Vehicle registration officer


If you are already established in any EU/EEA state, you are free to provide services as natural and legal persons on a permanent basis in Croatia by means of an establishment in Croatia, provided that you submit a completed Application to along with the following documents (photographed or scanned):

  • at least a secondary school diploma of any vocation
  • proof of passing a special exam for a vehicle registration officer at an organisation in charge of training people in the mentioned profession
  • fee receipt (via online banking)
  • copy of an ID
  • copy of a personal identification number certificate (OIB)
  • applicant’s photo
  • proof of Croatian language proficiency

Qualification verification 

An application for recognition of qualifications is submitted to

  • proof of qualifications of the minimum C level for a vehicle registration officer
  • knowledge test (Centar za vozila Hrvatske d.d. (Croatian Centre for Vehicles), Zagreb, Capraška 6, 


EUR 3.98 for issuing the licence for a vehicle registration officer

Payments are made by using online banking:

IBAN: HR12 1001 0051 8630 0016 0

Model and payment reference number: HR63 7005-713-22608

Remittance info: Naknada za izdavanje dopuštenja (licencing fee)

Beneficiary: Državna riznica (Treasury)


First option: e-Service available to EU/EEA citizens

Second option: (for sending photographed or scanned documents; signed, without a stamp)

Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of the Interior

Ul. Grada Vukovara 33, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 6122 111

Road Traffic Safety Act (NN 67/08, 48/10, 74/11, 80/13, 158/13, 92/14, 64/15, 108/17, 70/19, 42/20, 85/22, 114/22)

Decision on determination of the prices of permits and licenses (NN 155/22)


Licence for a vehicle registration officer

Time limit for obtaining the licence: 30 days for the licence; 90 days in the event of qualification verification

Legal remedy

The decision may not be appealed, but an administrative dispute may be initiated before the administrative court having territorial jurisdiction, within 30 days of the decision. The administrative dispute is initiated by a complaint and the procedure is conducted thereafter. Normally, a hearing is scheduled with the complainant and the respondent. If dissatisfied with the judgement or decision, the complainant may appeal to the High Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia.

Last updated on 20 October 2023

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