Police clearance is available and reliable in Slovakia. Application for police clearance must be accompanied by an identification document, birth certificate and fee. The records are indexed by name, date and place of birth. An application may be filed either in Slovakia or at the Slovak Embassy abroad, and is issued to each applicant over 15 years of age. Processing time for foreign nationals in Slovakia is approximately one week. If the application is filed from abroad, it takes longer.
Police clearances are issued by local regional branches of the Slovak General Prosecution, located in each regional city. Purge of records is possible upon request, based on conditions specified in the criminal act.