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Open a Restaurant in Czech Republic

Updated on Monday 11th December 2017

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Open-a-Restaurant-in-Czech-Republic.jpgCzech Republic represents an attractive business market for businessmen involved in various commercial fields; investors who are interested in the catering industry can set up a restaurant here, but in order to do so, a set of procedures has to be completed. Furthermore, this type of commercial activity requires several permits and licenses which testify that the business respects the local standards in terms of consumer safety. Our Czech company formation specialists can provide assistance for the incorporation of a company and can offer more details on the business opportunities that may arise here. 


Company registration in Czech Republic 

In order to incorporate a company in Czech Republic, both local and foreign investors must respect a procedure comprised of several compulsory steps. Our Czech company formation consultant can provide you with assistance throughout the following phases: 
propose a trading name, which can be registered at the Czech Ministry of Justice;
the articles of association are notarized with the help of a public notary; the notary can certify the lease agreement in which the restaurant will held its activities;
deposit the minimum required capital in a special bank account, which can be opened at a local bank; in order to open a corporate bank account in Czech Republic, the entrepreneur will have to provide the notarized articles of association;
obtain trading licenses from the Trade License Office, which will further notify the Ministry of Interior about the incorporation on the new company;
register at the Regional Commercial Court; according to the amendment  of the Law no. 304/2013, applicable since May 2015, notaries are allowed to register a limited liability company at the Commercial Registry of the Regional Commercial Court;
register at the Tax Office for value added tax
register for social security and health insurance.

Restaurants in Czech Republic 

Foreign investors who want to establish a company in Czech Republic should know that the restaurant industry is developing here, as the consumers’ habits are changing, in the sense that they are more interested in serving a meal at a restaurant; also, the economy in Czech Republic is showing positive results. 
The profile of the business owners who have a restaurant is represented by small entrepreneurs in a proportion of 99%, while 1% is accounting for large international food corporations. 
If you need further information on the restaurant industry in Czech Republic, please contact our Czech company formation agents, who can offer you assistance on any matter related with this industry. 


  • Christina 2016-03-10

    I've been thinking about opening a restaurant in Czech Republic, but in a small establishment that would fit a maximum number of 50 persons.

  • Marjan 2016-12-26

    Hi. I would like to get more informations of how to open a Balkan cuisine restaurant in Prague. What is the legal procedures and the estimated budget for mid size restaurant up to 100 guests capacity. Best Regards.

    Hello, you can send us your request at office@czech-lawyers.com and one of our specialists in company formation will answer you as soon as possible.   

  • Maryam 2017-07-09

    Hello, I'd like to open an Iranian restaurant in Prague. I need more infomation about this, please.

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