Czech Republic: Labor Market Access for Select Foreign Nationals

Key Points 

  • The Czech Republic will permit nationals of nine countries free access to the Czech labor market beginning 1 July 2024 

Overview of the Labor Market Changes 

The government of the Czech Republic will introduce free access to the Czech labor market for citizens of nine countries beginning 1 July 2024. These countries include:  

  • Australia, 
  • New Zealand, 
  • U.S., 
  • Canada, 
  • Great Britain, 
  • Israel, 
  • Japan, 
  • South Korea, 
  • Singapore. 

Eligible foreign nationals can start new employment anytime and will not have to wait to receive the Notification of Compliance from the Ministry of the Interior. However, eligible foreign nationals must notify the government of changes within 3 days of starting new employment.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the Czech government’s website and Envoy Global’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at Corporate Immigration Partners, P.C., or another qualified professional of your choosing. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult your Envoy representative, or another qualified representative of your choosing.