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U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana: Passport Fee Increase/COVID-19 Health Alert (December 23, 2021)
December 23, 2021

U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana:   Passport Fee Increase / COVID-19 Health Alert  (23 December 2021)

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia:

From our Embassy family to yours, we send you warmest greetings for this holiday period and wish you a peaceful and prosperous 2021.

Passport Fee Increase

  • The U.S. Department of State has increased passport fees by $20 to reflect current service costs.  See our Passport page for complete application instructions.

COVID Health Alert

  • The Omicron variant is present in almost all regions of Slovenia

Slovenia COVID-19 Statistics (as of 23 December 2021):

  • The number of active cases has dropped significantly in the past two weeks, from 25,010 to 16,716 today.  The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 persons decreased to 793.
  • The number of hospitalized and those in ICU continued to drop, with 624 hospitalized and 202 in intensive care.  There were 163 additional COVID deaths in the past two weeks.
  • Slovenia’s vaccination rate inched up, with 56% of the population being fully vaccinated.

For additional information, see our Embassy’s Covid-19 page.