The register of non-profit legal entities will be managed by the Registry Agency since 01.01.2018

From January 1st, 2018 the courts will no longer administrate the Register of non-profit organizations. The competent body will be the Registry Agency. New functions will be added to the on-line Commercial register and documents can be submitted on-line not only for trade companies, but also for non-profit legal entities (associations and foundations). The name of the portal will be changed – Commercial register and register of non-profit organizations.

The non-profit organizations registered into the registers administrated by the courts are obliged to submit an application for re-registration till December 31st, 2020. As an attachment to the application the organization shall submit good-standing certificate from the court where visible the BULSTAT code and the complete data of the registered circumstance of the organization. State fee for the re-registration is not due. The annual activity reports and financial reports of the non-profit legal entities for carrying out public benefit activities shall be registered into the registry managed by the Registry Agency till June 30 of the year following the year to which they refer.