Tourism services of active and adventure tourism

  1. FREEDOM TO CROSS-BORDER PROVISION OF SERVICES: If you already have a registered place of business establishment in another EU / EEA country or the Swiss Confederation, you can provide services on an occasional or temporary basis, without the obligation to register in Croatia, provided that:

Special conditions:

  • maintain the suitable equipment for the provision of the said service, with the declaration of authorized manufacturers or certificated in compliance with applicable standards, in proper working order,
  • use the equipment in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions,
  • when offering the service, indicate which personal equipment required for the safe realization of activities is expected to be provided by the user, and which by the service provider as part of the service price,
  • prior to the commencement of service provision, inform the user in writing and orally of the types of risks connected with service provision, the proper use of the equipment, risk assessment and aversion plans and procedures,
  • insure service users against the consequences of accidents and put at their disposal information concerning the terms and conditions of policies concluded with an insurer in the Republic of Croatia or a Member State of the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation,
  • hire a person for the provision of the service who has the relevant Croatian or foreign certificate establishing such person’s competence for and the level of skill in the performance of activities referred to in Article 92, paragraph 1 of this Act,
  • fulfil the special requirements that may relate to the scope and level of training of persons providing services, means of communication, equipment, first aid kits, the presence of emergency medical care depending on the number of participants, the presence of the competent rescue service depending on risk assessment etc.
  • The list of appropriate certificates and conditions for performing certain activities of active or adventure tourism and organizing events that include such activities are published on the websites of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry
  • For active and adventure tourism activities carried out in the mountains and inaccessible areas, the organizer and / or persons performing them are obliged to prepare risk assessments, plans and procedures for eliminating hazards for each type of activity and location where the service is provided.
  • The service provider may refuse to provide the service to a minor, as well as to other persons for whom a risk assessment has determined that performing activities for those persons would be risky, or if the user does not have appropriate equipment which he was obliged to provide.
  1. REQUIREMENTS FOR BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT

Conditions for performing the activity:

  • registered service activity

Special conditions:

  • maintain the suitable equipment for the provision of the said service, with the declaration of authorized manufacturers or certificated in compliance with applicable standards, in proper working order,
  • use the equipment in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions,
  • when offering the service, indicate which personal equipment required for the safe realization of activities is expected to be provided by the user, and which by the service provider as part of the service price,
  • prior to the commencement of service provision, inform the user in writing and orally of the types of risks connected with service provision, the proper use of the equipment, risk assessment and aversion plans and procedures,
  • insure service users against the consequences of accidents and put at their disposal information concerning the terms and conditions of policies concluded with an insurer in the Republic of Croatia or a Member State of the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation,
  • hire a person for the provision of the service who has the relevant Croatian or foreign certificate establishing such person’s competence for and the level of skill in the performance of activities referred to in Article 92, paragraph 1 of this Act,
  • fulfil the special requirements that may relate to the scope and level of training of persons providing services, means of communication, equipment, first aid kits, the presence of emergency medical care depending on the number of participants, the presence of the competent rescue service depending on risk assessment etc.
  • The list of appropriate certificates and conditions for performing certain activities of active or adventure tourism and organizing events that include such activities are published on the websites of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry
  • For active and adventure tourism activities carried out in the mountains and inaccessible areas, the organizer and / or persons performing them are obliged to prepare risk assessments, plans and procedures for eliminating hazards for each type of activity and location where the service is provided.
  • The service provider may refuse to provide the service to a minor, as well as to other persons for whom a risk assessment has determined that performing activities for those persons would be risky, or if the user does not have appropriate equipment which he was obliged to provide.

Fee

No

Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of Tourism

Prisavlje 14, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 6169 243

pravni@mint.hr

The Act on the Provision of Tourism Services (OG 130/17, 25/19, 98/19, 42/20) regulates services in the sector of tourism, the manner and conditions for the provision of such services, supervision and administrative measures

Approval

No

All information resulting from regulations on the scope of the competent authority.

Date of update: 06.05.2020.

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