Long-Term Housing

Minimum Rental Periods

The minimum rental agreement period is typically 1 year.

Required Documents for Signing a Lease

Typical documents required to sign a lease are a valid passport and Croatian tax number.

Standard Security Deposit

The security deposit is equivalent to 1 months’ rent.

Local Norm for Returning the Security Deposit

The security deposit is returned after lease termination, completion of inspection, cleaning, and payment for final utilities.

Rental Commission

Should you utilize the services of a real estate agent to help you in your search, agencies usually collect rental commission equal to 1 months’ rent + 25% Value-Added Tax.

Payment of Rental Commission

The agent’s rental commission is typically paid by the tenant.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer is the preferred method of payment.

 

School Registration

School Fees

Typical school fees include an enrollment fee in addition to tuition

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer is the preferred method of payment.

 

Obtaining a Driver’s License

Requirements

Typical documentation required to obtain a driver’s license include:

• Original driver’s license
• Translation of driver’s license in Croatian by official court interpreter.
• Medical exam valid for 6 months

 

Opening a Bank Account

Required Documents

In order to open a bank account, you may be asked for a valid original passport and a Croatian tax number.

Time Required

Typically, opening a bank account can be completed same day.