Animal training - licencing step by step

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

The activity consists of training animals with the objective of performing for the public (e.g., in circuses, variety shows) and in the visual media.

Notification of a professional trade

The application shall be 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 conducting the trade + application requisites and appendice

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. higher education in a study programme and study field focusing on livestock breeding, zootechnics or veterinary medicine and 1 year’s professional experience, or
  2. further vocational education in a field of study focusing on livestock breeding, zootechnics or veterinary medicine and 2 years' experience in the profession, or
  3. secondary education with a school-leaving examination in a field of study focusing on livestock breeding, zootechnics or veterinary medicine and 2 years' experience in the profession, or
  4. secondary education with a certificate of apprenticeship in a field of study focusing on livestock breeding or zootechnics and 3 years' experience in the profession, or
  5. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualification 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, and 4 years’ experience in the profession
  6. documents under section 7(5)(j), (k), (l) or (m) of the Trade Licensing Act.

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.

Related information:

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