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Is there cash assistance available? Who is eligible? How does someone apply?

If you have applied or have already been granted temporary refuge, asylum or subsidiary protection, you are entitled to basic state assistance. You can check the conditions of contributions and amount of grant here mceclip0.png.

The amount of financial aid in Slovakia depends on the number of Ukrainian family members and their age. However, the amount cannot exceed 380 euros per family per month.

Amount of payments per month:

  • โ‚ฌ80 for an adult;
  • โ‚ฌ160 for children under 3 years;
  • โ‚ฌ60 for children from 3 to 18 years old.

Families with a person with a disability can receive additional funding.

The application for receiving financial assistance is submitted together with the registration of the status of temporary protection.

Slovakia also introduced an additional payment for winter needs. This will be a one-time transfer of โ‚ฌ150 per person, with a maximum of โ‚ฌ400 per family.

The application for the assessment of the right to assistance in material needs must be submitted to the office in the region in which you reside. You can also ask for the necessary advice here mceclip0.png.

More information and the application form can be found on the website of the Center for Labor, Social Affairs and the Family.

If you need specific material assistance (clothing, material equipment for children or household, food), please contact the civic initiatives mceclip0.png or Who Will Help Ukraine mceclip0.png

Overview map of material aid in Slovak cities mceclip0.png and Bratislava mceclip0.png

How do I set up a bank account?

Several banks are currently providing Ukrainian citizens with free ATM withdrawals with cards issued by Ukrainian banks, free opening of a bank account in Slovakia, as well as free transfers of money from their accounts to Ukraine.

Detailed information: Offer of Slovak banks for Ukrainian citizens (SK/UK) mceclip0.png
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How do I withdraw cash or exchange my currencies?

Exchange of Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) for euros (EUR) in Slovakia has been suspended mceclip0.png since 25 July, 2022.

Cash (EUR) can be withdrawn from ATMs via payment cards.

More info on Offer of Slovak banks for Ukrainian citizens mceclip0.png