Massage, reconditioning, and regeneration services - licencing step by step

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

This activity consists of providing sports, reconditioning, and regeneration massages (which are performed on healthy persons and do not induce healing processes), excluding the technique of reflexology massage, and the provision of regeneration services.

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 conducting 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 and specialized competence in the field of rehabilitation and physical medicine or sports medicine in accordance with specific legislation, or
  2. professional competence to pursue the profession of physiotherapist or masseur or blind and weak-sighted masseur in accordance with specific legislation, or
  3. higher education in a study programme and field focusing on rehabilitation or physical education, or
  4. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualifications for the relevant employment activities, 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.

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 and specialized competence in the field of rehabilitation and physical medicine or sports medicine in accordance with specific legislation, or
  2. professional competence to pursue the profession of physiotherapist or masseur or blind and weak-sighted masseur in accordance with specific legislation, or
  3. higher education in a study programme and field focusing on rehabilitation or physical education, or
  4. a retraining certificate or other evidence of professional qualifications for the relevant employment activities, 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
  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.

Related information:

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