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Current statistics on the development of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brno and the South Moravian Region can be found here.

The City will relieve COVID-affected businessmen of part of their rents, applications to be submitted by end of May

This year’s May, June and July’s rent at half the price. This is how the City wants to support businessmen who have rented municipal commercial spaces and at the same time, the governmental restrictions have banned or limited their business considerably (e.g. to a take-away window only). This measure does not apply to properties administered by city districts, their leaders decide about possible compensations independently. After postponing the payable date for rents (press release in Czech) which was approved by the City councillors at the end of March, the City follows with another step to support local businessmen in reaction to announced governmental compensation programmes. For May, June and July, they can pay a half-price rent only. It is necessary…

No more simplified rules for employee or blue card holders

Together with the state of emergency, also the simplified rules for the change of placement for holders of employee or blue cards ended on 11 April. As of 12 April, the change of employer or placement has to follow the regular rules defined by the Act on Stay of Aliens: employee card holders: the notification of the change of employer of replacement must be submitted to the Ministry of Interior at least 30 days in advance; change of employer is possible 6 months after the issuing of the card at the earliest;blue card holders: the change of employer or placement during the first 2 years is possible only after prior consent by the Ministry of Interior. Detailed information can be…

Driving Licences Division operates in full again

Last two weeks the municipality’s Driving Licences Division was closed and then operated to a limited extent. This was caused by an unfavourable pandemic situation and related quarantine measures. This situation has ceased and the division operates in full again. The agenda of the driving licences is operated as follows: Monday: 8:00 – 13:00 (without a reservation only)Monday: 13:00 – 17:00 (with an electronic reservation onlyTuesday: 8:00 – 12:00 (with an electronic reservation only)Wednesday: 8:00 – 13:00 (without a reservation only)Wednesday: 13:00 – 17:00 (with an electronic reservation only)Thursday: 8:00 – 12:00 (with an electronic reservation only)Friday: 8:00 – 12:00 (with an electronic reservation only) Available terms for electronic reservations can be found here: (the system is in Czech…
Governmental regulations

UPDATED: 4 July 2021, 13:54

What is new:

  • As of 9 July, 21 days from the first dose of vaccination (in case of two-dose vaccines) will not be enough to prove one’s noninfectiousness. Until one is fully vaccinated (i.e. 14 days from the completed vaccination), a negative test or a document of undergoing the disease in the last 180 days will be needed to prove the noninfectiousness.
  • The rules for returning from abroad are stricter again, all is summed up on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.
  • The measure on wearing face masks has been relaxed. People do not have to wear them outside (however, they are recommended e.g. on platforms).
Public charitable collection of the City of Brno

The City of Brno has launched a public charitable collection. Collected funds will be used to make good damages and solve problems caused by the coronavirus. In the first instance, they will be used in the area of social care.