From July 2023, new rules for financial assistance to Ukrainians who have received temporary protection in the Czech Republic will apply. The new draft law “Lex Ukrajina”, which refers to changes in the rules for payments to Ukrainians, has now been approved and will come into force in April 2023. March 12, 2023 0 2 min
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What does the Czech Republic provide to Ukrainians now?
For the first 6 months, Ukrainians receive 5,000 kroons per month, then 4,860 kroons for adults and 3,490 for children. Payments can only be received by those Ukrainians who do not receive free housing and food.
What will the new bill “Lex Ukrajina” change in the Czech Republic?
- First payments will be reduced to 4860 kroons.
- The amount of payments will also depend on income refugees. This information must be provided when sending documents for payment.
- Refugees with disabilities and pensioners will receive more – 7290 kroons for adults and 5235 kroons for children.
- For children from 6 to 10 years old, the humanitarian payment will be 1.2 times the subsistence minimum.
- The amount of the state payment will be reduced to 3130 kroons for an adult if he does not find a job within 150 days from the date of receipt of temporary protection.
- The amount of assistance will be calculated using a special formula: the amount of benefits requested by the applicant, plus housing costs, minus the income of the applicant.
- You can now apply for the first payment online or offline.
- If the specified address does not match the address in the register of residents, the payment will be denied.
In addition, new rules for the provision of free housing have been formed: < /p>
- Free housing will only be provided for 150 days, but Ukrainians with financial difficulties will be able to use it longer.
- If a refugee does not live in the provided housing for more than 10 consecutive days without good cause, he will lose the right to reside in this th place further.
According to visitukraine.today.