Slovak Republic

Find details about the Slovak Republic's commitments to and implementation of beneficial ownership transparency reforms

Records last updated: 29 May 2023

Contact person: Thom Townsend

Committed to one or more

  • Central register(s)
  • Public register(s)

Implemented one or more

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Commitment details

  • Slovak Republic has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group. [11 December 2019] link to commitment
  • The Slovak Republic made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency and effectively implementing FATF’s revised Recommendation 24 during the second Summit for Democracy [29 March 2023] link to commitment
  • The Slovak Republic has committed to making public the beneficial ownership data on companies in its Commercial Register and to make its data interconnected to other national registers, namely the Register of Public Sector Partners and the Register of Legal Persons. [24 August 2022] link to commitment
  • Slovak Republic has included a commitment in an Open Government Partnership National Action Plan to beneficial ownership transparency [05 December 2019] link to commitment
  • As a European Union member, the Slovak Republic was obliged to create a central, public register of beneficial ownership as part of the EU’s fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Following the judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union on 22 November 2022, member states are no longer required to provide public access, and are instead required to, at a minimum, provide access to those that can demonstrate a legitimate interest. [19 April 2018] link to commitment

Implementation details

Commercial Register (

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Name
Commercial Register (
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
Yes
Scope
Full-economy
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
25%
Structured data publicly available
Yes
Available via API
Yes

Register of Public Sector Partners

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Name
Register of Public Sector Partners
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
Yes
Scope
Sectoral: Procurement
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
25%
Available as BODS
Yes
Available via API
Yes
Available on the OO register
Yes