Entries by Toli

Paternity leave for fathers in the Czech Republic

The exciting news is forthcoming and it will directly affect the modern day family unit in the Czech Republic. It looks like mothers will get more support from fathers and simultaneously fathers will have the chance to bond with their newborn. One study reveals that even minimal father involvement in early care increases the likelihood […]

Parental Leave Benefits and Maternal Bonuses

If you are pregnant or have a newborn, there’s good news on the horizon. Maternity support in the Czech Republic is about to get a serious adjustment, one that will make many mothers, and fathers, very happy.   By the year 2020, parental benefits are set to rise from 220,000 CZK to 300,000 CZK. That’s […]

The flu season has begun in the Czech Republic.

The number of respiratory diseases cases has already risen to epidemic proportions. There are 1,715 cases per 100,000 patients. Epidemic “status” is given at 1500 cases. Last Friday the country’s Chief Hygienist, Eva Gottvald, announced that in the past week, the number of patients rose almost one fifth. The highest mortality rate from the flu […]

Czech Partner visa and Relationship statistics

Some people call it the “Czech Partner visa” or “relationship visa”, officially it is called the temporary residency for EU family member. At PragueExpats we have approved our 500th filing last week and have interesting statistics to share on the relationships between EU members and other nationalities. So, most common relationships between nationalities according to the […]

7 biggest and fatal mistakes of expats which shouldn’t happen

1. Registration with Czech foreign policy. Every expat (person with citizenship outside of Czech Republic) should register with foreign policy within 3 days of arrival and EU member expats within 30 days 2. Overstaying of US citizens in the EU before visa approval in the Czech embassy. Czech embassy may invite you for an interview serval […]

Tax refund or originally discount for kids for families with children

The Czech social and financial tax system is always fair with the residents who are fair with the system! Whether you are a foreigner of the developing country with long term or permanent residency, EU citizen or you are simply a Czech citizen, the social and maternity support doesn’t  have any discrimination about your legal […]

New Year ‘s Fireworks Prague 2019

The theme of the fireworks show is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. and will be accompanied by musical accompaniment. The Show will take 10 minutes and 42 seconds WHEN: 1. 1. 2019 at 6 pm WHERE: Letenské sady, Prague 7 OUR TIP:  They are best viewed from Dvořákovo nábřeží, Pařížská Street, Čechův […]

Proof of funds for Czech Business visa renewal

Dear PraguExpats, If you hope to extend your business visa or long-term residency in 2019, make sure that you don’t forget about any income invoicing for your annual tax report 2018. Your proof of income will be your annual tax report for 2018 for your visa extensions in 2019! The Immigration office has a fixed […]