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Is there cash assistance available? Who is eligible? How does someone apply?

If you are under temporary protection, you are eligible for a humanitarian allowance of CZK 5 000 / month. (source: leaflets in Czech mceclip0.png and Ukrainian mceclip0.png from Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs mceclip0.png). This allowance may be paid once or repeatedly - depending on the individual needs.

How do I set up a bank account?

You can open a free bank account with:

  • CฬŒSOB mceclip0.png - for citizens with a Czech humanitarian visa, the bank immediately invests 2,500 CZK in the account.
  • ฤŒeskรก Spoล™itelna mceclip0.png - offer free bank account set up as well and invests 3 000 CZK into your account.
How do I withdraw cash or exchange my currencies?

Like anywhere in the EU, you can withdraw cash from any ATM (some may charge a fee).

Unfortunately, if you have Ukrainian Hryvnia cash you cannot change those at the moment. The EU countries currently working on a solution. We recommend you to withdraw the money from the ATM.

How do I pay taxes in a country?

If you are officially employed in Czech Republic, your employer pays taxes on your behalf (there are deductions from your monthly wages i.e. for social security). Detailed info at taxsummaries.pwc.com mceclip0.png.

If I already work remotely, how should I pay my taxes?

If your remote job is within Czech Republic, your employer will take care of taxes.

If your remote job is outside of Czech Republic or you are a freelancer, please talk to a tax expert. There is a double taxation agreement in place between Ukraine and Czech Republic to avoid double taxation. For more information please visit www.expats.cz mceclip0.png.

How can I send money back to Ukraine?

Most banks can operate transfers to Ukrainian accounts without any issues. Alternatively, you can use online banks, like Revolut, Paypal or TransferWise.