Appropriate work experience

Craft business permit may also be obtained by a person who:

  • has pursued an activity from the list of craft activities for six consecutive years as a self-employed person or as a manager of an undertaking;
  • or has pursued an activity from the list of craft activities for three consecutive years as a self-employed person or as a manager of an undertaking, if he/she proves that he/she has received at least three years of training for this activity, which is confirmed by a nationally recognized document or which the competent professional body deems as fulfilling of requirements;
  • or has pursued an activity from the list of craft activities for three consecutive years as a self-employed person or as a manager of an undertaking, if he/she proves that he/she has pursued the activity as an employee for at least five years;
  • or has pursued an activity from the list of craft activities for five consecutive years as a manager of an undertaking, where at least three out of five years he/she occupied professional positions with responsibility for certain sectors of the company and he/she can prove that he/she has received at least three years of training for this activity, which is confirmed by a nationally recognized document or which the competent professional body deems as fulfilling of requirements.

Supporting evidence

  • Certificate of work experience of the applicant – in original, certified copy or non-certified copy with the access to the original;
  • employment agreement – copy;
  • form from the Health Insurance Institute of the Republic of Slovenia – in original, certified copy or non-certified copy with the access to the original;
  • certificate of foreign work experience of the applicant – certified version in Slovene translation.

Legal basis

Last updated: 05. 08. 2016