Pastry shop as a business activity in Slovenia, EU

Pastry shop as a business activity in Slovenia, EU

Different countries have different local cuisines and some are known for their baked goods. As a foreigner in Slovenia, you can introduce your country’s cuisine to the local population by opening a pastry shop in Slovenia. As the Slovenian market has become more multi-cultural over the years, traditional foreign cuisines are a hit when it comes to opening a restaurant in Slovenia.

Pastry shop as a business activity in Slovenia, EU – opening a company in Slovenia

When starting any kind of business in Slovenia, even pastry shop, you will have to open a company first. Non-EU citizens can open LTD company with 7.500€ founding capital. Shareholders and representatives have to personally visit Slovenia to register the company and open the bank account. At company registration, you will need to present a Slovenian tax numbers for all shareholders and representatives, a statement for business address in Slovenia, valid passports and 7.500€ founding capital. The process of company registration takes between 3 weeks and 1 month to complete and you can proceed to doing business in Europe, namely Slovenia.

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Pastry shop as a business activity in Slovenia, EU – regulation for the business activity

When providing services of a pastry shop it is good to know in advance what kind of regulations you have to abide by. Before starting the business activity, you need to register a food plant. You have register food plants for all business activities related to production, processing and selling food products. The Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection leads a registry of companies that have food plants registered.

The business activity of a pastry shop includes:

  • baking of bread and fresh pastry,
  • production of fresh pastry and fine daily pastry with additives, such as cakes, rolls, pancakes, etc.

It is a regulated business activity. This means that before offering such service, you need to obtain occupational licensing.

Register a pastry shop with support of company Data!

If you need help to register a pastry shop in Slovenia, Data can offer full support.

We can obtain the Slovenian tax numbers which you need for company registration.

You can also perform the signing of the establishment act at our VEM point free of charge.

Our legal department can help you understand the regulations for running the pastry shop. They can also assist you in registering a food plant.

We provide professional accountancy services, tax consultation and also offer services of business address.

For more information on company registration 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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