Do Foreigners in Czechia Have to Pay Public TV & Radio Fees?

#LifeInCzechia Do you have a TV or/and a radio in your home? Are you in Czechia on either long-term residence permit or a permanent residence permit? Then you’re most likely obligated to pay what we call “concessionary fees”. These fees are used to finance public television and radio institutions in Czechia and have to be paid monthly by every household and business that owns a TV or a radio. Read this article to learn more.

Ruff Rules: 3 Things All Dog-Owners in Czechia Need to Keep in Mind

#LifeInCzechia As you probably noticed by now, Czechia is a dog-loving nation. There are pooches everywhere. In the park, on the tram, at work, even in cafés and some cinemas. That being said, having a dog is not all fun and games (or is it sploots and scritches?). There are some rules and obligations connected to being a dog owner in Czechia you need to be aware of. Keep reading to find out what you need to know!

Changes in the Law from August 2021: Health Insurance, Permits for EU Citizens, and Administration Fees

The Czech government amended the law about foreigners living in Czechia, valid from 2 August 2021. These changes include for example the obligation to purchase comprehensive health insurance solely from the insurance company PVZP for the first five years of their stay, the renaming of a residence permit document for EU citizens, administration fees of 200 CZK for residence permits and their extensions, and new identification documents for third-country citizens containing biometric data.

Municipal Waste Fees: Different in Every Czech City

Waste-collection is one of those topics you don’t think about every day. However, you should think about it at least once a year when it’s time to pay the municipal waste fee – especially if you live in Brno, Hradec Králové, and Olomouc. You may have not known this, but whether you have to pay or don’t depends on where in Czechia you live. Especially if you’re an expat.