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Health Care in Czech Republic

Pension The Czech pension system has three parts – a mandatory basic level, a complimentary part you pay towards through the state. And the third part, which is the voluntary insurance aspect. However, there have been changes and it would be rather advisable for you to check with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. For life certificates from the UK Pension Service reply as quickly as possible otherwise your benefit may be stopped. Call the IPC on 0191 218 7777 . If you receive a UK...

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Moving to Czech Republic from the UK

Customs Although Britain is not a member of the Schengen area, and therefore customs formalities apply, because we are members of the EU, there is little of consequence to concern the average Briton moving to Czech Republic from the UK. Currency — there are no restrictions. Free import of goods bought from the EU with some restrictions on the amount of alcohol and cigarettes. Medicines for personal use only. Registering Essentials As a citizen of the EU, British people do not require a visa or residency permit...

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Relocating to Czech Republic

Bohemia, defenestration and castles The random fun fact that sets you in the right mind frame when you consider relocating to Czech Republic is that there are more castles per acre than anywhere else in the world. Considering its situation in the centre of greedy Europe this is hardly surprising. There are more than 2 000 castles today. Prague castle is the largest castle in the world by over 18 acres. It was the setting for the creation of the title Baron Highfall. The famous act of defenestration...

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Driving in Czech Republic

Public Transport in Czech Republic Prague has one of the best public transportation systems in Europe. So you’ll find yourself using public transport more often than driving in Czech Republic. In Prague the main operator is the DPP which operates the metro, trams, buses, the funicular railway and the chairlift at the zoo. The transport is efficient, frequent, clean and safe. It is also logical with a clear signing system and onboard displays — very reassuring for the traveller new to the area. They are also not too...

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Social Life in Czechia

Language To help you dive into the social life in Czechia you should learn at least the basics of the official language in Czech Republic, which is Czech. This is a Slavonic language like Slovak, Polish, Serbian, Russian, Croatian and Bulgarian. Although the alphabet used is the Latin one, they use lots of diacritical marks (accents), making one letter for one sound — and their marks can change the meaning and pronunciation of words. You will find that in Prague many people do speak English, and German, but...

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Living in Czech Republic

Considering that Bohemia is the border between Eastern and Central Europe you get the best of both world. High quality of life and affordable prices. Outside of Prague cost of living in Czech Republic is surprisingly low. Buying a House in Czech Republic A residency permit will enable you to buy property in the Czech Republic. These are the steps you need to take: Find the property. Commission a report on the title and quality of the property. Your attorney and estate agent will draw up “an intent...

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Moving to Czech Republic

First experience in the Czech Republic. Culture shock, how easy it is to find things. Are the locals helpful? Do they speak English? One of the first things you’ll notice about the Czech Republic is the beauty of the old buildings and the rich history. As a country, there is a lot of diversity; Prague is a relatively modern city and finding services and help will be substantially easier there than compared to smaller towns. When I lived in the Czech Republic a simple Google search brought what...

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