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Factsheet for measure SK-2022-27/2311 – measures in Slovakia
|Country||Slovakia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 July 2022 – 30 September 2022|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Keeping or obtaining a safe home
|Author||Rastislav Bednarik, Ludovit Cziria, Daniela Keselova, Miroslava Kordosova (IVPR) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||18 May 2022 (updated 06 September 2022)|
The purpose of the refugee accommodation allowance is to ensure/mitigate the accommodation of huge number of refugees from Ukraine.
According to §27 k par. 3 of Act no. 91/2010 Coll. on the promotion of tourism, as amended by Act no. 92/2022 Z.z., entrepreneurs, natural and legal persons meeting assigned conditions, will be able to claim a contribution for the provision of accommodation to refugees in connection with the armed conflict in Ukraine.
The allowance is provided to natural or legal persons, who provide accommodation to refugees from Ukraine in their accommodation facility (hotel, guest-house). The subsistence allowance is provided according to the number of accommodation nights. For one night accommodation of a refugee:
The applicant for the contribution submits an application to the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic and signs an agreement on providing accommodation for refugees from Ukraine. The allowance for accommodation is provided for the accommodation of a refugee provided from July 1, 2022, until September 30, 2022, at the latest.
The allowance for accommodation is provided for the accommodation of the expatriate provided until June 30, 2022, according to the regulation effective at the time of providing the accommodation to the refugee.
Data on numbers and amounts of paid accommodation allowances are not yet available.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
Migrants or refugees
Company / Companies
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
At its last meeting in year 2022, the Economic and Social Council of the Slovak Republic, as an advisory body to the Government of the Slovak Republic, did not discuss any of the measures in relation to the war in Ukraine and the refugees.
The views of the social partners have not been discussed.
This case is sector-specific
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
|I56 Food and beverage service activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2022), Refugee accommodation allowance, measure SK-2022-27/2311 (measures in Slovakia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/SK-2022-27_2311.html
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