What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Slovakia?

  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella
  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Slovakia.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Slovakia:

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B


Other health risks: Tick borne encephalitis


What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Slovakia?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Slovakia are available.
  • Ambulance facilities may not have life support stabilization on board.
  • Some hospitals may require immediate cash.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Slovakia and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Slovakia.

Health tips while travelling to Slovakia:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Slovakia. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Slovakia.

Also Read: Customs followed in Slovakia

Last update on January 26, 9:47 am by Nidhi S.