A professional sports club needs to be entered in the Register of Professional Sports Clubs managed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports. The Register is public. Everyone has the right to have an insight into the information entered in the Register. On a written request, the Ministry shall issue a certified extract.
The decision regarding the entry in the Register shall be made within a month after the application for registration has been submitted.
In case after the entry in the Register of Professional Sports Clubs a professional sports club ceases to meet the requirements pursuant to Article 24 item 1 of the Sports Act, the minister competent for sport shall make a decision on the removal from the Register.
Instruction on how to fill out the application for registration/registration of changes in the Register of Professional Sports Clubs
In addition to the application form for the registration of changes in the Register, the club shall enclose:
- an extract from the Register of associations of the Republic of Croatia (for a sports club – association for competition), i.e. an extract from the Courts register (for a sport joint-stock company);
- the information on the members of the steering board and members of the management board of the sport joint-stock company (the first and last name, title, date a member assumed office, term of office);
- the information on the members of the bodies of a sports club – association for competition (the first and last name, title, date a member assumed office, term of office);
- an evidence that the requirements pursuant to Article 24 item 1 of the Sports Act have been met.
The afore-mentioned appendices cannot be older than ten days from the date they were received by the Ministry and shall be submitted in form of an original, copy or certified copy.
The application that has been filled out should be sent in the electronic form to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org, and a printed copy, together with all required appendices, should be sent to the following address:
Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
Directorate for Sports
(Entry into the Register of Professional Sports Clubs)
Donje Svetice 38
10 000 Zagreb