Company owner and director in Slovenia-rights and benefits

Company owner and director in Slovenia-rights and benefits

Company owner and director in Slovenia – who can you appoint?

Company owner and director in Slovenia can be every citizen who wishes to start its business. Can a foreign citizen be an owner or a director of a company in Slovenia? This is one of the most common questions answered by our experts at Data company. Whether a foreigner who opens a company in Slovenia can also be the director of his own company? Is this possible? Read and find out more in our article!

Do you also plan to set up a business in Slovenia? Do you plan to employ non EU citizens? You need help? Call us on VIber/WhatsApp +386 30 640 995 and we will provide you with complete support.

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Owner of a company in Slovenia

You can be the owner of a company, more precisely a limited liability company in Slovenia, without any restrictions. The conditions are the same for citizens of EU member states as well as for citizens of non EU countries. The owner of the company must deposit capital in the minimum amount of 7,500 euros to open a limited liability company. After registering the company, you can use the money for business purposes .

If you are not a resident of Slovenia, you must first obtain a Slovenian tax number .Do you also need consultation? Then, you can apply for our free webinar on company registration!

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Director of a company in Slovenia

All types of companies in Slovenia must appoint at least one director. A director or executive manager is a person who runs a business. A company may have one or more directors. The director can also be an EU citizen or a citizen of non EU countries. This person must be appointed either in the process of registering the company. Or later added to the business register. To be a director of a company, the owners must add you to the company within the Slovenian business register. What you should do next? Call us and find out the answers!

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Company owners and directors in Slovenia – residency options

Are you a citizen of a country that is not a member of the EU? In Slovenia, you can be both a company owner and a director. Regardless of the fact that you do not have an EU passport. This means that you do not need to be a citizen of one of the EU member states. However, as a business owner and director in Slovenia, you do not automatically receive a residence and work permit. You can apply for a residence and work permit if your company meets one of the following conditions:

  1. invest in fixed assets in the amount of 50,000 euros (in the first six months of company registration);
  2. if you have at least full time employee for at least 6 months;
  3. if in each of the last 6 months the company has realized a turnover in the amount of 10,000 euros on a transaction account opened for the company in Slovenia.

There is also a chance of employment in your Slovenian company if you have a university degree. And the company does not have to meet one of the above conditions. Do not wait. Start the procedure now! We are at your disposal. You are also welcome to contact our law experts.

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