Slovakia

1. Is notarisation required and are fees payable? 

No, however, notarisation of signatures on the pledge agreement over the ownership interest in a limited liability company is required. 

By notary – EUR 1.99 per notarisation of signature (plus VAT 20% if the notary is a registered VAT payer). 

By an authorised public authority (Registry office) – EUR 1.50.

2. Do the following securities / deeds require to be registered in the Local Property Register and what fees are payable? 

2.1 Mortgage / land charge / real estate charge 

Yes, in the Real Estate Register – EUR 33 resp. 195.50 (accelerated proceeding) if being filed electronically, otherwise EUR 66 resp. 265.90.

2.2 Pledge over ownership interest in a limited liability company 

No.

2.3 Pledge over shares in a joint-stock company 

No.

2.4 Pledge over (bank) accounts, pledge over insurance / lease / other receivables 

Yes, in the Notarial Central Register of Liens – between EUR 33.19 and EUR 182.57 (plus VAT 20% if the notary is a registered VAT payer) depending on the amount of the secured liabilities.

2.5 Pledge over movable assets 

Yes, in the Notarial Central Register of Liens with an exception (handed-over of movables if so agreed between the parties) – between EUR 33.19 and EUR 182.57 (plus VAT 20% if the notary is a registered VAT payer) depending on the amount of the secured liabilities.

2.6 Guarantee / bank guarantee 

No.

2.7 Subordination of claims 

No.

2.8 Pledge over enterprise 

Yes, in the Notarial Central Register of Liens – between EUR 33.19 and EUR 182.57 (plus VAT 20% if the notary is a registered VAT payer) depending on the amount of the secured liabilities. 

In addition and depending on the elements of the pledged enterprise, relevant separate registration requirements and fees in respect to such element are also applicable.

2.9 Notarial deed with consent to direct enforceability 

No.

3. Do the following securities / deeds require to be registered at the local Registrar of Companies and what fees are payable? 

3.1 Mortgage / land charge / real estate charge 

No.

3.2 Pledge over ownership interest in a limited liability company 

Yes, in the Commercial Register – EUR 33 if being filed electronically, otherwise EUR 66. In addition, costs of notarisation of signatures apply.

3.3 Pledge over shares in a joint-stock company 

Yes, in the Central Securities Depository of the Slovak Republic – between EUR 16.50 and EUR 1,659 (plus VAT 20%) depending on the amount of the secured liabilities.

3.4 Pledge over (bank) accounts, pledge over insurance / lease / other receivables 

No.

3.5 Pledge over movable assets 

No.

3.6 Guarantee / bank guarantee 

No.

3.7 Subordination of claims 

No.

3.8 Pledge over enterprise 

No.

3.9 Notarial deed with consent to direct enforceability 

No.

Please note that while the information on this page was current and accurate as at 19/9/16, it may no longer be current or accurate and so you must speak to your local CMS Banking contact if you require confirmation of any of the costs or fee levels as at today’s date!