Does your business activity require an operating permit?

Does your business activity require an operating permit?

When doing business in Slovenia, you will decide on certain business activities that you plan on offering. The first step would be to register a company in Slovenia. But then you will have to find out if the chosen business activity would require obtaining a operating permit.

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What is an operating permit?

An operating permit is a decree with which the authority that issued the building permit allows the start of usage of that space. The intention of this permit is determining if all prescribed measures have been taken to prevent any damage when using these premises.

The responsible administrative unit issues the operating permit for the area of the location of the property. Your property will have to pass the examination in terms of safety at work, quality of equipment, environmental factors.

When will your company have to apply for the operating permit?

When doing business in Europe, some business activities require that you would obtain the operating permit. They include mostly activities related to catering, offering accommodation, education, laboratories and other medical practices, etc.

You would not have to show the operating permit in the process of company registration but  before starting to offer your services.

If you would like more information on opening a new company in Slovenia, send us an e-mail to 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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