Services for individuals

We provide individuals with a full visa service and deal with a whole range of other matters associated with their stay in the Czech Republic

Our specialisation

Immigration and visa service

There are several types of residence available in the Czech Republic and we can help you obtain them, depending on your national citizenship.

We will advise you in choosing the right kind of residence, help you deal with it and thereafter extend it. Provide us with power of attorney and we can represent you throughout the procedure or offer a helping hand with certain tasks.

The services provided

We mainly provide the following immigration and visa services:

  • Proposing the right procedure and choosing the most appropriate type of permit;
  • Completing and submitting visa or residence permit applications;
  • Help in assembling or securing the documents and papers required to obtain a visa or residence permit – proof of the purpose of residence, proof of having no criminal record, proof of solvency, proof of securing accommodation in the Czech Republic, confirmation of securing funds, certificate of passing an examination in Czech language for the purposes of permanent residence, recognition of a professional qualification certificate (recognising the equivalence of qualifications);
  • Ensuring the translation of documents and papers into Czech, official authentication of copies of documents, super legalisation and apostille;
  • Representation in dealings with authorities and other public institutions;
  • Arranging appoints at public institutions and methodical guidance (for acts that do not allow for representation and that require the applicant for residence be present in person);
  • Representation in appeal procedure if you are rejected, writing up and filing applications for consideration of the reasons of not awarding a residence permit;
  • Changing the purpose of your residence and reporting changes (name, address, marital status, passport, employer, work, employment in an additional position, employment with an additional employer, termination of employment, etc.);
  • Dealing with the paperwork involved in ending your residence;
  • Representation in the procedure involved in obtaining national citizenship of the Czech Republic, filing an application for the award of national citizenship and securing an ID card.

Types of residence in the Czech Republic

Non-EU citizens

EU citizen or family member of an EU citizen

If you are an EU citizen or a family member of an EU citizen, you can apply for the following types of residence:

The choice of type of residence generally depends on the purpose and planned length of stay in the Czech Republic. If you are unsure of which type of residence is the right one for you, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Other services

Dealing with life situations

During your stay you will find yourself in a number of everyday and less common life situations that you will need to deal with. You can contact us with anything that you are unsure of.

Services provided:
  • Help in finding a doctor, service providers (telephone, Internet, cleaner, gardener), suitable schools, etc.
  • Help in dealing with non-standard situations, for example transporting animals to the Czech Republic.
  • Help in dealing with complicated situations, for example if you lose your proof of identity or other papers.
  • Advice and assistance in special life situations and events – the birth of a child, a wedding, a divorce, being released from work, going into retirement, invalidity, the death of a family member, inheritance.
  • Consultation regarding other matters to concern your stay in the Czech Republic.

Assistance and translations

It can be difficult to find your way around an unknown environment, deal with everything required and find the required information without knowing the language. If your Czech is not very good, we will help you agree on and arrange everything required.

Services provided:
  • Personal assistance in acts requiring that the applicant be present in person at the relevant authority.
  • Accompaniment and participating in dealings with institutions (the police, a school, a hospital, a municipal authority, the land registry office, a notary, a court, etc.).
  • Help in finding your way around official documents, filling in and filing all types of forms and applications, etc.
  • Ensuring translations of documents and papers from Czech and into Czech, including translation for legal equivalence.
  • Arranging interpreters.

Work and undertaking a business

We will help you arrange everything required if you are looking for a new business opportunity in the Czech Republic or would like to become an employee of a Czech company.

Services provided:
  • Preparing the documents required to obtain a residence permit and work permit.
  • Help in obtaining a certificate of professional qualification.
  • Help in choosing the right trade, dealing with the administrative work involved in arranging a trade licence.
  • Setting-up or buying a company.
  • Help in setting up a data box for a self-employed person (for a natural person (individual) undertaking a business), in registering at the Tax Authority and at the district branch of the Czech Social Security Administration.
  • Intermediating advice in tax and accounting matters.
  • Securing a virtual place of business or help in finding premises for your business.
  • Assistance in looking for work or temporary employment.
Services provided:
  • Help in finding a doctor, service providers (telephone, Internet, cleaner, gardener), suitable schools, etc.
  • Help in dealing with non-standard situations, for example transporting animals to the Czech Republic.
  • Help in dealing with complicated situations, for example if you lose your proof of identity or other papers.
  • Advice and assistance in special life situations and events – the birth of a child, a wedding, a divorce, being released from work, going into retirement, invalidity, the death of a family member, inheritance.
  • Consultation regarding other matters to concern your stay in the Czech Republic.
Services provided:
  • Personal assistance in acts requiring that the applicant be present in person at the relevant authority.
  • Accompaniment and participating in dealings with institutions (the police, a school, a hospital, a municipal authority, the land registry office, a notary, a court, etc.).
  • Help in finding your way around official documents, filling in and filing all types of forms and applications, etc.
  • Ensuring translations of documents and papers from Czech and into Czech, including translation for legal equivalence.
  • Arranging interpreters.
Services provided:
  • Preparing the documents required to obtain a residence permit and work permit.
  • Help in obtaining a certificate of professional qualification.
  • Help in choosing the right trade, dealing with the administrative work involved in arranging a trade licence.
  • Setting-up or buying a company.
  • Help in setting up a data box for a self-employed person (for a natural person (individual) undertaking a business), in registering at the Tax Authority and at the district branch of the Czech Social Security Administration.
  • Intermediating advice in tax and accounting matters.
  • Securing a virtual place of business or help in finding premises for your business.
  • Assistance in looking for work or temporary employment.

Insurance

You must have valid health insurance to have residence in the Czech Republic. In certain cases you might also be subject to other obligations in relation to health insurance and social security. We will help you arrange the required health insurance and deal with other insurance matters.

Services provided:
  • Help in choosing health insurance.
  • Representation when arranging health insurance.
  • Informing you of your obligations towards insurance companies and help in complying with them.
  • The retrospective payment of insurance claims if you use the medical care of a medical facility that provides medical care without having a contract with any health insurance companies (non-contractual healthcare facility).
  • Arranging liability insurance, property insurance, vehicle insurance, frontier insurance or accident insurance.
  • Help in applying for the payment of an insurance claim.
  • Assistance in arranging other matters to concern health insurance and social security.
  • Advice on pensions, social contributions and parental contributions.

Transport services

If you don’t want to have to rely on public transport or taxis and would like to travel around the Czech Republic as a when you wish, there are certain matters you will have to deal with first – a valid driving licence, means of transport, compulsory insurance, etc. We will be happy to help you deal with everything required to become entirely independent of public transport.

Services provided:
  • Help in obtaining a driving licence.
  • Help in arranging a parking card.
  • Dealing with the matters involved in transporting a vehicle to or from the Czech Republic.
  • Advice on buying and selling a car or other means of transport, preparing a contract on the purchase or sale of a vehicle.
  • Registering a vehicle and reregistering a vehicle.
  • Making changes to the certificate of roadworthiness.
  • Arranging for the issue of a duplicate certificate of roadworthiness.
  • Assistance when your vehicle undergoes roadworthiness testing.
  • Arranging insurance for a vehicle, including frontier insurance for foreign vehicles.
  • Arranging the transfer of people and things throughout the Czech Republic.

Accommodation

Accommodation is one of the first fundamental matters you need to arrange to obtain residence in the Czech Republic. We will be happy to help you arrange short-term and long-term accommodation or your own property in line with your expectations.

Services provided:
  • Assistance in looking for accommodation.
  • Advice in issues of buying a property.
  • Arranging property insurance.
  • Help in renting apartments (with the preparation of contracts of lease, etc.).
  • Help in fully or part furnishing an apartment.
  • Intermediating removal services.
Services provided:
  • Help in choosing health insurance.
  • Representation when arranging health insurance.
  • Informing you of your obligations towards insurance companies and help in complying with them.
  • The retrospective payment of insurance claims if you use the medical care of a medical facility that provides medical care without having a contract with any health insurance companies (non-contractual healthcare facility).
  • Arranging liability insurance, property insurance, vehicle insurance, frontier insurance or accident insurance.
  • Help in applying for the payment of an insurance claim.
  • Assistance in arranging other matters to concern health insurance and social security.
  • Advice on pensions, social contributions and parental contributions.
Services provided:
  • Help in obtaining a driving licence.
  • Help in arranging a parking card.
  • Dealing with the matters involved in transporting a vehicle to or from the Czech Republic.
  • Advice on buying and selling a car or other means of transport, preparing a contract on the purchase or sale of a vehicle.
  • Registering a vehicle and reregistering a vehicle.
  • Making changes to the certificate of roadworthiness.
  • Arranging for the issue of a duplicate certificate of roadworthiness.
  • Assistance when your vehicle undergoes roadworthiness testing.
  • Arranging insurance for a vehicle, including frontier insurance for foreign vehicles.
  • Arranging the transfer of people and things throughout the Czech Republic.
Services provided:
  • Assistance in looking for accommodation.
  • Advice in issues of buying a property.
  • Arranging property insurance.
  • Help in renting apartments (with the preparation of contracts of lease, etc.).
  • Help in fully or part furnishing an apartment.
  • Intermediating removal services.

Bank services

Czech banking institutions often present themselves as being open to all clients. In reality, however, it is different when the applicant is a foreign national. In this case banks often have a problem providing the desired product and reject the application. We will do the maximum to increase your chances or getting the bank product you require.

Services provided:
  • Personal assistance or representation, when your presence is not required.
  • Applying to open an account of your choice – current payment account, savings account, business account or corporate bank account, etc.
  • Transferring a bank account to another bank when changing banks within the Czech Republic.
  • Closing an account.
  • Applying for the provision of a loan, leasing or a mortgage.

Legal services

Close cooperation with a tried-and-trusted law firm allows us to arrange quality legal services for you under favourable conditions.

Services provided:
  • Consultation regarding contracts (employment, lease, etc.).
  • Legal services when you buy a property.
  • Representation at court.
  • Legal services relating to business corporations.
  • Arranging notarial services.

Education

Having at least fundamental knowledge of the language is always an advantage when staying in a foreign country. We can intermediate Czech lessons for you at various levels, from absolute beginners to advanced.

If you plan to remain in the Czech Republic for good, you will need to pass a Czech language test. We can recommend you a suitable language school where you can prepare to take the Czech language test and where you will be able to take the test.

Services provided:
  • Personal assistance or representation, when your presence is not required.
  • Applying to open an account of your choice – current payment account, savings account, business account or corporate bank account, etc.
  • Transferring a bank account to another bank when changing banks within the Czech Republic.
  • Closing an account.
  • Applying for the provision of a loan, leasing or a mortgage.
Services provided:
  • Consultation regarding contracts (employment, lease, etc.).
  • Legal services when you buy a property.
  • Representation at court.
  • Legal services relating to business corporations.
  • Arranging notarial services.