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Obligation of an Employer or a Legal or a Natural Person

a) in the employment of citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland and their family members in the Czech Republic

If a citizen of the EU/EEA and Switzerland or a member of their family is employed, the employer or a legal person or a natural person must notify the Regional Office of the Labour Office of the Czech Republic competently according to the place of work (at the latest on the day of entry of such persons) (sample download information). No other documents are required by the employer on the completed form.

Upon termination of employment, the employer is obliged to notify this fact to the relevant Regional Office of the Labour Office of the Czech Republic within not more than 10 calendar days after termination of the employment (sample download information).

b) when sending citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland and their family members to work in the Czech Republic

If a citizen of the EU/EEA and Switzerland or a member of their family is employed, the legal or natural person who has entered into an agreement with a foreign employer under which the EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members are despatched to fulfil the tasks under this contract shall be obliged to notify the Regional Office of the Labour Office of the Czech Republic competently according to the place of work (at the latest on their day of entry) (sample download information). No other documents are required by the employer on the completed form.

Upon termination of employment, the legal or natural person is obliged to notify this fact to the relevant Regional Office of the Labour Office of the Czech Republic within not more than 10 calendar days after termination of the employment (sample download information).

Keeping Records and Storing Documents

The employer is required to keep records of citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland and their family members who are employed.

In addition, a legal or a natural person who has concluded a contract with a foreign employer on the basis of which foreigners have been despatched to the territory of the Czech Republic to fulfil the tasks arising from this contract is obliged to keep records of these foreigners.

The identity of the natural person, their address in the country of residence and the address for the delivery of the consignments, the travel document number and the name of the authority which issued it, the type of work, the place of work and the period of time for which the work should be performed, the gender of the natural persons, the date of commencement and date of termination of employment or despatch by an employer established in another member state of the European Union shall be included in the records.

The employer or a legal or a natural person that has concluded a contract with a foreign employer on the basis of which these persons have been despatched to the territory of the Czech Republic to perform the tasks arising from this contract is obliged to report any change to such data within 10 calendar days after the change occurred or when the employer or person became aware of it.

The employer is obliged to keep copies of documents proving the permit for a foreigner to reside in the territory of the Czech Republic: such copies are to be kept for the duration of the employment and for a period of 3 years after the termination of employment of the foreigner.

Last updated: 20. 11. 2018
The person responsible for complete information: sekce 4, oddělení 401. Dotazy vyřizuje: tel. 844 844 803, callcentrum(a)mpsv.cz
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