Provision of technical services for the protection of property and persons

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

The activity consists of designing, installing, checking, maintaining, and repairing electronic alarm systems intended for the protection of property and persons against unauthorized intervention, including alarm systems and equipment allowing monitoring of movement and the activity of persons in buildings and their surroundings. Further, the installation, repair, maintenance, inspection, and management of mechanical barrier systems which additionally increase the effectiveness of ordinary standards for the security of property and persons.

Further, the installation, repair, maintenance, inspection, and management of mechanical barrier systems which additionally increase the effectiveness of ordinary standards for the security of property and persons.

Those interested in operating a business must obtain a license from the Trade Licensing Office. The licence is granted based on a written application.

Application for a license

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:

The application may only be submitted using the so-called Standard Registration Form.

Conditions for conducting the trade + application requisites and appendices

More specifics/annexes to the application

The application shall be accompanied by material demonstrating professional qualification. In this case, it means:

  1. higher education in a study programme and field focusing on mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications or information technology and 1 year's experience in the profession, or
  2. further vocational education in a field of study focusing on mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications or information technology and 2 years’ experience in the profession, or
  3. secondary education with a school-leaving examination in a field of study focusing on mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications or information technology and 2 years’ experience in the profession, or
  4. secondary education with a certificate of apprenticeship in a field of study focusing on mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications or information technology 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

Further, the good character of all employees under section 6(2) of Act No. 455/1991, Coll. as amended by Act No. 130/2008, Coll.) is required.

If all requirements have been met, the Trade Licensing Office will issue a decision on the application for a license within 30 days of receipt of the application at the local Trade Licensing Office. If the license is granted, the Trade Licensing Office will register it in the Trade Licensing Register within 5 days from the date of granting the license and issue a certificate to the business.

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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