COVID regulation from 26.11.2021

Because of the Covid 19 epidemic, the government enforced a 30-day state of emergency and enforced more strict measures against the spread of the disease. The wearing of respirators is obligatory in the workplace, in public transportation, public events irregardless of the number of attendees, in shops, services, medical facilities, clubs, casinos and other indoor areas with the exception of personal residences. Children up to 15 years of age do not have to wear respirators; the use of face masks is sufficient. Furthermore, the number of people attending public events is limited to 1,000 sitting people. Only 100 people can attend parties or balls. Everyone must be vaccinated or must have recovered from covid. There can be a maximum of 1 customer per 10 squared meters in shops and in restaurants there can be a maximum of 6 people per table if not from the same household. 

Restaurants and bars must close at 22 hours and open at the soonest at 4.59.  Eating and drinking is forbidden in shopping center restaurants, the consumption of alcohol in public places is also forbidden. The owners of restaurants or bars must check proof of non-infection. 

It is also forbidden to organize Christmas markets, only the sale of carps and Christmas trees will be allowed. 

The duration of quarantine after contact with a positive person is 7 days and it must be ended with a negative PCR test. Antigen tests nor PCR tests are no longer considered as proof of non-infection, only a complete vaccination or proof of experiencing the illness in the last 180 days is accepted. The companies have an obligation to test their non-vaccinated employees once a week and pupils of elementary and high schools are also obligated to be tested on a regular basis. 

For more information about COVID 19, please visit the Current information on COVID-19 – The official information portal of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic (   


Part of the services of our centre will move to a new address during December.

The Centre for Foreigners JMK will be closed for visits from 15.12 until 19.12. If you will need to contact our infocentre during these days, you can write to or call +420 734 510 213.

The Adaptation-integration courses of 16.12 will take place without change at our former address.

If your Czech language course would change addresses, you will get information from your teacher.

Legal and social consultations will not be available from 15.12.2022 until 16.1.2023 in the offices at Mezírka 1, but in offices of our partners OPU and Diecézní Charita Brno. We will inform you of the place of consultation when you reserve a meeting.

Our infocentre will be at the new address Kounicova 13 from 20.12. It will only take you 3 additional minutes to get there. Od 20.12.