The activity consists of the purposive seeking of ammunition or explosives using detection equipment and their identification using the stipulated means, or their recovery, supervision during groundwork during which the discovery of ammunition or explosives is expected, as well as the identification of found ammunition or explosives.

The applicant must first obtain a pyrotechnic certificate from the district mining authority, which is a condition for granting of a concession by the trades licensing office. The concession is granted based on a written application.

Procedure for obtaining authorisation:

  1. Application for issuance of a pyrotechnic certificate
  2. Application for granting a concession

1) Application for issuance of a pyrotechnic certificate

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2) Application for granting of a trade permit

The application 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:

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

Conditions for carrying on the trade + application requisites and appendices

Further application details/appendices

In addition to documents proving professional qualifications, the documents on fulfilment of the reliability condition according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll., as amended, must be attached to the application for issuance of a concession deed for the trade "Conducting Pyrotechnic Research."

  • i.e. certificate issued by the Interior Ministry of the Czech Republic according to Section 4(1) of Act No. 451/1991 Coll., as amended ("screening certificate") and
  • affidavit according to Section 4(3) of Act No. 451/1991 Coll., as amended.

The documents on fulfilment of the reliability condition according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll. do not have to be submitted by persons born after 1 December 1971.

The trades licensing office decides on the concession application within 30 days from the date of delivering the application to the local trades licensing office, provided all the requirements are fulfilled. Within 5 days from coming into effect of the decision on granting the concession, the trades licensing office performs entry in the trades register and issues an extract to the business operator.

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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