Main information about the service

The Energy Regulatory Office grants licences for:

  • the generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity;
  • the production, transport, distribution, storage and trading of gas;
  • the production and distribution of thermal energy;
  • the activity of market operators.

Hint: Every licence holder for business in the energy sector must be assigned an identification number (IČ).

If, as an applicant for a business licence in the energy sector, as a natural person, you have never been assigned an ID number, or have been assigned an ID number in the past which is currently invalid, the Energy Regulatory Office will assign/activate that ID number based on the application which you are obliged to make at the same time as the license application or during the ongoing licensing procedure.

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Does this apply to me?

If you are a legal entity, a natural person or a natural person doing business, you meet the conditions for any branch (or multiple branches) of business in the energy sector and you intend to do business in the selected branch:

  • the generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity;
  • the production, transport, distribution, storage and trading of gas;
  • the production and distribution of thermal energy.

Service outcome

Decision to grant a license in the energy sector

Service benefit

The benefit of the service for you is obtaining authorization to do business in selected branches of the energy sector, such as the generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity, the production, transport, distribution, storage and trading of gas, and the production and distribution of thermal energy.

Hint: The activity of a market operator is specific, it is connected with the performance of public administration and the relevant licences have already been issued in accordance with the entry into force of the Energy Act.

When to address the service

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You can make use of the service at any time before starting up business in the energy sector.

How to get the service

What do you need when solving the service electronically

To obtain a license, you need to submit an application and attach the required documents and requisite items.

Hint 1: A template application form for natural and legal persons together with other required forms and a list of documents that must be attached to the application for a specific type of licence can be downloaded at the website of the Energy Regulatory Office.

Hint 2 If, as a natural person, you are simultaneously applying for the assignment or registration of an ID number, you will attach the application for the assignment/registration of an ID number to the application for the granting of a licence (or you will submit this application during the ongoing licensing procedure). The application for the assignment/registration of an ID number can be downloaded at the website of the Energy Regulatory Office.

e-Government portal

ePodání

Could be solved via e-identity

Ano

Is the service charged when solving electronically

Ano

The fee for electronically processed service

The amount of the administrative fee when processed electronically:
 

CZK 1,000

  • for the granting of a license for the production/generation of electricity, gas and thermal energy up to and including an installed capacity of 1 MW;
  • for the distribution of electricity, gas and thermal energy up to and including a transmission capacity of 1 MW;

CZK 10 000

  • for electricity transmission, gas transport and gas storage;
  • for the production/generation of electricity, gas and thermal energy with an installed capacity exceeding 1 MW;
  • for the distribution of electricity, gas and thermal energy with a transmission capacity exceeding 1 MW;

CZK 100,000

  • for trading in electricity and gas

The assignment or activation of an ID is free of charge.

Method of payment of administrative fees: up to and including CZK 5,000, the administrative fee can be paid with one or more excise stamps,

You can find guidance on paying the administrative fee on the ERÚ website.



 

What you’ll need to provide

You can submit an application for an energy sector business licence in person together with the other required documents at the Energy Regulatory Office’s relevant mail room, or send it by post.

You can find more information on the application requirements on the website of the Energy Regulatory Office.

Where to solve the service

You can submit an application for an energy sector business licence in person together with the other required documents at the Energy Regulatory Office’s relevant mail room, or send it by post.

The Energy Regulatory Office’s address: Energetický regulační úřad, Masarykovo náměstí 5, 586 01 Jihlava

Energy Regulatory Office branch offices:

  • Provozní 5491/1, 722 00 Ostrava
  • Jankovcova 1566/2b, Prague 7

Given that applications are processed at the Ostrava branch office, we recommend sending your application directly to the Ostrava branch address.

You can find more information on the application requirements on the website of the Energy Regulatory Office.

Is the service charged when solving in person?

Ano

The fee for in person processed service

The administrative fee for personally submitting the licence amendment application or for sending it by post is:

CZK 1,000

  • for the granting of a license for the production/generation of electricity, gas and thermal energy up to and including an installed capacity of 1 MW;
  • for the distribution of electricity, gas and thermal energy up to and including a transmission capacity of 1 MW;

CZK 10 000

  • for electricity transmission, gas transport and gas storage;
  • for the production/generation of electricity, gas and thermal energy with an installed capacity exceeding 1 MW;
  • for the distribution of electricity, gas and thermal energy with a transmission capacity exceeding 1 MW;

CZK 100,000

  • for trading in electricity and gas

The assignment or activation of an ID is free of charge.

Method of payment of administrative fees: up to and including CZK 5,000, the administrative fee can be paid with one or more excise stamps,

 

You can find guidance on paying the administrative fee on the ERÚ website.

Responsible Public Authority

Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu
Na Františku 1039/32
Staré Město
11000 Praha 1
Datová schránka: bxtaaw4
E-mail: posta@mpo.cz
Web: https://www.mpo.cz/

Addresses

Energetický regulační úřad
Masarykovo náměstí 91/5
58601 Jihlava
Datová schránka: eeuaau7
E-mail: podatelna@eru.cz
Web: www.eru.cz

Additional information about the service

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Communication language

Czech, Slovak

Compliance date: Last checked at 07.12.2020

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