VAT identification number for your company in Slovenia

VAT identification number for your company in Slovenia

One of the most frequently asked questions that entrepreneurs have when registering the company, when they can start doing business with other EU countries as well. Therefore, it is important to understand what you need in order to issue invoices to companies in other EU countries. The most important part of this process is that the Slovenian company obtains the VAT identification number.

VAT identification number for your company in Slovenia – when is it mandatory to enter the VAT system?

According to the Law on Value Added Tax (ZDDV-1), a taxable person is every natural person or legal entity, that independently carries out any economic activity, regardless of the purpose or result of the activity. But it is not mandatory, that everyone enter the VAT (value added tax) system. VAT identification is not required for all tax payers. But there are conditions under which it is mandatory to enter the VAT system.

You have to enter the VAT system, if you surpass the limit of 50.000€ of taxable turnover in the last 12 months when doing business in Slovenia. In this case, you have to obtain a VAT identification number. You have to submit the application for the VAT identification number in due time in electronic form.

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VAT identification number for your company in Slovenia – entering the VAT system voluntarily

You can obtain the VAT identification number for your company even if your taxable turnover is lower than 50.000€. Entrepreneurs decide to enter the VAT system voluntarily, when they plan on doing business in Europe. This means either issuing invoices for their services or importing products from companies in other EU states.

You can submit the application for the VAT identification number after having already registered a company in Slovenia. Once you receive the VAT identification number, you have the same rights and responsibilities as the entrepreneurs who entered the VAT system when surpassing 50.000€ turnover.

In order to be able to apply for the VAT identification number, you firstly have to have a company in Slovenia

The first step would be to register a legal entity on Slovenia. Non-EU citizens can register an LTD company. It is a private company limited by shares. The founding capital is 7500€ and it can have several shareholders and representatives. The company registration takes around 1 month to complete and all shareholders and representatives would have to come to Slovenia personally to finalize this process. In addition to the founding capital, you also need a Slovenian tax number and your company needs a business address in Slovenia.

Register a company in Slovenia with the support of company Data!

If you have decided to start your business, Data can offer you full support. Our consultants can obtain the Slovenian tax numbers on your behalf.

After company registration, we can also submit the application for the VAT identification number on your behalf and let you know which documents you have to provide to us.

We also provide accountancy services and tax consultation.

Additionally, we have our own legal department which can help you to understand the Slovenian legislation. They can also draft internal regulations and contracts for your company.

If you need a business address, we can also provide services of virtual office.

For more information company registration in Slovenia, EU, 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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