Doing business in Slovenia
Slovenia welcomes businesses from Europe that wish to operate in this country. Basing a business here will enable anyone to benefit from Slovenia's skilled and highly educated workforce, quality infrastructure, proximity to regional markets and the highest quality of life.
For a business to operate in Slovenia permanently, the owner is required to register the company as a business entity. Economic activity may be performed by an individual or business in a variety of legal and organisational forms.
Cross-border/temporary provision of services
If a business or individual wishes to offer services in Slovenia without registering as a company on a temporary basis, the business must fulfil the conditions in the country where the company's head office is located.
How can non-EU nationals start a business in Slovenia?
The first step in setting up a business in Slovenia is to obtain a visa, the next step is to obtain a business registration, and the third step is to obtain a work permit.
The way a business is taxed in Slovenia depends on the nature of the business and the structure of the company.
Safety at work
Employers are obliged to ensure the safety and health of workers at work.
All businesses except sole traders are obliged to keep financial records.
Information on the different types of employment, working conditions and social security in Slovenia.
This page is for people interested in closing down a business. It gives information regarding the obligations to creditors in the case of termination and when is it possible to close down a business.