexit.