Slovakia

1. Country: Slovakia 

2. Summary of hallmarking system:

Hallmarking is a compulsory state requirement.

3. Ministry responsible:

 

Name and contact details Member IAAO
Ministerstvo hospodárstva SR (Ministry of Economy)
Mierová 19
Bratislava 827 15
Slovakia
Tel: +421 2 4854 1072
Web site: www.mhsr.sk
No

 

4. Contact Point for Hallmarking Information:

 

Name and contact details Member IAAO
Puncovy urad SR
Medena 10
Bratislava 814 56
Slovakia Tel: +421 2 5296 7055
Fax: 0870 763 1814
E-mail: pusr@puncurad.gov.sk
Web Site: www.puncovyurad.sk
Yes

 

5. Other representative bodies:

 

Name and contact details Member IAAO

 

6. Assay Offices:

 

Name and contact details Mark Member IAAO
Puncovy urad SR
Medena 10
Bratislava 814 56
Slovakia
Tel: +421 2 5296 7055 E-mail: pusr@puncurad.gov.sk
Web Site: www.puncovyurad.sk
Yes

 

7. Typical mark formation:

 

This combination is used for domestic goods:

 

responsibility mark (domestic producer) appropriate national hallmark (indicating metal and fineness) fineness mark

 

 

This combination is used for imported goods:

 

responsibility mark (importer) appropriate national hallmark (indicating metal and fineness) fineness mark

 

8. Sponsor mark details:

Usually a rectangular shape with two or three letters. Letters can be separated by dot or dash sign. Used by domestic producers.

 

Typical shape with two letters. Used by importers.

 

 

9. Finenesses accepted and fineness mark details:

  • Gold

Hallmarking is required for gold articles above 0,5 g

Fineness (ppt) Symbol Traditional symbol
585
750
900
986
999
  • Silver

Hallmarking is required for silver articles above 2.0 g

Fineness (ppt) Symbol Traditional symbol
800

 

835

 

900

 

925

 

990
999

 

  • Platinum

Hallmarking is required for platinum articles above 0g

Fineness (ppt) Symbol Traditional symbol
800
850
900
950
999
  • Mixtures of precious metals and other metals and materials

Yes

10. Hallmarks accepted from other countries:

 

(i) Convention hallmarks: Member of International Convention

(ii) National hallmarks – EEA countries accepted

 

Austria (AU) No Netherlands (NL) Yes
Cyprus (CY) Yes Norway (NO) No
Czech Republic (CZ) Yes Malta (MA) Yes
Denmark (DK) No Poland (PL) Yes
Estonia (EE) Yes Portugal (PT) Yes
Finland (FI) Yes Slovakia (SK) Yes
France (FR) No Slovenia (SL) Yes
Hungary (HU) Yes Spain (ES) No
Ireland (EI) Yes Sweden (SE) Yes
Latvia (LV) Yes Switzerland (CH) No
Lithuania (LT) Yes Ukraine (UA) No

 

 

11. Other IAAO observers in country

None.

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