ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION, AS THE ONLY WAY OF REGISTRATION OF NEW COMPANIES
As of May 17 2023, the submission of applications for the incorporation of companies in electronic form will be the exclusive way of submitting applications.
Therefore, future owners of:
Limited liability company (LLC),
General partnership (GP),
Limited partnership (LP) and
Joint stock company (JSC),
will not be able to incorporate company by submitting an application at the SBRA counters, but only electronically.
For the aforesaid companies, e-Registration of incorporation will become a mandatory way of submitting an application, in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 2 of the Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Serbian Business Registers Agency ("Official Gazette of the RS, no. 99/2011, 83/2014, 31/2019 and 105/2021). In accordance with the aforesaid Law, the SBRA will reject applications submitted in paper form, starting from May 17 2023.
Please note that this mandatory e-Registration does not apply to the incorporation of sole proprietors, cooperatives, cooperative unions, public enterprises, representative offices or branches of a foreign company, as well as for the applications submitted for the purpose of changing registered data already (previously) incorporated companies. In these cases, as before, the applicant of the registration application has the option of choosing the form in which registration application will be submitted (in paper or electronic form).