Online sale in Slovenia
Online sale in Slovenia has grown exponentially in the last few years. The COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to change the way they shop. As a result, most entreprenuers decide to offer their products and services online. If you have a product which you want to offer online, you can do it through online store. With your online store you can offer your products also on EU market. Open a company in Slovenia and use a great potential of online sale!
Opening an online store in Slovenia is not that complicated at all. It is wise to have good advisers who understand foreign entrepreneuers. If you are thinking about opening online store in Slovenia please call us at +386 64 173 023 (Viber/WhatsApp). Our consultants in Data d.o.o. will offer you full support in the whole process of company registration. Contact them at [email protected] and ensure that you meet your goals in starting a business in Slovenia.
Types of company
The most favourable type of company for online sale is private limited company (Ltd.). You need to obtain slovenian tax number and business address in Slovenia. You also have to ensure foundation capital in minimum amount of 7.500 EUR, everything else can we obtain on your behalf. Citizens of non-EU countries can register a company in Slovenia as well as to be an owner and a founder.
If you already have a company – open a branch office or subsidiary
If you are an entrepreneur who already has a Ltd. company in the home country you can open a branch office in Slovenia. The branch office is completely dependent on the parent company and can perform only the activities of the parent company. You register your branch office in a notary office. Founding capital is not required. The subsidiary is also a possibility for entrepreneur who has an existing company. Minimum founding capital of 7500 EUR is required. Slovenian tax numbers for the parent company you also have to acquire. We can obtain a slovenian tax number on your behalf for directors and represenitives.
How to sell online?
You have following possibilities:
- WEBSHOP is a virtual place where your buyers can choose and order products from cosiness of their home. Because there are different payment methods – cash, credit card, PayPal, bank transfers, mobile payments, you should consider offer more than one.
- SELLING ON OTHER PLATFORMS (Amazon, eBay) where various products are for selling. This kind of seelling is recommended for a test selling of your products. In that way you do not have to have initial expense for making and setting up a webshop.
- SELLING WITHOUT HAVING A STOCK where you order products directly from your supplier who send the products to the buyer. If you choose this kind of model you have to invest in marketing and communication with suppliers, buyers and business partners.
- SOCIAL NETWORK – Facebook and Instagram offer online sell through Facebook Store, Facebook Market and Instashop. This is a good way to use more channels for selling so you can join webshop and social networks.
Reasons for opening a company for online sale
The number of internet users are growing rapidly. The biggest reason for opening a company for online sale is low expenses. Also online sale does not require renting a business space, everything is done virtually. You do not have maintaince and equipment expenses, as well as expenses for working force. Online selling you can do by yourself, for instance.
Firstly, you need hosting, domain and adequate platform. Secondly, it is very important to have visually attractive website. Thirdly, the website has to be highly optimized and adjusted for mobile phones.
Data d.o.o. can help you with all necessary procedures for opening a company and obtaing work and residence permit in Slovenia. Our legal and tax experts can offer you support and guide you through process of business migration in Slovenia. Contact them on [email protected].