Energy Law („Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia“ No. 145/14), the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia issues licences for conducting energy activities and passes acts on revoking licences, under conditions stipulated in this law, except for activities of distribution and production of heat Apart from that, the Agency keeps the Register of issued and revoked licences. The Agency carries out these activities as state administration activities entrusted to the Agency by the law.
An energy entity (legal person or entrepreneur) is entitled to begin carrying out an energy activity upon obtaining the relevant licence. Upon an application of legal persons or entrepreneurs, the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia issues energy licences which are prescribed by Article 16, paragraph 1, items 1)-23) and 27)-29), with reference to the Article 21 of the Energy Law.
An energy entity performing several energy activities obtains a licence for each energy activity separately.
The licence is issued for a 10-year period, while, in case of the licence for electricity production and combined power and heat production, the licence is issued for a 30-year-period. The licence validity period can be extended upon an energy entity’s application. The licence is not transferable.
When a licence is issued, a fee is paid in line with the legal act on the level of costs for licence issuance which is adopted by the Agency.