#LifeInCzechia The Czech Ministry of the Interior has announced a significant change in its policy regarding language exams for applicants seeking permanent residence in the Czech Republic. As of the beginning of the new year, the ministry plans to cease issuing and reimbursing vouchers for language exams and increase the price limit for these exams. This change is part of a broader amendment to government regulations aimed at streamlining the process for permanent residence applicants, including those applying through the highly skilled worker scheme and those seeking Czech citizenship. While this move has raised concerns among some individuals, there are strong reasons for supporting this change.
The drums are drumming and….We hereby announce that the Foreigners company is opening a new branch in Pardubice! We can proudly say that the Foreigners team is like a big family. We appreciate each other. We help each other. We grow together. Because Together We Move the World Forward. This time we are delighted to announce that our long-term employee Martina Chalupníková has decided to make a significant step in her career and open a new branch of the Foreigners company in her hometown Pardubice! And we are more than happy!
#LatestNewsCzechia Good news for Ukrainian refugees! You now have the option to extend your Temporary Protection (TP) until 31 March 2024! The Czech government has finally passed the new amendment of Lex Ukraine, known as Lex Ukraine IV. How do you extend? And what is the deadline for extension? We’ve summed it all up for you.
#LatestNewsCzechia Are you self-employed? Then you should familiarise yourself with Data Mailboxes, because you will have it set up automatically from 1 January 2023. In this article, you’ll learn about what is a Data Mailbox, what are the advantages and benefits of owning one, and who is obligated to use it.
#ForeignersTeam After more than 13 years in business, we have decided to change our visual! And we are in love with our new corporate identity! The light green colour was replaced by a more sophisticated dark green. Why did we opt to do this? And what is involved in a change like this? You can read all about this in the following article!
#LatestNewsCzechia As you probably know, the energy crisis in Czechia isn’t going away anytime soon. And with the heating season starting earlier this year, things might get financially difficult for some households. This article sums up how the Czech government is fighting energy poverty and what you can do at home to stay warm without going bankrupt.
#LatestNewsCzechia Did your energy provider increase your monthly utility deposits? That’s probably because of the energy crisis looming over Europe. Due to the war in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions placed on Russia, the price of electricity has been going up. In this article, we will explain the reasons and what you can do about it.
#LatestNewsCzechia The number of COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic is increasing. Therefore, some hospitals decided to reintroduce preventive measures. But no need to worry – experts say the current infection has reached its peak and will decline from now on. However, if you are still feeling uneasy, you can now get the fourth dose of the vaccine. Read more about the current status of testing and entry into the Czech Republic in the following article.
#LifeInCzechia When you move to a new country, adapting can take a long time. Making an effort to communicate and to share experiences may shorten this period. As a fresh expat who has been in Brno for one month, I can easily see that we all go through the same process. With this in mind, Foreigners agency has opened a Facebook group called #LifeinCzechia.
#LatestNewsCzechia Are you planning on doing something fun on Green (Maundy) Thursday? You’ll be glad to know that you won’t have to wear your respirator on the way there if you’re taking the bus! On Thursday, 14 April, one of the last COVID-19 restrictions will finally be lifted! Additionally, all measures for people returning from abroad have been cancelled.