Activities by which the integrity of human skin is disturbed - licencing step by step

1. 5. 2014 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

This activity includes decorative operations on healthy human skin with the objective of aesthetically altering its appearance in a manner through which the skin integrity is disturbed. It consists of inserting approved harmless extraneous substances such as pigments, metal objects, and similar materials into the skin using sterile tools and special devices or disposable aids; performance of permanent make-up, tattooing, piercing, ear piercing, etc.

Notification of a professional trade

The notification is submitted:

  1. at any trade licence office
  2. via public administration contact points (the so-called Czech POINT) – in Czech only
  3. electronically, via the information system provided by the Register of Trade Business

Form of submission

Notification may only be submitted using the so-called Single Registration Form.

Conditions for carrying on the trade + notification requisites and appendices

Further details/appendices relating to the notification

Documents evidencing professional competence should be attached to the notification. In this instance, professional competence shall mean the following:

  1. professional competence to pursue the profession of physician or dental practitioner in accordance with specific legislation, or
  2. professional competence to pursue the profession of a general nurse, midwife, paramedic or health assistant in accordance with specific legislation, or
  3. secondary education with a school-leaving examination or certificate of apprenticeship in the field of cosmetics and a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualification for activities by which the integrity of human skin is disturbed, issued by an establishment accredited in accordance with specific legislation, or by an establishment accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or by a ministry in whose purview the sector in which the trade is operated falls, or
  4. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualification for a cosmetician and for activities by which the integrity of the human skin is disturbed, issued by an establishment accredited in accordance with specific legislation, or by an establishment accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or by a ministry in whose purview the sector in which the trade is operated falls, and 4 years’ experience in the profession.

However, the condition of professional competence must also be met by employees actually performing the activities. In this instance, professional competence shall mean the following:

  1. professional competence to pursue the profession of physician or dental practitioner in accordance with specific legislation, or
  2. professional competence to pursue the profession of a general nurse, midwife, paramedic or health assistant in accordance with specific legislation, or
  3. secondary education with a school-leaving examination or certificate of apprenticeship in the field of cosmetics and a retraining certificate for activities by which the integrity of human skin is disturbed, or other evidence of professional competence for the relevant employment activity issued by an establishment accredited in accordance with specific legislation, or by an establishment accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or by a ministry in whose purview the sector in which the trade is operated falls, or
  4. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualification for a cosmetician and for activities by which the integrity of the human skin is disturbed, issued by an establishment accredited in accordance with specific legislation, or by an establishment accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or by a ministry in whose purview the sector in which the trade is operated falls, and 4 years’ experience in the profession, or
  5. evidence of the recognition of the professional qualification in accordance with specific legislation.

Besides these documents, no other facts need to be evidenced for this trade.

If the conditions for trade notification stipulated by the Trade Licensing Act have been met, the trade licence office shall make an entry in the Trade Register within 5 days of the delivery of the notification and shall issue a copy of the entry to the business person.

The business may be conducted after fulfilling all the above stated requirements.

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