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Requesting for a Slovak Birth Identification Number (rodné číslo)

Aktualizované 21.11.2023
Publikované 21.11.2023

If you or a family member require the Slovak Birth Indentification number (rodné číslo) for a reason, such as opening a bank account, an admission to the Slovak School System, etc., it is necessary to apply for this unique 10 digit number via post, or by personal submission at the Registry Office located in Banská Bystrica.

 Address for delivery of application or a personal submission is:

Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic
Public Administration Section
Department of Personal Records and Registers
Register Management Department
Nám. Ľ. Štúra 1
974 05 Banská Bystrica

 Ministerstvo vnútra Slovenskej republiky
Sekcia verejnej správy 
Odbor osobných evidencií a registrov
Oddelenie správy registrov   
Nám. Ľ. Štúra 1
974 05 Banská Bystrica


Phone No.: +421 48 430 6412

E-mail: registerobyvatelov@minv.sk ; osr.ormp.svs@minv.sk


It is important to specify that the Identification Birth Number (rodné číslo) is required for official purposes. Together with the written application letter, it is necessary to enclose following documents:

  • Officially translated Birth Certificate of a person applying for the Slovak Birth Identification number (rodné číslo)
  • Copy of a Diplomatic Passport of a parent or a guardian (if over 18 years old, the child applies on his/her own behalf)

 Current payment fee is 2 EUR in accordance to the administrative charges. For more information regarding submitted documents, administrative fees or payment method, please contact directly the Ministry of  Interior of the Slovak Republic, which has the agenda fully within its competence.