28. 6. 2012

The document contains detailed information on terms of posting workers to EU member states including local conditions of employment. Each member state is described its notification duty, competent institutions for particular steps incl. contacts, data to be notified, sanctions for not complying with the regulations, etc.

Notification duty

Yes. However, the under mentioned offices do not obstruct posting workers with excessive control and only require documents proving that the employee has a social and health insurance in another state. The described procedure does not, in any case, include authorisation or detaining.

Notification office

The notification of posting in continental Portugal shall be done with a competent District Social Security Centre or so-called Loja do Cidadao which is a centre for citizens where standard life situations, certificates and documents are handled (in order to diminish the bureaucracy).

The competent authority in Madeira island and Azores islands autonomous territories is the Regional Social Security Directorate (Direccao Regional de Seguranca Social).

Department of International Agreement on Social Security Affairs (Departamento de Acordos Internacionais de Seguranca Social) shall be contacted in case of posting exceeding 12 months.

Tax office where posted employees must register when exceeding 183 days in Portugal


Period of notification of posting

Not set, it is recommended notifying concurrently with posting of workers at the latest.

Sanctions for failure to notify


Notification form


Data to be notified

A confirmation of an employee to have a Czech social and health insurance.

Maximum length of working time

8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. Exceptions from this rule apply to certain professions working in the security and health sector.

Minimum length of a rest period

  • 1 hour (maximum 2 hours) during at least 5 hours of uninterrupted work
  • 11 hours of a rest period between 2 shifts. Exemptions from this rule apply to certain professions working in the security and health sector.

Minimum length of holidays

22 days

Minimum wage

The minimum monthly salary for 2010 is 475 Euro.

Documents to be available at the place of pursuance of work

  • E 101 or E 102 form
  • EHIC – European Health Insurance Card
  • identification document

Necessity to translate documents


Obligation to store the documents


Obligation to entrust a responsible representative


Obligation to entrust a responsible representative for receiving papers



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