New procedure for submitting the Application for the determination and assignment of the Personal Identification Number (OIB) for foreigners, on exceptional grounds during the coronavirus preventive measures (COVID-19)

Objavljeno: 9.april 2021.

Personal Identification Number (hereinafter OIB) is allocated and assigned to foreigners in local offices of the Tax Administration when there is a cause for monitoring. The cause for monitoring may arise due to: incurred tax liability, acquiring assets in the territory of the Republic of Croatia, registering in any of official records or for other reasons at the request of a foreigner.
The form Application for the determination and assignment of the Personal Identification Number (OIB) ​is published at the Tax Administration website. For the purpose of assigning of OIB, the foreigners are obliged to submit valid documents with the filled-out Application form confirming the stated data, in particular, the European identity card or identity document issued in the country of citizenship with the proof of citizenship.
Exceptionally and with the view of observing the preventive measures as a safeguard against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Application may be submitted via contact web form “Pišite nam”​. In the contact form, you need to select the topic and sub-topic “Zahtjev za određivanjem i dodjeljivanjem OIB-a” (Application for the determination and assignment of the Personal Identification Number (OIB)) and fill out the form.
The Application and valid documents (in form of copies, scans or images) have to be attached to the enquiry. Based on the contact data from the enquiry, the official of the Tax Administration will inform the foreigner of the exact time when he/she can come to the local office of the Tax Administration to obtain the Certificate of Personal Identification Number, and to present the documents that were provided electronically.
Exceptionally, the official of the Tax Administration will deliver the information regarding OIB via the provided e-mail contact and the Certificate of Personal Identification Number will be delivered subsequently.
Allocating and assigning of OIB to foreigners will be a priority for the Tax Administration and will be carried out within the time limit of 8 days.



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