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Urgent Notice:

Under the Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals signed on January 27, 2017, visa issuance to nationals of the countries of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen has been suspended effective immediately until further notification. We will announce any other changes affecting travelers to the United States as soon as that information is available.

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 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The best way to contact us is through email at  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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