Boat tax in Croatia. You only pay for it online: how to do it and how much it costs


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From today, the tourist tax for boating in Croatia is paid only online. On the multilingual (also in Italian) portal launched by the Croatian National Tourist Board, which allows boaters to make the Online payment of the nautical tourist tax. Maximum convenience, then, for those who are planning or have been planning a cruise to Croatia: goodbye to “bureaucratic” payments at Port Authorities and port branches.


How to pay the tax? The first and simplest way is based on the length of the boat. Prices? They range from a minimum of 90 Croatian kuna (about 12 euros) for a 7- to 9-meter boat for a three-day period to 6,000 kuna (793 euros) for the annual fee for a boat over 20 meters.

As an example, a cruising boat between 12 and 15 meters in length will spend 490 kuna (65 euros) for up to 8 days’ stay, 840 kuna (111 euros) for 15 days, and 1,400 kuna (185 euros) for one month. Payment can be made with all the best card circuits in circulation, and once made, you will receive a confirmation to the e-mail address provided, which you should keep on board throughout your stay.

Solution two, suitable for those who have planned a short stopover in Croatia. In accordance with the Sojourn Tax Act, boaters can also pay it based on the number of people or the number of overnight stays: a form to fill out can be found at this link.

In addition to the Croatian language, the portal is also available in English, German, and Italian, and guides the user through the process of registering and paying the tourist tax in a simple and clear manner. For tourist information see



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