Corps of Prison and Court Guard

General Directorate

Characteristics of the facility

The activity of the Corps of Prison and Court Guard is managed, methodologically regulated and controlled by the General Directorate of the CPCG. It is managed by the Director General who directly governs the Central Management Support and Communication Department, Department of Inspection and Legal Activities, HR and Social Security Department, Department of Preventive-Security Service, Public Procurement and Project Management Department and Active Reserve. The direct superior of the Director General is the Minister of Justice of the Slovak Republic.

The Director General has two direct Deputy Director Generals. The Deputy Director General for Service Affairs is responsible for the Security Department, Pre-trial Detention and Prison Sentence Execution Department, Health Service Department, Vicariate and Office of Ecumenical and Pastoral Service. The Deputy Director General Manager for Economic Affairs is responsible for the Department of Economy, Department of Logistics, Information and Communication Technologies Department and Employment, Production and Marketing Department.

At the moment, there are 8 combined prison facilities for pre-trial detention and prison sentence execution: In Banská Bystrica, Bratislava, Ilava, Leopoldov, Nitra, Košice, Prešov (with a branch in Sabinov) and in Žilina and 9 prison facilities specialized only in prison sentence execution: in Banská Bystrica-Kráľová, Dubnica nad Váhom, Hrnčiarovce nad Parnou, Košice-Šaca, Ružomberok, Želiezovce, Nitra-Chrenová (for women), Levoča (for women) and Sučany (for juveniles and women). These prison facilities are supplemented by the Hospital for accused and convicted and six open units which are an organizational part of the prison facilities.

Director photo

Gen. Milan Ivan

Successfully graduated from the Faculty of National Economy of the University of Economics in Bratislava. He has worked for the Corps of Prison and Court Guard since 2012, but previously he also worked for the Corps from 1982 to 2008. He worked in various, mainly managerial positions in the area of economic activities in the Prison Želiezovce and in the General Directorate of the Corps. He has served as the Director General of the Corps of Prison and Court Guard since 2014.

Information for the public

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    +421/2/208 31 111

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    +421/2/208 31 696

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    Šagátova 1, 821 08 Bratislava

Mail address


Šagátova ul. č. 1, 813 04 Bratislava 1

Location in the Slovak Republic

Photos from the facility


Prison and Court Guard Service


  • Banská Bystrica

  • Banská Bystrica - Kraľová

  • Bratislava

  • Dubnica nad Váhom

  • General Directorate

  • Hrnčiarovce nad Parnou

  • Ilava

  • Košice

  • Košice-Šaca

  • Leopoldov

  • Levoča

  • Liptovská Štiavnica

  • Nitra-Chrenová

  • Nitra Institute

  • Omšenie

  • Prešov

  • Ružomberok

  • Sučany

  • Trenčín

  • Želiezovce

  • Žilina

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    +421/2/208 31 111

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    Šagátova 1, 821 08 Bratislava

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