Trade License

The definition of TRADE means you are an independent, self – employed person, in your own name with the purpose of making a profit.
Documents needed:

      • your criminal history background (your criminal record/excerpt from the Penal register)
      • your passport
      • signed statement from your landlord that you can use your home address for business purposes
      • your rental agreement or accomodation confirmation (with a clearly stated section that shows the duration of the lease)
      • you need to fill in the application form for the trade license

Depending on what you are getting your Živnostenský list for, you may need to show proof of education or professional experience.
All documents not in Czech must be officially translated into Czech and legalized. Particulars of the application may not be older than 90 days.

After you submit all the required documents, the license is processed within one week.
Before you start doing business you must register with the financial office to receive your tax ID number called IČO. You are also obliged to register with social security office and pay social insurance every month.
Taxes are due by March 31 every following year.
With a power of attorney we are able to arrange Živnostenský list for you.

We charge 5 500 CZK plus individual fees max. 3000 CZK (translation, notary fees etc. – these fees are mostly absent)

For further information don´t hesitate to contact us!

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PraguExpats