The small Balkan nation of Slovenia became independent in 1991 and joined the European Union in 2004, 3 years later becoming a member of the Schengen Area. Positioned in between Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary, Slovenia is one of the most geographically gifted nations in Europe.
The country features picturesque mountainous terrain along with gorgeous Alpine Valleys and a vast network of rivers leading to pristine lakes and a slice of the gorgeous Adriatic Sea.
Slovenia is a peaceful nation and offers a business friendly and entrepreneurial environment along with a much more reasonable cost of living compared to its neighbours. An ideal base in Europe, Slovenia residents benefit from visa-free travel to the Schengen Area, high quality healthcare and education.
Residency in a safe and secure EU nation
Eligible to apply for PR after 5 years of residency. Citizenship after another 5
Moderate 19% Corporate Tax Rate
Low Cost Residency Solution
How to qualify
Register an LTD company and invest a minimum founding capital of 7,500 EUR. To qualify for residency the applicant must then meet one of the following 3 requirements: • Make an investment of 50,000 EUR into fixed assets for their Company. • Employ a Slovenian Citizen or EU National on a full time basis for a minimum of 6 months. • Turnover at least 10,000 EUR in revenues for a minimum of 6 consecutive months.
Steps to follow
Step 1 - Preliminary Check:
Our specialized team will review the documentation submitted to verify that the immigration requirements are met. In addition, we will verify the transparency of investment funds. As a result, we will have a background check report and signed contract.
Step 2 - Choose of Investment:
You must select the investment option that most convinces and suits you, so that later we can start the process. If you decide to obtain residency through real estate investment, we will help you choose your property based on your needs and desires.
Step 3 - Preparation of documents and sending to the corresponding agency:
We take care of everything: we obtain the criminal record certificates, we fill out and complete the government forms, we certify the documents before a notary, we do the translation and apostille everything (this service has a separate cost), and then we send it to the residence. We present your documents independently and with strict compliance with the requirements, as well as monitoring the progress of the application. As a result, we will confirm the receipt of the documents by the government.
Step 4 - Due Diligence check:
Once the residency agency receives all the documents, the applicant's background check begins. In the event that additional documents are required during verification, we will handle those requests.
Step 5 - Case Investigation:
We look forward to a positive resolution and receive the new documents together with you. If necessary, we can also help you with other operational, commercial and even domestic matters (including the arrangements of additional documents).
Step 6 - Receiving residency:
When the investment and all fees are paid, you receive the certificate of residence. Then, these documents are sent to you, so that after the wait, you can start enjoying them.
Does this residency allow me to obtain citizenship?
Yes, you can apply for PR after 5 years of residency and Citizenship after another 5 years.
For how long will I have the residence?
The temporary residence permit is usually valid for 12-24 months, and a further extension can be granted provided that the company is progressing and is able to pay a sufficient salary to the managing director.
What documents are required?
• A completed application form with a photograph. • A copy of your passport. • Documents that prove your income is legal. For example an employment contract. • Certificates of no criminal records. • Health insurance policy. • Payment documents confirming the payment of state duties and fees. • Documents confirming the fulfillment of the investment conditions stipulated in the application.
Can I bring my family in this experience?
Yes, spouses and children will also have to complete a residence application to obtain residence.
Is dual citizenship accepted in Slovenia?
Yes, dual citizenship is permitted in Slovenia.
With what currency must the residency programs be paid?
This residency program should be paid in euros.
How strong is the Slovenian visa?
The Slovenian passport currently ranks 12th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 182 countries.
Can the residence be purchased with an investment in Real Estate?
Yes, residence can be purchased with an investment in Real Estate.
In what cases can my application be rejected?
Most of the applications are authorized, however there are some reasons why you may have difficulty with this residency. Such us: • Having criminal records. • Lack of documentation. • Do not meet the minimum time in the country.
The main applicant must go to Slovenia?
Yes, once the residence permit is issued it must be collected in person in Slovenia.