With a population of over 2 million residents, Slovenia is considered a great opportunity for foreigners who are looking to find better conditions for living and working. By becoming a resident you will be able to access business support programs, health services, education and visa-free travel in the Schengen area.
Today we are going to provide you all the information you need to know how to obtain Slovenian residency.
Slovenia is truly a unique country, located in Central Europe and bordered by Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary, making it one of the most geographically diverse countries. With the Slovenian Riviera beaches stretching along the Adriatic Sea and the Mt. Triglav, the highest mountain in the country, located in the middle of the Alps, you can start your day at the beach and end it with a hike in the mountains.
As a country in which 54% of the land is composed of forests, Slovenia strives to maintain its sustainability to the maximum, which is why it is the first country to win the global green destination award.
The Global Peace Index has rated it as the 5th safest country in the world, ensuring that your company will be able to have a safe and reliable launch, and personally, you can be reassured you're living in a secure environment. Slovenia also offers numerous opportunities for investors, for example, it has signed many treaties to try to attract investment and has a competitive corporate tax rate of 19%.
Did you know that you can create a company in Slovenia to obtain your residency? To achieve this you have to meet at least one of the following requirements.
Making a minimum investment amount of EUR 50.000 net into your company.
Slovenian residence law allows entrepreneurs and business investors to apply for a residence card if they invest in the activity of a company in the county. This requirement can be achieved within a period of six months from the incorporation of the company in Slovenia.
Employ a Slovenian citizen or EU citizen on a full-time basis for at least 6 months.
The investor must be able to create at least one full-time job job in their Slovenian company within the first six months of the company's operations
Turnover of at least EUR 10,000 in revenue for a minimum of 6 consecutive months.
Foreign entrepreneurs may be required to have a turnover with a minimum value of EUR 10,000 in each month of activity during a consecutive six-month period.
So, if you are interested in finding out more about the pathway of obtaining residency by investment, as well as other opportunities to develop your business, contact us today! Below this article, you will find a link to set up a free fifteen-minute consultation with us to discuss your options further.
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