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Covid - Gastro – Closed establishments - The call has ended

The program is intended for entrepreneurs (physical or legal persons) who carry out business activities on the basis of the Trade Licensing Act and have been directly restricted from conducting business activities on the basis of crisis measures taken by the government on the October 14, 2020, and who have employees or directly cooperating with self - employed persons.The initial allocation of funds for the program is 2.5 billion CZK.

The program covers a defined ranger of sector and eligible applicants affected by the crisis measures and restrictions. The applicant must have an employee, and/or a person cooperating as a self-employed person, and / or an executive director (only when the contract specifies the duties of a director). The applicant must prove that its sales decreased in the period of the 4th quarter of 2020 compared to the 4th quarter of 2019, the decrease was at least 30% (in case of a startup, we compare the period from October 1, 2019 to the third quarter of 2020). The condition is that the applicant does not suspend activity for the following three months from the date of receiving the support.

Purpose / conditions: The subsidy is provided for the costs of operating and maintaining business activities, such as personnel costs, costs of materials, services (incl. Leasing), depreciation, taxes and fees, loan repayments, overheads, etc.

Maximum amount of support: The amount of support is 400 CZK for each employee and the day for which the activity was limited on the basis of government measures. The calculation includes employees working in the given sector (and / or cooperating persons of self-employed persons and / or executives with a contract for the performance of the function of an executive role) who were registered for the payment of insurance premiums at the Czech Social Security Administration as of October 31, 2020. In the case of part-time employees, the applicant shall take into account the relevant coefficient of a full-time conversion.

Decisive period: October 9, 2020 - January 10, 2021, compensation will be provided for the days that the relevant establishment was closed within this period.

Deadline for applications: January 18, 2021 from 9 AM - March 15, 2021 until 4 PM

How to submit the application: Through the information system accessible from the AIS MIT Portal. Pay attention! Before working on the portal, it is necessary to establish an active identity of a physical person (account), the so-called eIdentity. Applications can be submitted, modified and evaluated, but the release of grant funds will be possible only after the notification of the Program by the European Commission, which is still ongoing. All necessary confirmations and forms are prepared for the applicant in the information system.

Instructions for applicants:

We recommend applicants to communicate about their submitted application primarily through the Notice Board in the AIS MIT system (czech only). This is the most reliable way to communicate directly with the administrator of your application.

The information system contains all the necessary forms to fill in directly into the system. The information system will be implemented by the applicant's information system during the application process.


Methodological support for applicants (Mon-Fri 8:30 AM–4:30 PM):


Technical support for AIS MIT application users (Mon-Fri 8:30 AM–4:30 PM):

phone number: +420 841 135 135

If you plan to apply for the compensation bonus, study the material prepared for the MIT program, you can download it online (only in czech):

You can combine  COVID - Gastro - Closed establishments with other support programs (Antivirus + COVID Rent II / III).

You can use the calculator (only in czech) created by the MIT for the purpose of calculating the total monthly subsidy for the time when your business was closed.