Can I get a Slovenian passport?
An individual may acquire Slovenian citizenship by birth, or by naturalisation if they actually reside in Slovenia on a continuous basis for the prescribed period of time.
How do I get Slovenian citizenship by descent?
A person may also claim Slovene citizenship if he/she can prove that at least one grandparent was a Slovene citizen. Immigrants of Slovene descent and those who are married to Slovenes are eligible for expedited naturalization.
Does Slovenia allow dual citizenship?
Dual citizenship is permitted in Slovenia, with the exception that those acquiring Slovenian citizenship by naturalisation are normally required to renounce any foreign citizenship they hold.
Can Bosnians understand Slovenian?
Slovenian belongs to the same South Slavic language family as “Serbo-Croatian”. In fact, most people in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia have difficulty understanding Slovenian. The opposite, however, is not true. Slovenes born before 1980 are likely to understand and are even able to speak Serbo-Croatian.
What is the difference between Slovene and Slovenian?
The confusion factor: Most old English major dictionaries say ‘Slovene’ is a noun and ‘Slovenian’ is an adjective. According to this description then, ‘Slovenians’, ‘Slovene mountain’, ‘You are a Slovenian’, ‘You are Slovene’ are incorrect usages!
Can US citizens buy property in Slovenia?
Who can buy? With Slovenia being in the European Union since 2004, EU and USA citizens, as well as citizens of all OECD countries may now buy property in Slovenia without any restrictions.
Can an American retire in Slovenia?
Slovenia does not have a designated retirement visa for non-EU citizens. However, U.S. citizens can get a one-year temporary residence permit to Slovenia before leaving home. To apply for the temporary residence visa, you must prove that you have a monthly income equal to Slovenia’s basic monthly income.
How close is Slovenian to Serbian?
Slovene and Serbian are both Southern Slavic languages, and thus closely related (as a rule Slovenes can understand Serbian reasonably well, while Serbs have some trouble with Slovene – on account of several factors).