Electrical engineers

Tasks of design and/or expert supervision of construction, tasks of site engineers and/or works managers and tasks of project manager of electrical engineering profession

First option – FREEDOM TO PROVIDE CROSS-BORDER SERVICES

If you are already established in another EU/EEA country, you as a natural and legal person have freedom to provide services on an occasional and temporary basis without the obligation to register the establishment in Croatia or becoming a member of the professional chamber, and without waiting for a prior check.

In that case, an online declaration is sent to the Point of Single Contact or the declaration is sent directly to the competent authority at elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr, or through the system e-Građani, along with the following photocopied and translated documents:

  • a copy of ID card
  • proof of establishment in another EU/EEA country (employer’s statement)
  • proof that they are permitted to perform the tasks of design and/or expert supervision, as well as that there is no ban on the performance of business activities in the country of establishment (certificate of the competent authority from the country of establishment or EU certificate)
  • proof of performing the business activity for at least one year out of 10 previous years if the profession is not regulated in the country of establishment or if the education and professional training leading to that profession are not regulated
  • proof of educational/professional qualification
  • data on professional liability insurance valid in the territory of the Republic of Croatia, or the EU
  • proof of fee payment

In case of annual renewal of the declaration, the applicant must enclose:

  • data on professional liability insurance valid in the territory of the Republic of Croatia, or the EU
  • proof of fee payment

It is not necessary to report to the Chamber to perform tasks of a site engineer and/or works manager and project manager of electrical engineering profession.

Second option – FREEDOM TO ESTABLISH

If you are already established in another EU/EEA country, you as a natural or legal person have freedom to provide services on a permanent basis, provided that you register an establishment and submit the following documentation, along with the request at elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr or through the e-Građani system:

  • decision of the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers on the recognition of professional qualifications
  • proof that the person uses the Croatian language and the Latin script
  • proof of the registration fee payment

Recognition of qualifications

Request for recognition of qualifications is submitted at elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr or through the e-Građani system, along with the following photocopied and translated documentation, according to the general system:

  • a copy of ID card
  • proof of completed formal education or proof of formal qualification
  • diploma/certificate and diploma supplement/certificate supplement
  • proof of authorization to perform the regulated profession of electrical engineering in the country you come from
  • employer’s certificate on professional work experience in the country of establishment in duration of at least one year out of 10 years prior to the year of service provision, if the profession is not regulated in the country of establishment of the foreign professional
  • certificate by the EU/EEA country that has recognized the professional qualification of a foreign professional as a third country citizen, with proof from the employer that they have three years of professional experience in the regulated profession
  • decision of a competent authority or a copy of marriage certificate (only for persons who have changed their name and/or surname),
  • proof of fee payment

Fees

HRK 3,920 for occasional and temporary work – first application

HRK 1,920 for occasional and temporary work – renewal of the application

HRK 4,500 for the recognition of qualifications

Payment via online banking:

HRVATSKA KOMORA INŽENJERA ELEKTROTEHNIKE

Ulica grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb

PIN: 31185646618

IBAN: HR7823600001102094148

Purpose of the payment: name and surname (of the applicant) – fee for occasional/temporary work – first performance or renewal or recognition of qualifications


Application

e-service available for EU/EEA citizens

Second option: elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr (for sending documentation in all possible formats; signed and without a stamp)

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Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets

Ulica Republike Austrije 20, Zagreb

+385 1 3782 404

pitanja@mpgi.hr

Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers

Ulica grada Vukovara 271

10000 Zagreb

+385 1 5508 444

elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr

Act on Physical Planning and Building Tasks and Activities (OG 78/15, 118/18, 110/19)

Act on the Chamber of Architects and Chambers of Engineers in Construction and Physical Planning (OG 78/15, 114/18, 110/19)

List of acts of the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers

List of all forms of the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers


Authorization

Certificate for occasional/temporary provision of services

Decision on Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

Decision on the Registration in the Directory of Foreign Persons (permanent provision of services in the Republic of Croatia)

Deadline: 8 days


Legal remedies

You may submit a complaint within 15 days from the date of delivery of the decision.

The complaint shall be submitted to the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers, Ulica grada Vukovara 271, 10000 Zagreb or to elektroinzenjeri@hkie.hr

The Chamber will reject the complaint (if it is untimely), will replace the contested decision with a new one (if the complaint is partially or fully founded) or will submit the complaint to the Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets.

The Ministry may reject the complaint, annul the decision in part or in full, or amend it.

The decision of the Ministry shall be delivered to the party through the Chamber no later than 60 days from the submission of a proper complaint.

 


Last updated on: 17 November 2021

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