This activity consists in the installation, repair and maintenance of internal cold and hot water, sewerage and gas distribution systems (including attachments) including the installation of fittings and appliances and the performance of pressure tests (including commissioning) in residential, civil and industrial buildings using mechanical coupling, gluing, welding, soldering or other technologies. The installation, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of internal heating distribution systems, exchange and residence stations, irrespective of the medium used, including the installation of fittings and appliances (including commissioning), the performance of tests and the regulation of central heating systems in residential, civil and industrial buildings using the full range of installation technologies.

The trade also covers basic and finishing work relating to plumbing activities, including the connection of air conditioning, work related to the installation of boilers, radiators and distribution pipelines, including ancillary construction work.

Notification of a vocational 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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