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Real estate agent

A real estate agent is a natural person who performs trading for a real estate agency on the basis of an employment contract or any other legal basis, and has a licence issued by the competent ministry, namely for the performance of real estate agency services, which is entered in the register of real estate agents at the competent ministry.

The competent ministry issues a licence to perform real estate trading services and also a real estate agent card to an individual who is entered in the register of real estate agents. Until the licence and card are issued, the individual can present the status of real estate agent with a confirmation issued by the competent ministry.

A real estate agent is obliged to attend additional training every five years or when the regulations that need to be known within the scope of the professional examination for a real estate agent are modified.


  • The register of real estate agents managed by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning includes natural persons with a national vocational qualification of real estate agent.

    The application is lodged at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning on a prescribed form.

    On the basis of the lodged prescribed form, the Ministry acknowledges the status of a real estate agent, issues a card and real estate agent’s licence.


Recognition of qualifications acquired abroad

There are following systems for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in the EU:

Cross-border provisions of profession

Performance of the profession in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. You may start performing it after acquisition of a specific permit from Competent authority.