Activities associated with the installation, repair, retrofitting, inspection and testing of specified gas equipment, such as steam and liquid boilers, whose design pressure exceeds 0.07 MPa and where the temperature of the working fluid exceeds the boiling point at this pressure, stationary pressure vessels whose highest operating pressure exceeds 0.07 MPa and which contain gases, vapour or caustic, poisonous and explosive liquids of any temperature, or any liquids with a temperature that exceeds their boiling point with an overpressure of 0.07 MPa, pressurised metal gas containers for the transportation of gases whose critical temperature is lower than +50 °C, or gases whose absolute pressure (vapour pressure) is higher than 0.3 MPa at a temperature of +50 °C. Repair and inspection of fire extinguishers.

The trade also covers the installation, repair, inspection and testing of non-dedicated pressure equipment and preparatory and finishing work related to the installation and repair of pressure equipment.

1) 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.

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. 18/1979 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 TZ” – 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: (electronic signature required) or data box (ID yt499qv).

All other forms are available at websites

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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