Installation, repair, inspection and testing of lifting equipment - licencing step by step
1. 8. 2019 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic
Installation, repair, inspection and testing of specified lifting equipment, e.g. hoists and mobile hoists with a loading capacity over 5,000 kg, cranes with a loading capacity over 5,000 kg, mobile working platforms with a lifting height exceeding 3 m, building lifts with a lift height exceeding 3 m also used for transporting people. Lifts as permanent parts of construction sites with a loading capacity exceeding 100 kg and with a lifting height exceeding 2 m, and shelve stackers with vertically mobile operating positions.
Lifts as permanent parts of construction sites with a loading capacity exceeding 100 kg and with a lifting height exceeding 2 m, and shelve stackers with vertically mobile operating positions.
1) Notification of a vocational trade
The notification is submitted:
- at any trade licence office
- via public administration contact points (the so-called Czech POINT) – in Czech only
- electronically, via the information system provided by the Register of Trade Business
Form of submission
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.
2) Verification of professional competence and issue of authorisation
In order to carry out the activity, an entrepreneur must obtain an authorisation from the Technical Inspection of the CR in accordance with Sec. 6a, Art. 1c) of the Act no 174/1968 Coll. for special technical equipment.
- Act No. 19/1979 Coll. – The Executive Regulation of Law No. 174/1968 Coll
The application form for verification of the professional competence and issue of the authorisation is available on the website of the Technical Inspection of the CR (form “Žádost o oprávnění pro zahraniční subjekty ZZ” – in Czech only). The form contains all necessary information regarding the submission and subsequent verification of the professional competence. The applicant shall send the application form to the directorate of the TIČR either via post: P.O. BOX č. 107, Praha 8, 180 00, U Balabenky 1908/6 or online via email: email@example.com (electronic signature required) or data box (ID yt499qv).
The business may be conducted after fulfilling all the above stated requirements.
All other forms are available at ticr.eu websites
- Recognition of qualifications in business in the Czech Republic
- Leasing property in the Czech Republic
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