Installation, repair, testing, and all inspections of electrical equipment for residential, industrial, and agricultural structures, power plants, transformer stations, substations: installation and reconstruction of traction lines, power distribution systems, equipment of supply and switching stations and fixed electric traction installations. Implementation of wiring, installation supervision, and verification testing of designed systems, networks, circuits, and installations. Maintenance of public lighting.

Maintenance of public lighting.

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. 73/2010 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 theTechnical Inspection of the CR (“Žádost o oprávnění pro zahraniční subjekty EZ” – 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).

The business may be conducted after fulfilling all the above stated requirements.

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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