SlovakiaLast updated: January 16th, 2024


Healthcare rights of migrants

Asylum seekers: Have the same rights and obligations in public health insurance as citizens of the Slovak Republic. Medical care for asylum seekers is covered by the state.

Refugees: Are entitled to medical health insurance, which grants them the same rights as nationals. For refugees that are uninsured, the state shall pay their health insurance premiums.

Undocumented migrants: Can access emergency care free of charge. They may also access primary and secondary care in return for payment of the full cost.within the framework of detention centres.

HIV testing and treatment

Testing: Testing is free for all. Use the European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV. 

Treatment: There are 3 clinical treatment centres in Slovakia (Bratislava, Banská Bystrica, Košice).

Find Help

  • Human Rights League, Slovakia

    Offers free legal assistance to refugees and migrants in Slovakia, with regards to migration, asylum and integration policy. Also offers help on matters related to family and employment law. 

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