Persons granted international protection in Slovenia can obtain long-term resident status in accordance with the Long-Term Residents Directive subject to the following conditions:
- Five years of uninterrupted legal stay in Slovenia. The law provides that half of the time spent in asylum procedure can be counted towards the required five-year period; if the asylum procedure was longer than 18 months, the entire period is counted towards it. The law does not discriminate between refugee and subsidiary protection status;
- General criteria for obtaining a residence permit: valid passport, health insurance and sufficient financial means, and
- Circumstances free of general reasons preventing the issuance of a residence permit, i.e. security concerns or fraud.
Beneficiaries of international protection must lodge the request for a long-term resident status at the Administrative Unit, i.e. the general government office for administrative procedures, of their place of residence.
 Article 53.a(1) Aliens Act.
 As listed in Article 33 Aliens Act.
 As listed in Article 55(1) Aliens Act.