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.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Slovenia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Around 100,000 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.
If you’re travelling to Slovenia to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Slovenia after EU Exit.
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
To drive on Slovenian motorways, you must buy and display a ‘vignette’. From 1 April 2018, vehicles over 3.5 tonnes will be required to 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
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.