“CHILDCARE” bonus III. for the self-employed (OSVČ) - MAY

Michaela Fillette

Childcare bonus for the period: 1.5.- 31.5.2020

Starting date for receipt of applications: 12.6.2020

Deadline for the applications: 10.7.2020

You can apply just for the days, when your kid was NOT in the school/kindergarten. If your kid went to school after 25.5.2020, you can`t apply for the childcare bonus for 25. – 31.5.2020.

Who can apply:

A self-employed person for the main activity, which, due to extraordinary measures of the Ministry of Health against the spread of COVID-19 infection, cannot carry out (fully or partly) its business activity due to care for:

• a child attending school or other childcare facilities that have been closed following a resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic on the adoption of a crisis measure in connection with the spread of COVID-19 infection and is under 13 years;

• dependent child up to the age of 26, who is dependent on the assistance of another person at least at level I (slight dependence) if they cannot attend school because of its closure

• a person who is dependent on the assistance of another person at least in level I (slight dependence) who was temporarily placed in the home care due to the closure of welfare facilities where they otherwise reside. Amount of the bonus: 424 CZK/day

How to apply:

- Fill in the form in Czech: https://osetrovne.mpo.cz/info/

- Sign the form

- Send it through your databox (ID wnswemb) or by mail to:


Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu

Na Františku 32

110 15 Praha 1

(or by email, but ONLY with electronic signature to fpmpo20@mpo.cz)

What to send:

Signed form (no need to sign it, if you send it through your databox)

NO NEED to send a proof that the school or kindergarten was closed. You just need to identify the school in the application.