Changes in Personal Data, Duplicate of a Certificate

In the case of changes to the personal data of a certificate holder stated on the certificate (first name, surname, nationality), the certificate holder is obliged to apply for a change to the professional competence certificate. In case of loss or theft of the certificate, there is a possibility to issue a duplicate of the certificate.

The applicant shall submit an application:

  • in printed form (pdf form available in Czech and English; contacts are available here) by post or personally, or
  • electronically by completing the form ZFO No. 9 (in Czech language) (interactive - electronic signature or data mailbox required). In the form, the applicant has to tick a box "Application for the issue of a professional competence certificate" and select a reason for the issue of the certificate:"Changes to the personal data of a certificate holder" / "Duplicate of a certificate".

When applying for a duplicate of a certificate, applicant must also submit a declaration of honour of the certificate holder on a loss of the certificate, or a protocol issued by the Police of the Czech Republic in case of theft.

An administrative fee for changing a special competence certificate of CZK 200 (changes) / CZK 100 (duplicate) is to be paid in advance to the CTU account. A copy of receipt should be attached to the application. (Payment by stamps is also possible; cash payment is not allowed.)