Procedures and/or documents that are necessary to be able to work in this country
Documents of completed education, criminal record.
Official licensing body in the country
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
Contact for Work Permit and/or Visa
a citizen of the Czech Republic does not need a work permit.
Is a job offer required before a Work Permit/Visa is issued?
If a job applicant is not a citizen of the Czech Republic, the work permit issued by the Labour Office.
Main local and/or official language(s)
Are hygienists qualified overseas required to sit the country's national examination?
No. There is no examination.
Information on the local working environment
information about the working environment in the Czech Republic are available primarily to labor offices.
Standard tasks that a hygienist is allowed to undertake in the country
All tasks except local anaesthesia or restorative functions unless permitted by dentist.
|Total Population||10.51 million|
|Number of Dental Hygienists, Female / Male||885/ 11|
|Number of Dentists||7622|
|Number of Dental Hygiene Schools / Students per year||9 schools / 80 students per year|
|Practicing Dental Hygienists: Full-time / Part-time||69% / 31%|
|Number of Dental Hygienists in private sector / public sector||95% / 5%|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Clinicians||82%|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Educators||3%|
|Hygienists practicing as Administrators and/or Consultants||2%|
|Number of Dental Hygienists in other practice settings||17%|
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NOTE: The information provided above is for general guidance only. The International Federation of Dental Hygienists advises all hygienists to contact the country’s relevant licensing bodies and agencies for current information and regulations.