Soil sampling - licencing step by step

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

The activity consists of sampling and chemical analysis of soil.

Persons wanting to conduct this activity must obtain a licence from the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture. The licence shall be awarded based on the submission of a written application.

Request for the licence to conduct agro-chemical soil sampling

The application shall include:

  • documentary proof of full secondary vocational education in the field of agriculture, chemistry or biology
  • list of technical equipment (soil sample probing bars, soil sample sieve, workplace with adequate soil sample storage, drying and sieving capacity, Windows OS PC, printer and agricultural GPS co-ordinate reader)

Further information on the licence proceedings

The Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture shall conduct an on-site investigation during which it shall review technical equipment and specialist knowledge of the field; it shall issue the licence (there is no statutory time limit for ruling on the application).

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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