Before opening a company in Slovenia – what to prepare?

Before opening a company in Slovenia – what to prepare?

If you have made the decision to open a company in Slovenia, EU, you will have to prepare certain documents in order to make the company registration. In this article we will be explaining what you have to prepare before you execute the company registration.

Before establishing a company in Slovenia – Slovenian tax number

One of the most important documents that you need before registering a company in Slovenia, is a Slovenian tax number. All representatives and shareholders require it and without it, you cannot make company registration.

To obtain it, you have to go to the Slovenian tax office with your valid passport and fill out an application. Once you submit the application, it takes 8 days for them to issue the tax number.

You can also authorize someone to apply for it on your behalf, so you actually do not have to travel to Slovenia for this part of the company registration process.

Before establishing a company in Slovenia – reserving company name

If is useful to also make company name reservation before the actual company registration. This is because you have to choose a unique company name. It means that it cannot be the same or similar to an already existing company name in Slovenia. It also cannot include name of cities, countries, abbreviations for countries, names of historical figures etc. without the explicit approval from the municipality, government or the relatives of that historical figure.

You can reserve the company name before company registration and after obtaining the tax number for at least one of the shareholders.

Before establishing a company in Slovenia – business address in Slovenia

All companies require to have a business address before company registration. This means that when you come to register the company, you already have to know where the company’s business address will be. Once you have found the space, it is not sufficient only to list it in the company registration documents. You need to obtain approval from the owner of the business address. He needs to sign a special statement that he has to certify at the notary’s office or administrative unit. If you make company registration at a VEM/SPOT point, the owner can also come with you for company registration and sign and notarize the statement there.

Before establishing a company in Slovenia – process of company registration

Once you have all of the above-mentioned documents, you need to come to Slovenia for LTD registration. You would need to remain in Slovenia for around 2 weeks to finalize the process of company registration. In addition to the above-mentioned documents you also need to bring with you 7.500€ founding capital. You have to deposit this money at a chosen bank in Slovenia either in cash or through bank transfer from your personal bank account. Only by depositing this amount the court can proceed to register your company. It is usually registered within 3-5 business days from submitting the documents for company registration. Then you can proceed to doing your business in Slovenia.

Before establishing a company in Slovenia – find a trusted partner who can help you in company registration process!

If you have decided to open a company in Slovenia and require assistance, Data would be happy to offer support. We can help you to obtain the Slovenian tax number based on your authorization. We can also make the company name registration on your behalf.

You can make company registration at our VEM/SPOT point free of charge.

We provide accountancy services so that you can make sure that all the documents are bookkept according to Slovenian accountancy standards.

Our legal department can assist you to understand Slovenian legislation and draft contract for your company.

If you require a business address in Slovenia, we can offer services of virtual office.

For more information on what you need before company establishment in Slovenia, you can write to our email You can also contact us over the phone 00386 1 6006 270 or 00386 40 530 718 (Viber, WhatsApp).  You can also follow us on Facebook.

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