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A notice to all applicants:

The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our passport/visa system.  This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize to applicants who are experiencing delays or are unable to obtain a passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or visa at this time. We are working urgently to correct the problem and expect our system to be fully operational again soon. For up-to-date information, please visit the State Department’s visa page.


WARNING TO DIVERSITY VISA LOTTERY APPLICANTS ON FRAUDULENT OFFERS (Opozorilo o lažnih sporočilih povezanih z DV loterijo za priseljevanje -PDF).  Please also see the State Department’s Fraud Warning on the Diversity Visa Program.

General Information

U.S. Embassy, Prešernova 31, Ljubljana

U.S. Embassy, Prešernova 31, Ljubljana

Each day, the United States welcomes thousands and thousands of visitors and immigrants from all over the world.  The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana can help you sort through whether or not you need a visa, what kind of visa you need, and what documents are needed to apply for a visa.  Please check out our customer service statement to visa applicants.

The U.S. Embassy is located at Prešernova 31 in Ljubljana.  The Consular Section is open daily to the public from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The best way to contact us is through email at  We also offer limited phone inquiries from 2 to 4 p.m. at +386-1-200-5595, depending on staff availability.  All visa matters are handled by appointment only.  For non-immigrant appointments, please see our online calendar.  For immigrant or permanent resident appointments, please send us an email at  And please check our holiday schedule to ensure that we are open on the date you plan to come to the Embassy.

Please select from the choices on the left hand side of the screen:

  • If you wish to come to the United States for a short period, first check out the Visa Waiver Program information to see if you are eligible to travel visa-free.  If you do not meet the requirements of the Visa Waiver Program, then please select Non-Immigrant Visas.

Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers are required to obtain a travel authorization via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling to the U.S. by air or sea.  The ESTA registration is free of charge.

  • If you wish to move permanently to the United States, please select Immigrant Visas.

Other services and information related to visas, immigration, and travel to the United States are contained in the choices on the left side of the screen.  If you are not able to find the information you seek, please feel free to contact us.

Security Announcement

Security Announcement

Please do not bring mobile phones or any electronic devices, such as Blackberries, iPods, or PDAs as they are not allowed within the Embassy. We also strongly advise that you do not bring large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages.

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  • U.S. Embassy Chancery
    Embassy of the United States

    Prešernova 31, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Telephone: +386 1 200 55 00
    Fax: +386 1 200 55 55

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