Transport business in Slovenia/EU: conditions for setup

Transport business in SloveniaEU conditions for setup

Transport business in Slovenia – what conditions do you need to fulfill?

Transport business is a very popular choice for those who start a business in Europe! Many decide to set up a company in Slovenia as it allows them to transport the goods in the entire EU. But the transport business does require fulfilling some conditions. What are they? Learn more in this article!

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Transport business in Slovenia – company setup

As it is very easy to register, most people decide to open a LTD company to start a transport business in Slovenia. You do not need to be an EU citizen for it. To open a it, you need to deposit a minimum share capital of 7,500 EUR. Later, you can also use the capital to buy a vehicle. The process to set up a business in Slovenia is quick and easy. You only need Slovenian tax numbers for all shareholders and representatives and a business address in Slovenia.

But how can you open a web shop in Slovenia/EU?

You will need an international transport license

Do you plan to do transport business with vehicles over 3.5 tons? Then you will need a license for international transport of goods. If you will do transport with vehicles of less than 3.5 tons, you do not  need it.

As soon as the company is open you can start the process for the license for your transport business. Here, you will need to fulfill three basic conditions.  You will have to prove your financial standing.  You can prove it by buying a vehicle worth 9,000 EUR for the first one and 5,000 EUR for each vehicle after that. Also, you can increase the share capital or register a company with higher share capital from the start. Also, you will need a responsible person of the company – the transport manager. In order to get the license, you will also need an office in Slovenia. You can either rent it or buy it.

When you fulfilled all the conditions you can sent your application to the Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia. It takes 15 days after submission to receive the license. Our legal experts will be happy to help you in obtaining the license.

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Transport business and office space

When it comes to the office you need for transport business, the conditions depend on the number of vehicles you register. You also need to post your business hours in a visible space in the office. You need to have at least 6 hours of businesss hours per day.
In this office, the company must keep personnel records. Also, you most store there personnel records and other business documents. In addition, you must keep the records of driving and rest times of your drivers.

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