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Register a Company in Slovenia

Register a Company in Slovenia

Updated on Friday 17th November 2017

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Slovenia welcomes foreign investors and companies can be established by non-Slovenian business people. There are a number of ways in which business activities can be performed in Slovenia, either as a natural or legal entity. In order to register a company in Slovenia, the investors must follow some simple steps.

With the help of our attorneys in Slovenia, you can register your desired business form in the shortest amount of time possible. We will also help you establish a registered office where the business will conduct all commercial activities.

The company registration process in Slovenia

After deciding to open a company in Slovenia, business owners must also choose a suitable name for the company. The name needs to satisfy certain criteria. 
The following video offers a short presentation on the registration procedure of a Slovenian company:
In Slovenia, all companies must be registered at the Court Registers. The first step of the registration is to provide the name and address of the company and founders, as well as the main activity that the company will undertake. Alongside this information, the registrant must also provide the management appointment and founding act. The next step in the Slovenian registration process is to send the application to the court registry but no later than 15 days after the Memorandum of Association has been signed.  
There are several types of companies that can be registered in Slovenia can be micro, small, medium-size and large, depending on the type of activity and other characteristics.

Types of companies in Slovenia

The type of company is chosen mainly according to the activities of the company and its business plan. Foreign investors in Slovenia also have the option of opening a branch or a subsidiary.
The limited liability company is a popular business form because it is suite both to medium and larger companies. This type of company needs to be registered in Slovenia and obtain a tax number. Our attorneys in Slovenia can give you a complete list of the required documents and can help you register the company
If a smaller type of legal entity best suits your needs, you can open a sole trader. This is essentially a natural person performing business activities and the registration procedure is the simplest among the types of companies in Slovenia.
For information about companies in Slovenia, you can access the Slovenian Business Register. This is a public database of all the businesses that have a registered office in Slovenia and are engaged in commercial activities in the country. The register also offers information about subsidiaries belonging to foreign companies. 
For further information please contact our Slovenian lawyers, who will be happy to provide you with qualified legal advice and personalized consultancy.



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