Registration for Compulsory Health Insurance

The Law on the Central Registry of Compulsory Social Insurance and the Regulation on the content, form and method of filing a single application for compulsory social insurance, uniform methodological principles and uniform system of codes for entering the data into a single database of the Central Registry of Compulsory Social Insurance provide that the registration of insured persons and insurees is performed by filing a single application in the electronic form by the applicant at CROSO portal, while the date of single application receipt by CROSO is deemed to be the of receipt of the single application in all compulsory social insurance organizations. Single application at the CROSO is filed by the employer or an authorized officer of a compulsory social insurance organization (Pension Insurance Fund and National Employment Service) holding the qualified electronic certificate, and/or through a modified application by the authorized officer of the NHIF.

Taxpayers who are obliged to file a single application but are not in possession of technical capacities for filing electronic applications via the Portal of the Central Registry shall submit the required evidence to the authorized officer of NHIF, depending on the grounds of insurance (copies of documents, original copies for inspection), while the authorized officer at the counter performs reconciliations, fills in the electronic application and acts as a person responsible for entering the application in the Central Registry records. The authorized officer at the counter shall print a certificate (and indicate on it that it is a copy made based on the electronic document archived within the CR) which should be signed by the applicant confirming that he/she agrees that the information is entered into records by the officer at the counter, as well as that he/she approves the filled in information. One signed copy is provided to the applicant as evidence that a single application has been filed successfully (Form M-a), while one more copy of M-A form may be printed for the social insurance organization’s purpose.

The Serbian Business Registers Agency is the body in charge of keeping the Registry of Business Entities SBRA (for entrepreneurs) and files the application for entrepreneurs.

The capacity of the insuree/insured person shall be established by the branch office/sub-branch office of the NHIF based on data filed in accordance with the Regulation on the content, form and method of filing a single application for compulsory social insurance, uniform methodological principles and uniform system of codes for entering the data into a single database of the Central Registry of Compulsory Social Insurance.

The single application is filed within three days as of the employment date, and/or date of entering into employment contract, and/or another contract of performance of work or as of the date termination of employment, termination of performance of works or activities, and/or date of change in insurance coverageation of emplyof the dare foracontract employmentdblished by the branch office/sub-branch office of the NHIF based on data.

The NHIF counter service officer shall establish the capacity of insuree/insured person based on the application and evidence filed in accordance with the Regulation through the Central Registry.

The changes in the insurance coverage and deregistration from the system of compulsory health insurance are performed through the Central Registry Portal, and the NHIF counter service officer issues the document on health insurance based on the evidence prescribed by the Regulation

The applicant files the registration/change registration/deregistration form in relation to compulsory health insurance accompanied with the appropriate documentation.

National Health Insurance Fund
Jovana Marinovića 2
11040 Belgrade
Telephone: +381 11 2053830
Fax: +381 11 2645042; +381 11 2688420
e-mail: public@rfzo.rs