If you are considering opening a company in Europe, Slovenia is a good destination to choose. If you start your business in Slovenia, you have the option to participate in a fresh and stable European market.
Start your business in EU – why choose Slovenia?
Choosing the location where to start your business in Europe is one of the most crucial ones. You have to consider geographic location, economic stability and supporting climate for business development.
Slovenia has all of those elements. It is a young country which gained independence in 1991. It entered the European union in 2004 and became part of the Schengen zone in 2007.
Slovenia offers economic stability with the good economic standing of 5% GDP (gross domestic product) growth in comparison to the previous year. The predictions of business growth ahead are also positive which is a good sign if you start a business.
Most of Slovenia’s inhabitants also speak English or another foreign language in addition to Slovenian language. This enables good business communication and removes obstacles when doing business in Slovenia.
Also, Slovenia is a peaceful country with low crime rate. It has high amounts of educated labor force, should you require employees for your business activity.
The geographic location of Slovenia in central Europe is also one of its advantages. It has access to international water with the port in Koper and good highway connections to most European states.
If you plan on doing business in Europe, Slovenia is a great hub where you can start your business and offer your services within Slovenia and also abroad.
Start your business in EU by opening a company in Slovenia – process of company registration
If you have made your decision to start your business in Slovenia, you would firstly need to open a company here. Non-EU citizens can open an LTD company. The founding capital for such a company is 7.500 € and the company is liable for business conduct with the amount of founding capital.
To open an LTD company, all shareholders and representatives require to obtain a Slovenian tax number. Additionally, the company needs a business address in Slovenia. For that, you need to obtain consent from the owner of the business address.
Then you have to come to Slovenia for approximately 2 weeks in order to establish the company. You sign the company establishment act at any of the VEM/SPOT point. One of them is also in our office. Then you have to go to the bank in Slovenia and open the temporary bank account. To that account you then deposit the founding capital. After depositing the capital, you receive a decree about company establishment within 3-5 business days.
Once you receive it, you can return back to the bank and activate the bank account. This concludes company registration and you can start your business in Europe as well.
Start your business in Slovenia with the support of Data!
If you have chosen Slovenia as the destination to start your business, company Data can offer you complete support.
We can obtain Slovenian tax numbers for you based on authorization. You can also sign company establishment documents at our VEM/SPOT point free-of charge.
We have our own team of legal advisors that assists you to understand how you can start a business in Slovenia. They can also offer support in understanding proper business conduct and draft contracts for your company.
If your company needs a business address in Slovenia, we also provide services of virtual office.
For more information on how to start your business in Slovenia, you can write to our email [email protected]. 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.