Investing in real estate in Slovenia as a business opportunity

Investing in real estate in Slovenia as a business opportunity

Due to Slovenia’s recognition in the last years, a lot of foreigners started to travel to Slovenia. Some of them fell in love with Slovenia and others saw it as a good business opportunity. This is one of the main reasons foreigners started investing in real estate in Slovenia.

Investing in real estate in Slovenia – what are the options for foreigners?

Most non-EU foreigners cannot purchase real estate as natural persons in Slovenia. This means that the only possibility of investing in real estate is through a Slovenian company. Establishing a company in Slovenia gives you a great start if you want to use the purchased property for business purposes – for example using it as your own office.

A Slovenian company can purchase commercial and residential real estate. You can use the commercial real estate as your company’s headquarters or you can rent it out to other companies in need of a business space.

It is also possible to purchase residential property and rent it out – to locals and foreigners. This is a good opportunity for investing because do to the improved economic situations, there are a lot of people looking for a bigger apartment. It is also possible to rent the property out to students, who are studying in Slovenia – both locals from other towns as well as foreigners from countries around the world.

Investing in real estate in Slovenia by establishing a company

If you plan on doing business in Slovenia with your purchased real estate, you would have to establish a company. Renting out own real estate does not require you to fulfill any additional conditions in addition to registering the appropriate business activity.

As a non-EU citizen, you can establish a LTD company. All shareholders need to be present in Slovenia for around 10 days to finalize the process. All shareholders and representatives would also need to obtain a Slovenian tax number. In addition, you would need a business address where you would register your company’s business address in Slovenia and 7.500€ founding capital.

Once the company is established, you would can start with your business activity.

If you are a non-EU citizen and are considering business immigration, investing in property in the scope of your business activity would also give you a possibility to apply for a work and residence permit in Slovenia.

Establish a company in Slovenia with the support of Data!

Data can help you to establish a company in Slovenia. We can assist you to obtain the Slovenian tax numbers and you can also make the company registration at our One-Stop Shop free of charge.

Data also offers accountancy services and tax consultation so that your company’s business conduct is up to Slovenian accountancy standards.

We also have a legal department which can help you draft contracts. They can also explain the nuances of Slovenian business legislation connected to investing in property. We also offer services of virtual office if you are in need of a business address in Slovenia.

If you want additional information on opening a company Slovenia for investing in real estate, contact us!  Write us an email to:  You can also contact us via phone: 00386 1 6006 270 or 00386 40 530 718 (Viber, WhatsApp).  You can also follow us on Facebook.

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