Dear owners of houses or apartments for holidays in the area of the Municipality of Fažana, we remind you that it is mandatory to register yourself and all persons staying in your apartment through the unique national online information system eVisitor all year round. Check-in can be made with any device that has Internet access. If you have not done so yet, we invite you to come in person to our office at Riva 2, Fažana with the ownership certificate, the OIB (personal identification number) and the ID card, and to download the eVisitor’s access data. If you can not come in person, then the access data on your behalf can be taken by a proxy holder with a proxy notarized by a notary. When retrieving the data, the delegate presents a ownership certificate, the OIB, a notarized proxy, and the personal identification document (original). In the case where the owner of the house or apartment is a company, in addition to all of the above documents, a copy of the extract from the register of companies at the Commercial Court shall be provided. The eVisitor will automatically report to the MUP (Ministry for Internal Affairs) those persons for whom the MUP registration is required (non-EU and EEA nationals). We remind you that according to the Tourist Tax Act (Official Gazette 52/19) for yourself and for all persons staying in the house or apartment, you shall register your stay within 24 hours upon arrival. The eVisitor system will also enable you to create and print a paying-in slip which you can use to pay the taxes for the period in which the obligation exists.
House or holiday apartment is considered every building or apartment that is used occasionally or seasonally, but does not belong to the category of tourist accommodation, and the owner/owners do not possess permanent residence in the area of the Municipality of Fažana.
Pursuant to article 13 of the Tourist Tax Act, the owner and close family members who are citizens of the Republic of Croatia and nationals of the Contracting States of the Treaty on the European Economic Area (applies to EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands,Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and the United Kingdom, and three Member States of EFTA: Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein and the Swiss Confederacy) who stay for a period from 15th June to 15th September pay the tourist tax per day of stay minus 70% or they can choose to pay a flat rate which is due not later than 15th July of the current year as follows:
|The first two registered family members
|Each additional family member
|MUNICIPALITY OF FAŽANA
Citizens who do not have Croatian citizenship or citizenship of the Member States of the European Union, in the period from 15th June to 15th September shall pay the tourist tax in full amount of 10.00 kuna per night and person.
Tourist tax exemptions:
- Children up to 12 years
- Persons with disabilities of 70% and more plus one accompanying person.
Tourist tax with 50% discount:
- Persons from 12 to 18 years of age.
Close family members are considered: spouse and extramarital partner, in accordance with the special regulation regulating the life partnership of persons of the same sex, relatives in the flat line and their spouses, siblings and their spouses, adoptive parents and adopted children, their children and spouses, stepsons and stepdaughters, stepmother and stepfather.
The provision of article 33 of the Law on catering activities states that if in homes, apartments and holiday houses there are a total or more than 15 persons who are not close family members in the period from 15th June to 15th September, it is considered that the owner provides hospitality services to citizens in his/her household and in accordance with article 33 of the abovementioned Law, the owner is obliged to obtain an authorization from the competent office regarding the provision of catering services in the household, and if he/she fails to do so, he/she becomes subject to criminal provisions.
We kindly remind you to follow these instructions. Otherwise, if the supervision of the State inspectorate determines that you have not reported or checked out the stay and did not paid the tourist tax in due time, you are subject to statutory fines (from 500.00 to 6000.00 kuna according to the Tourist Tax Act, Official Gazette 52/19).
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information.