Developments in legislation of the Republic of Slovenia in 2015 significantly simplified the immigration process by merging the procedure for obtaining a working license and residence permit by foreigners. A new law on the work and employment of non-residents of Slovenia allows for a single residence and work permit before entering the Slovenian territory.
To obtain residence permit without labor market control it is necessary to register business in Slovenia, after which the founder will be able to be employed as a director in his own company.
Granting of a single residence and work permit requires the consent of the Employment Service. In order to obtain a favorable decision, the entrepreneur needs to prove a significant level of activities of his company, by the fulfillment of one of the requirements of the immigration law. The application can be approved only when there are no overdue tax liabilities.
with compulsory social insurance and full employment for the past 6 months.
an amount over €10,000 euros on an account in any Slovenian bank for 6 months before the application.
of the company's fixed assets before applying for a residence permit.