Bakery and pastry production - licencing step by step

1. 8. 2019 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

The reception, storage and preparation of raw materials, the production of dough and paste, their processing (for example by rolling, pressing, spraying, dividing, whipping, modelling or cutting), heat treatment (such as baking, drying, frying, boiling, roasting or microwave heating), filling (before or after the heat treatment), and surface finishing (such as the sprinkling, icing, glazing, coating, decorating, or spreading) of bakery and confectionery products. The production of ice cream.

The trade also covers the production of cereal mixtures, products from various mixtures, expanded and extruded products, confectionery, chocolate and chocolate sweetmeats and baking frozen oven-ready bakery products. It also allows arrangements of confectionery and bakery products, ice creams, frozen creams and other specialities and the sale of coffee, tea and soft drinks. These can be served for immediate consumption in the premises where the trade is carried out

Notification of an unqualified 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 (see conditions for carrying on the trade) should be attached to the notification. 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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