Croatia is a modern economy, able to quickly adapt to all current challenges, with a focus on the future. A beautiful and well-developed nation that offers the twin benefits of a pleasant lifestyle and investor-friendly policies to investment immigrants. A member of the European Union, becoming a permanent resident of Croatia offers easy access to other member countries as well as other developed nations.
Residence Investor program:
Inclusion of Family Members
The Croatia Residence Investor Program’s applicant can include these family members when seeking temporary and permanent residence permits:
Documents Required for Croatia Residence Investor Program
a. minimum share capital for establishing a joint stock company is HRK 200,000, where the nominal value per share may not be less than HRK 10.
b. minimum share capital for establishing a limited liability company is HRK 20,000, where the nominal amount of a business share may not be less than HRK 200.
c. No minimum capital is required when setting up a limited partnership or a general partnership in Croatia.
Before registering a company in the court register, every founder must pay at least one-quarter of share capital in cash, where the total amount of all payments in cash may not be less than one-quarter of the share capital. Cash deposit must be entered in full within one year of entering the company in the court register.
Permanent Residency Permit
There are no minimum investment requirements to obtain temporary or permanent residence in Croatia.
According to the Croatian Citizenship Act, foreigners that fulfill the following conditions may apply for Croatian citizenship:
Application for a permanent residence permit can be made after a legal stay in Croatia for an uninterrupted period of five years. The stay will be considered uninterrupted provided-
Steps: Residence Permit
Step #1 Visit MUP or the embassy
If you need a visa to enter Croatia, you must apply at the closest Croatian embassy or consulate outside of Croatia.
If you don’t need a visa to enter Croatia, you can apply at the administrative police station closest to your future Croatian residence. Find the Stranci (Foreigners) desk and let them know you wish to apply for residence based on other purposes
Step #2 Submit your application and required documents
Step #3 Wait patiently
Step #4 Approved!
Step #5 Apply for a residence card called biometrijska dozvola boravka within 8 days from the approval.
At this time, may need to do several things:
Step #6 Pick up your residence card
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Yes. Dual citizenship is permitted in Croatia.
To obtain citizenship, you need to permanently reside in this country for eight years (five years for a residence permit and another three on the basis of permanent residence).
Yes, during the first five years you must have lived in Croatia for at least ten months a year.
A representative office is not an economic entity, therefore, it should not and cannot conduct economic activity.
No. Any nationality are welcome to apply for the program.
Yes, there is such an opportunity. They will also have the opportunity to study in Croatia.
Obtaining a residence permit card takes approximately one month.
Residence permit of Croatia for registration of a representative office is issued for one year. Renewal is required two months before its expiration date. Further, the document is extended for one more year.
Yes, the applicant must provide a lease or title deeds for the home.
Yes, a residence permit allows a foreigner to do this.
All persons living in Croatia for more than 182 days a year are considered tax residents of that state.
Refusal of a residence permit is possible if documents on the availability or rental of housing, a certificate of the availability of funds and other papers stipulated by the current legislation are not provided.
Yes, residents of this state can apply for a mortgage or installment plan for the purchase of the real estate.
Resident taxpayers are subject to worldwide taxation in Croatia.
Non-resident taxpayers are liable to pay tax in Croatia on Croatian-source income.