Site manager for demining operations


If you have already registered an establishment in another EU/EEA country, you have the freedom to provide services on a temporary and occasional basis, without an obligation to register an establishment in Croatia.

In that case, you need to send an e-statement directly to the competent authority to, with a photograph or a scan of the following data or documents (signed but not stamped):

  • proof of registration of an establishment in another EU/EEA country and proof that there is no prohibition of professional activity at the time the certificate is issued
  • proof of qualifications (at least secondary education qualifications and familiarity with the Croatian language and the Latin script)
  • proof that the person has worked in this profession for at least one year within the past 10 years (only if the profession, vocational training and professional development are not regulated in the Member State of the establishment).


In case you have a registered establishment in another EU/EEA country, you are allowed to provide services as a natural person on a permanent basis if you register the establishment and submit the following documents:

  • proof of qualifications (at least secondary education qualifications and passed examination for a deminer)
  • certificate of competence (40 hours)
  • examination of professional competence
  • medical certificate
  • proof of knowledge of the Croatian language
  • proof of payment for the creating the card of mine action activities

Recognition of qualification

Application for the recognition of qualification is submitted to with the edition of sending documentation as with the registration of establishment, and:

  • proof of acquiring conditions for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications (proof of competence, proof of education/professional qualification)


EUR 14.60 for creating the card

Payment through internet banking

IBAN: HR 1210010051863000160

Reference number of payment authorisation: 5002-713-23027

Payment description: expenses for the creation of the mine action activities card

User: Ministry of the Interior

Application (for sending photographed or scanned documentation; signed but not stamped)

Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of Interior affairs

Ulica Grada Vukovara 33, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 6122 111

The Mine Action Act (OG 110/15 and 118/18, 98/19)

Ordinance on training and conditions for training of assistants, deminer, site managers and quality control staff (OG 49/18, 61/19)


Decision on issuing the mine action card for a site manager

Deadline: 30 days

Legal remedies

Possibility of initiating an administrative dispute before the administrative court within 30 days from the day of the delivery of the decision

Last updated on 8 December 2022

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