|Type Civil decoration|
Status Currently awarded
|Eligibility Heads of state|
Next (higher) None
|Awarded for "Contributions to the establishment of the sovereign Republic of Croatia; for exceptional contribution to its international reputation and status; for great achievements in developing international relations between Croatia and their respective countries"|
Established 20 June 1992 (reconstituted 1 April 1995)
The Grand Order of King Tomislav (Croatian: Velered kralja Tomislava), or more fully the Grand Order of King Tomislav with Sash and Great Morning Star (Velered kralja Tomislava s lentom i Velikom Danicom), is the highest state order of the Republic of Croatia. It is usually awarded to top foreign officials for their contribution to the improvement of Croatia's good standing internationally as well as achievements in developing international relations between Croatia and their respective countries. It is usually presented by the President of Croatia himself, or sometimes by the President of the Croatian Parliament. The order has one class. It is named after King Tomislav of Croatia.