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General Guide to Company Incorporation in Slovenia

February 6, 2013, 11:38 am

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Limited Liability Company in Slovenia?


A limited liability company in Slovenia must be established on a minimum share capital of 7500 EUR, in cash or non-cash contributions.

2. What is the minimum share capital for a Joint Stock Company in

The minimum share capital of a joint stock company in
Slovenia cannot be less than 25000 EUR.

3. Are there any special requirements for establishing a Slovenian Limited Liability Company?

The družba z omejeno odgovornostjo or d.o.o (a limited liability company in Slovenia can be formed by at least one person and cannot have more than 50 members. The minimum share capital cannot be less than 7500 EUR and can be provided in cash or non-cash contributions (consisting in movable, real estate, buildings and other non-cash assets). The management must be assured by at least one director, Slovene or foreign natural person. The incorporation of a limited liability company is performed on line or in person at the e-VEM points (one-stop shop).

4. How can I register for VAT in Slovenia?

The Slovenian companies must register for the 20% VAT rate, which can be reduced to 8.5%, on water supply, food products, public transportation, medicines, books, newspapers and some entertainment tickets. The insurance, property leasing, tourism or some of the financial transactions are exempt from the VAT rate.
Also the non-residents must register for VAT in
Slovenia before starting to provide services or make any commercial transactions.

The registration for VAT is made in the same time as the registration at e-VEM point is made. The office will forward all the necessary information at the TAX administration such as the ID of company’s representatives, the company number, the amount of deposited capital and the articles of association.

5. How can I open a bank account in Slovenia?

In order to deposit their initial capital and operate future transactions the Slovenian banks must open a bank account. In order to do this, the entity can perform the registration online at the e-VEM one-stop shop or in person at the desired bank. For this the following documents can be requested:  the company registration certificates and ID’s of the representatives. However certain banks accept working with company representatives authorized to open a company bank account with power of attorney.

6. How can I recruit personnel in

Slovenian entrepreneurs are encouraged to use the services of a professional recruitment agency in the attempt of hiring new personnel. Also, the directors can create accounts of their companies on the sites related to the job hunting and post here all the available positions in the company.

7. What is the average salary in

The average salary in
Slovenia is 750 EUR.

8. What is the overall economic situation in


Slovenia is considered an important economic force in Europe since is member to many organizations from across the Europe and worldwide. It is the first country which adopted the EUR as currency, in 2007. Since 2010 is member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

The exports from this country are mostly made to France, GermanyAustria and Italy.

Only 6% of the population is engaged in the traditional fishing, agriculture and forestry branches of economy.

The service industry is the highest developed in Slovenia, since it is considered an idyllic holiday destination.

Even though it’s now confronting the economic crisis, like most of the European countries, Slovenia is struggling to overcome it.


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