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If you are already established in another EU/EEA state, as a natural and legal person you have the freedom to provide services on a temporary and occasional basis, without the obligation of establishment in Croatia and without a prior check.
The legal entity that carries out the activity of physical planning shall submit the statement form to email@example.com with a copy and translation of the following documents:
To perform the tasks of spatial planning a natural person of the architectural profession established in another EU/EEA state shall submit a statement directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the e-Citizens system.
The statement shall be accompanied by a copy and translation of the following documents:
evidence that the candidate has pursued the profession for at least one year during the previous ten-year period, where the profession in the state of establishment is carried out without a specific authorisation or where the education and professional training leading to that profession is not regulated
If an EU certificate is submitted, the following shall not be submitted:
If you are established in another EU/EEA state, as a natural or legal person you have the freedom to provide services on a permanent basis in the Republic of Croatia, with the registration of establishment
Activities of physical planning can be performed by a certified architect-urban planner in:
The request for the establishment of a sole-practice office or for the establishment of a joint-practice office shall be submitted directly to email@example.com or via the e-Citizens system.
The request for the establishment of sole-practice office shall be accompanied by a photograph or scan of:
The request for the establishment of a joint practice office shall be accompanied by a photograph or scan of:
In a joint-practice office a certified architect –urban planner may perform all professional physical planning tasks.
In a sole-practice office a certified architect –urban planner may as sole practitioner perform:
A legal person registered for performing professional physical planning tasks may start performing tasks of physical planning if it:
For entry in the directory of certified architects–urban planners, persons of the architectural profession shall submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the e-Citizens system, with the following documentation:
If a person has acquired a professional qualification in the Republic of Croatia, instead of the decision on the recognition of a professional qualification, he/she shall submit:
The request for recognition of a foreign professional qualification for performing tasks of physical planning shall be submitted by persons of the architectural profession directly to email@example.com or via the e-Citizens system.
The request shall be accompanied by the following documentation, in copy and translated, according to the general system:
certificate from the employer that the candidate has pursued the profession in the state of establishment for at least one year during the last ten-year period that preceded the provision of services, in case that this profession is not regulated in the state of establishment of the foreign authorized person
CROATIAN CHAMBER OF ARCHITECTS
EUR 199.08 for the first notice of occasional and temporary provision of services
EUR 199.08 for annual renewal of the notice of occasional/temporary provision of services
EUR 398.17 for the recognition of a qualification under the general system
EUR 33.18 for entry in the Register of sole-practice offices
EUR 66.36 for entry in the Register of joint-practice offices
EUR 132.72 for establishment – registration fee
EUR 238.90 for establishment – annual membership fee
Payee: Croatian Chamber of Architects, Zagreb, Ulica grada Vukovara 271
Account number: IBAN HR462360000 1500184955
For payments from abroad: SWIFT: ZABAHR2X
The purpose of the payment: surname, name (applicant) – fee occasionally/temporarily – first performance or renewal or recognition of qualifications or fee for entry in the Register or registration fee in the Directory or annual membership fee
First option: e-service available to EU/EEA citizens:
Second option: to send photographed or scanned documentation; with signature and without seal
firstname.lastname@example.org for the architectural profession
email@example.com for the activity of physical planning
Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets
Ulica Republike Austrije 20, Zagreb
+385 1 3782 404
Croatian Chamber of Architects
Ulica grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb
+385 1 5508 411
Physical Planning Act (OG 153/13, 65/17, 114/18, 39/19, 98/19)
Act on Physical Planning and Building Tasks and Activities (OG 78/15, 118/18 i 110/19)
Act on the Chamber of Architects and Chamber of Engineers in Construction and Physical Planning (OG 78/15, 114/18 i 110/19)
Ordinance on professional examination of persons performing construction and physical planning tasks (OG 129/15)
Ordinance on granting approval for the performance of professional physical planning tasks (OG 136/15)
Articles of Association of the Croatian Chamber of Architects (OG 15/21)
Ordinance on the conditions for temporary or occasional provision of services and recognition of foreign professional qualifications
Ordinance on entries in directories, registers and records of the Croatian Chamber of Architects
Ordinance on remuneration for work in the bodies of the Croatian Chamber of Architects
List of all forms of the Croatian Chamber of Architects
Certificate for temporary or occasional provision of services
Authorisation to perform professional physical planning tasks of drafting urban development plans
Authorisation to perform all professional physical planning tasks
Deadline: 30 days
Certificate for temporary or occasional performance of activities
Decision on recognition of foreign qualifications
Decision on the registration in the Directory of the Chamber (for establishment)
Decision on entry in the Register of Sole-Practice Offices
Decision on entry in the Register of Joint-Practice Offices
Deadline: 8 days
You may submit a complaint within 15 days from the date of delivery of the decision.
The complaint shall be submitted to Croatian Chamber of Architects, Ulica grada Vukovara 271, 10000 Zagreb or at firstname.lastname@example.org for the architectural profession
The Croatian Chamber of Architects 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.
No appeal may be lodged against the decision of the Ministry, but an administrative dispute may be initiated with the competent Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia within 30 days of receipt of the decision.
Last updated on 19 December 2022