The Register of Cultural Institutions, established under the Culture Law (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 72/2009, 13/2016, 30/2016-corrected, 47/2001 and 78/2021), will be administered by the Serbian Business Registers Agency (SBRA) as a delegated responsibility. 

The Register of Cultural Institutions will be operational as of 18 November 2022.

The Register of Cultural Institutions is an electronic, central, public database of registered cultural institutions. 

Until the start of operations of the Register, the commercial courts of jurisdiction will continue to handle the registration of cultural institutions.

The following regulations will apply to the procedure of registration of cultural institutions with the Register of Cultural Institutions kept by the SBRA (available on the Regulations page):

  • Culture Law (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 72/2009, 13/2016, 30/2016-amended, 47/2001 and 78/2021),
  • Law on the Procedure of Registration with the Serbian Business Registers Agency (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 99/2011, 83/2014, 31/2019 and 105/2021),
  • Law on General Administrative Procedure (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 18/2016 and 95/2018 - authentic interpretation),
  • Company Law (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 36/2011, 99/2011, 83/2014 - other law, 5/2015, 44/2018, 95/2018, 91/2019 and 109/2021),
  • Law on Tax Procedure and Tax Administration (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 80/2002... 86/2019…144/2020),
  • Bankruptcy Law (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 104/2009... 95/2018),
  • Regulation on Classification of Activities,
  • Rulebook on Detailed Content of the Register of Cultural Institutions and Documentation Required For Registration (Official Gazette of the RS, no. 09/2022),
  • Rulebook on the Allocation of the Tax Identification Number to Legal Entities, Sole Proprietors, and Other Entities Subject to Registration with the SBRA (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 32/2009... 100/2016), and
  • Decision on Fees for Registration and Other Services Provided by the SBRA (Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 119/2013... 91/2020, 11/2021 and 66/2021).