Activities consisting of the preparation and sale of meals and drinks for immediate consumption in the facility in which they are sold. The trade also covers the provision of accommodation in any type of accommodation facility (e.g. hotel, motel, campsite or hostel) and in residential buildings, houses or family recreation centres. Provided the nature of the trade is preserved, sales can also be made through vending machines (drinks and refreshments), as complementary sales (such as tobacco products, souvenirs and basic toiletries), off-licence sales of food and drinks, the loan of newspapers and magazines, the loan of board or party games (such as cards or chess), and organising games (e.g. billiards, bowling, etc.).

Notification of an 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 conducting 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.

You can write your comments and proposals in the discussion forum.