Notification Obligation to the Foreign Police

If you provide accommodation to foreigners, you are subject to the obligations under Act No. 326/1999 Coll., on the Residence
of Foreign Nationals in the Territory of the Czech Republic.

An accommodation provider (landlord) is considered to be anyone that provides accommodation in return for remuneration,
or that provides accommodation to more than 5 aliens.


Accommodation Provider’s Obligations:

  • The accommodation provider is required to notify the police
    of the alien’s accommodation within 3 working days
    of the starting date of accommodation.

  • Maintaining a guest register and, if requested, presenting it to the police for inspection; in case of an inspection, the accommodation provider is obliged to present the guest register containing the personal data of aliens accommodated at that time.

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Beware, ignorance of the law is not an excuse; you are responsible for fulfilling your duties.