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This SCA code includes activities and services for which entrance and/or other conditions for the commencement and pursue of an activity are established. 

Regulations and conditions:

  • Act Regulating the Realisation of the Public Interest in the Field of Culture

    Cultural worker/self-employed professional in culture: An individual may independently pursue an activity in culture as a self-employed professional in culture if they are entered in the register of self-employed professionals in culture at the Ministry of Culture.
Source: Ministry of Culture Media
  • Act Journalist

    The status of an independent journalist is acquired upon entry in the register of independent journalists at the Ministry of Culture after the preliminary opinion of the registered professional organisation of journalists.
Source: Ministry of Culture
  • Decree on supplementary activities in agriculture

    A supplementary farm activity may begin after the finality of the permit for the pursuit of the supplementary farm activity and after all conditions determined by the sectoral provisions for starting an individual supplementary activity are fulfilled.

Applies to the following activities/services:

  • manufacture of, and designing with, ceramic materials;
  • artistic stone-cutting - replicas of old stone vessels and similar;
  • manufacture of mascots;
  • manufacture of replicas of Slovenian cultural heritage items;
  • hand-painting of various items - replicas of chests, beehive panels, glass paintings and other products of Slovenian heritage;
  • decorative design from natural and artificial materials.
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Small Business Act

    For activities on the List of activities usually carried out as a craft, business entities registering these activities must also enter in the register of crafts at the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (OZS) ex officio.

Applicable to the following activities/services:

  • restoration of works of art or museum artefacts, e.g. paintings;
  • unique hand-painting of china, glass, ceramics, wood etc.;
  • manufacture of unique products of Slovenian cultural heritage.
Source: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

Activities/services which are classified in this sub-class of the standard classification of activities:

Activities/services as per the explanatory notes on the standard classification of activities:

This class includes:

  • activities of independent artists, such as sculptors, painters, cartoonists, engravers, etchers etc.;
  • activities of independent writers, for all genres, including fictional writing, technical writing etc.;
  • activities of independent journalists;
  • restoring works of art and museum artefacts, such as paintings etc.

This also includes:

  • unique hand-painting of china, glass, ceramics, wood etc.;
  • manufacture of unique products of Slovenian cultural heritage.
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia

Activities/services added under the questions and answers table (SURS):

  • Writing articles;
  • Translators, journalists and photojournalists (Translation and interpretation activities are classified under 74.300;

Applies for SKD:

  • Artistic creation R90.030

Cross-border/temporary provisions of activity

Performance of the activity in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. Prior to commencing the service, you must submit a written application to the competent authority.


The provider that is established and meets the conditions for the pursuit of craft activities in the EU Member States, EEA or the Swiss Confederation, may occasionally carry out craft activity without establishment in the Republic of Slovenia. Before the first pursuit of an activity, the provider must lodge an application with the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia.

Last modified:
17. 11. 2021