This article aims to inform you of all the necessary steps required if you would like to move to Slovakia and continue your career as a dentist. We will talk about the way in which you can register your practice, obtain a license, and legally practice dentistry in Slovakia. We will also tell you the necessary documentation that you need in order to live and work in Slovakia legally.

If you are moving to Slovakia from within the European Union you will not need any kind of visa. But if you are moving from outside of the European Union then you will need to obtain a residency visa and a working visa. You can do this by providing the authorities with the documentation that they ask you for, which in most cases will include your identification documents, for example, an ID, a passport, or a birth certificate. You will also be asked to provide proof that you do not have a criminal record. You might also be asked to provide information about your marital status, your financial history, your residency history, and more.

In order to work in Slovakia as a dentist, it is very important for you to know how to speak Slovakian because you will be working with patients who can only speak Slovakian. So before you go ahead and start the journey of gaining your dentistry license in Slovakia it is important that you are efficiently proficient in the language. You will need to provide evidence of your Slovakian proficiency along with your qualifications.

Additionally, to be allowed to practice dentistry in Slovakia, you will need to have your qualifications translated, and certified by the Slovak Chamber of Dentists.

You will also need to take part in an intensive course, which will take up to nine months. 

The minimum a dentist in Slovakia makes per month is around £948. This can go up to £5,000 a month.

This brings us to the end of this article. If you would like to know more, please do check out the other articles on our website which provide information on a number of different countries and how to license your dentistry practice in them. We hope that you have found this article useful and that you leave feeling more knowledgeable on this topic.

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