A company is a legal entity registered in a court register.


Prior to registration by HITRO.HR or commercial court authentication in any public notary office is still required.

Public notary can perform company registration by himself without mediation of HITRO.HR.


During 2017 the e-registration of companies will be introduced, available through the E-Citizen system and without the requirement of visiting public notary.


There are two types of companies that may be established in Croatia: a company based on capital and a company based on a partnership.


Companies based on capital include:

Limited liability company

Simple private limited company

Public limited company 


Companies based on partnership include:

General partnership

Limited partnership

 Economic interest association


A branch office may also be established.

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