|Buying Real-estate - Forigners|
PROCEDURE OF ACQUIRING TITLE OVER REAL ESTATE FOR FOREIGN LEGAL OR NATURAL ENTITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
Real estate emption - EU nationals
Citizens and legal persons from Member States of the European Union acquire the ownership right of real property in Republic of Croatia under the presumptions which are valid by acquiring the ownership rights for nationals of the Republic of Croatia and for legal persons with the seat in the Republic of Croatia.
Real estate emption - foreign nationals outside EU
Foreign nationals can buy real estate in the Republic of Croatia after the reciprocity principle. For buying an real estate it is necessarily to refer a written request to the Ministry of Justice on the Republic of Croatia.
The following documents need to be attached to the written document:
Apart from the documents and deeds listed, it is necessary to attach a proof of the administrative fee payment to the application. According to Article 21 of the Amendment to the Law on Administrative Fees and Taxes (Official Gazette no. 163/03), or more precisely: tariff number 74.a,, the following levels have been set for administrative fees:
Real estate emption - limitations
All foreign nationals (from EU and outside EU) cannot buy real estate on an exclusive territories, and these are:
Real estate emption - Croatian company owned by a foreign national, outside EU
Foreign nationals, outside EU, who in Croatia have a downright company, doesn't require an acceptance of the Ministry of Justice on the Republic of Croatia, and in the name of company they can buy real estate in Republic of Croatia.
Real estate selling
All foreign natural and legal persons can, without any barrier, sell their real estate which are in the field of Republic of Croatia. Currently, the only exception are legal persons from the states of former Yugoslavia which matter will be solved separately within the negotations relating to the succession of Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), with reference to the war reparation.
Foreign nationals (outside Member States of the European Union) can buy real estate in Republic of Croatia only when, as well under which conditions nationals of the Republic of Croatia can buy real estate in respective countries. In the table, below this text, you can check the facilities.