Register of real owners

592513821792The Real Owners Registry is a central electronic database containing information on the real owners of legal entities and trusts. The register was established on the basis of Articles 32 to 36 of the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (Official Gazette 108/17 and 39/19), and operationally on behalf of the Ministry of Finance – Office for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. is run by the Finance Agency.

The real owner is any natural person (or persons) who is the ultimate owner of the party or controls or otherwise manages the party, including that natural person (s) exercising extremely effective control over the legal person.

Deadline for confirming Company ownership by this new regulative is 31.12.2019.

Company director has to either personally give ownership statement to Finance Agency, or to authorise person who will give ownership statement on his/her behalf.