Permit for implementing professional tasks

The minister competent for labour issues the legal entity or sole entrepreneur who fulfils HR, organisational, technical and other conditions, the permit for the performance of activity.

The legal entity or sole entrepreneur must perform all professional tasks diligently and under professional rules. Documents issued at the implementation of professional tasks, must enable traceability and transparency.

A legal entity or sole entrepreneur who wishes to obtain the permit under the mentioned rules, makes an application at the ministry competent for labour for the issue of the permit. The application for the acquisition of the permit shall contain:

  • the indication of professional tasks for which the permit is intended;
  • evidence on ownership or long-term lease of technical equipment, records on technical equipment, certificates on calibration and evidence of maintaining electronic technical equipment and evidence of maintaining mechanical technical equipment under their ownership;
  • contracts of employment of professional staff, evidence of acquired education, working experience;
  • documented methodology for reviewing and testing working equipment or testing the work environment that fulfil the demands determined with harmonised standards and the profession in the field of safety and health at work.


The permit holder must notify the ministry competent for labour within 15 days of each change that can impact the performance of professional tasks for which the work permit was issued, especially changes in connection with technical equipment and professional staff.

The minister competent for labour issues renews and withdraws the permit with a decision in the administrative procedure based on viewing and opinion of a three-member commission.

If, in the procedure of permit issue or renewal, the minister does not issue or submit the decision within three months from the date when the application is complete, it is considered that the permit was issued or renewed. 

The permit, renewal or withdrawal of the permit is entered in the record file managed by the ministry competent for labour and contains:

  • registration number;
  • name, address and identification number of the legal entity or sole entrepreneur;
  • the number and date of decision on the acquisition, renewal or withdrawal of the permit;
  • the scope of professional tasks;
  • the date of permit entry in the register;
  • the list of professional staff.


The permit holder can start performing professional tasks on the date of entry in the record file.

All costs must be settled when the application for the acquisition of the work permit is lodged. Until the tax is paid, the decision on the subject work permit cannot be delivered.

Legal protection

  • Judicial remedy: Administrative dispute
  • Competent authority: Administrative Court of the Republic of Slovenia

Other activities

The minister competent for labour issues the permit for seven years. The permit holder must prove the professional qualification for each professional worker for the renewal of the permit.

The evidence of the professional worker on their permanent professional qualification must show acquired 100 credit points, when the professional worker is constantly employed at the permit holder for at least seven years. Out of these 100 credit points, at least 30% of the points must be acquired at training sessions in the fields of those professional tasks that are implemented and for which the permit holder obtained a permit.

A professional worker who is employed at the permit holder for less than seven years must have a proportional number of acquired credit points with regard to the full years of employment. 

The permit holder who wants to renew the permit lodges an application at the ministry competent for labour for the issue of the permit at least three months prior to the expiry of the permit. 

The application for the acquisition of the permit shall contain:

  • the indication of professional tasks for which the permit shall be renewed;
  • evidence on ownership or long-term lease of technical equipment, records on technical equipment, certificates on calibration and evidence of maintaining electronic technical equipment and evidence of maintaining technical equipment under their ownership;
  • contracts of employment of professional staff, evidence of acquired education; working experience and passed professional examination;
  • documented methodology for reviewing and testing working equipment or testing the work environment that fulfils the demands determined with harmonised standards and the profession in the field of safety and health at work.


Besides this, the application for renewal or re-acquisition of the permit must contain the evidence on permanent professional training of professional workers.

Last updated: 7 years

Responsible: Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities | Last updated: 18. 12. 2015