Construction design - licencing step by step

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

This activity consists of processing documents concerning territorial planning activities, planning permission, and the building code under the Building Act.

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. authorization or entry in the register of registered persons in accordance with the Act No. 360/1992, Coll. on the profession of authorized architects and the profession of authorized engineers and technicians active in construction, as amended, or
  2. higher education in a master’s degree programme focusing on civil engineering or architecture and 3 years’ experience of structural design, or
  3. higher education in a bachelor’s degree programme focusing on civil engineering or architecture and 5 years’ experience of structural design, or
  4. further vocational education focusing on civil engineering and 5 years’ experience of structural design, or
  5. secondary education with a school-leaving examination focusing on civil engineering and 5 years’ experience of structural design.

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:

If you have any questions, you can contact Points of Single Contact (PSC) set up at 15 municipal trade licence offices in all regions. More information on PSCs.

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