Order of Merit
SVN003 Red za zasluge
- Order instituted in 2004.
- Order awarded to citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, groups of citizens, legal entities and other organizations, as well as foreign citizens and foreign and international organizations for merits achieved for the Republic of Slovenia in the civilian field, diplomatic international field and military or security field.
- Order awarded in three classes: Golden Order of Merit, Silver Order of Merit and Order of Merit.
- Each class awarded in three categories: Order of Merit in the civil field (trefoil with enamel in the center); Order of Merit in the diplomatic and international field (trefoil without enamel in the center); Order of Merit in the military or security field (trefoil with the faceted garnet in the center).