How to register a company in Croatia?

The opening services firms in Croatia today are numerous agencies and consulting firms, a list of which can be easily found on the Internet. In addition, this can help, for a fee, all licensed attorneys and lawyers of Croatia. Their services, except for taxes and fees, will cost you from 500 to 2000 Euro. The whole procedure should take you 2 to 4 weeks.

Document required to open the company is your passport. First, you have to come up with the name of your company, as it will appear in all documents. In addition to decide on a legal address, and form of ownership. Then define the scope of the future company. Pay registered capital of not less than 20 thousand Croatian kunas (about 3000 USD). At first, you can pay only 50% of the share capital. Fill in statement on the opening of the company name of the Director. Pay duties and notary services. On the local legislation the owner of the company in Croatia can be a foreign citizen, but until then, until he has a work permit, he cannot be its Director. The Director can be either a citizen of Croatia, or a person who has already obtained a work permit in the country.

In the presence of a registered company in Croatia you can get a “poslovna visa” - work permit. It will allow to live in the country during the year and is updated automatically if the foreign citizen did not violate the country's laws.




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