Translation agency as a business activity in Slovenia, EU

Translation agency as a business activity in Slovenia, EU

Due to the increasing tourism as well as international business in Slovenia, there has been an increasing demand for translators in Slovenia. Sometimes they are needed by tourists who do not speak the local language and are not that fluent in English, while other times they become valued assistance for foreign entrepreneurs who plan on doing business in Europe. Hence, opening a translation agency would be a good idea if you are fluent in at least two languages.

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Opening a translation agency in Slovenia, EU

If you plan on offering your services as a translator and opening your own company, we have good news. Translation is not a regulated business activity and you can offer your services as translator without obtaining additional licenses. If you do not plan to be a court certified translator but just offer regular translation services to natural persons or legal entities, you can do so without applying for any permits within the government.

It is sufficient that you are fluent in two languages – usually your mother tongue and an additional one (it can be English, as one of the most common languages spoken throughout the world).

But in order to provide your services as a business activity, you have to register a company first.

Foreigners can register an LTD company with 7.500€ founding capital. Additionally, you would need a Slovenian tax for all shareholders and representatives and a business address in Slovenia. You would also need to come to Slovenia and register your company. The business activity you would need to register is Translation under the SKD code 74.300.

Register your company with the support of Data d.o.o.

If you do not know where to start when registering your translation agency in Slovenia, Data can offer you support from start to finish.

We assist you to obtain the Slovenian tax number through authorization.

You can also register your company in our office as we are a licensed VEM point.

Data provides complete accountancy services and tax consultation.

Our experienced legal department can help you to understand the Slovene legislation and draft contracts for your company.

If your company has no business address, we can provide services of virtual office.

If you plan to open a translation agency in Slovenia and have additional questions, 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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