The procedure on conclusion of agreement

1. Requirements

  • A. Valid license for the Gas Market or proof of an international license issued by Energy Regulatory Office;
  • B. Registered company in Commercial Register
  • C. Bank account (in CZK) in a Czech bank or a branch of an international bank in the Czech Republic.
    (If you choose the short-term markets settlement in EUR the EUR bank account must be opened in Komerční Banka, a.s., Česká spořitelna, a.s., ČSOB, a.s., or UniCredit Bank, a.s.).
  • D. EIC code for the Gas Market, issued by ČEPS, a.s. or international EIC code.
  • E. The market participant is obliged to register before entering into a transaction on the wholesale market in accordance with Article. 8, paragraph. 1 REMIT in the National Register administered by the respective NRA.


2. Documents required for the Agreement execution

  • A. Download the registration form and after filling it out, please send it to the email address:
  • B. Only for the Agreement on Settlement of Imbalances: fill out a form for the financial security amount setting - details on the link to the Risk Management. (While the registration and Agreement are being prepared financial security is secured in "Appendix No. 2 to the Agreement" according to conditions and scope of business. Mutually agreed Appendix No.2 becomes an inseparable signed part of the Agreement.)


3. Access to Central System OTE (CS OTE)

  • A. You should acquire secure items for each individual which will access the OTE system.
  • B. How to acquire certificates to enter both production and test platform of OTE system is described on the link Access to CS OTE.


4. Agreement

  • A. OTE will prepare an original copy of the Agreement and send it in PDF format to the applicant’s e-mail address
  • B. For the execution of the agreement please send:
    • a. the signed Agreement in paper form (2 copies), or by e-mail 1 copy of the Agreement signed by the qualified electronic signature,
    • b. a copy of the appropriate license/licenses,
    • c. established direct debit for the benefit of OTE’s accounts (specified in the Agreement) - confirmed by the bankDistributors excluded,
    • d. proof of registration for VAT in the Czech Republic or Europe if the applicant has not an Office in the Czech Rep. (under the Act no. 235/2004 Coll. §4) – Distributors excluded.
    • e. proof of acquisition of gas excluding tax issued by the custom office (recommended) – only for the Agreement on Settlement of Imbalances.
    • f. a copy of the extract from the foreign commercial register (in Czech/English)


5. Activation in OTE system

  • A. You will be activated in CS OTE at the latest on the 1st day of the following month after the agreement has taken effect.


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