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Czech Republic complaints handling

Definition of a complaint

A statement of dissatisfaction addressed to an insurance undertaking by a person relating to the insurance contract or service he/she has been provided with. Complaints handling should be differentiated from claims handling as well as from simple requests for execution of the contract, information or clarification.

 

Definition of a complainant

 A person who is presumed to be eligible to have a complaint considered by an insurance undertaking and has already lodged a complaint e.g. a policyholder, insured person, beneficiary and in some jurisdictions, injured third party.

 

Timescales

A prompt acknowledgement of the complaint, in writing, within 5 (five) business days of the complaint being made.

A final response to be provided within 8 (eight) weeks of receipt of the complaint.

 

External Dispute Resolution

Czech National Bank
Consumer Protection Department
Na Príkope 28
115 03 Prague 1
Czech Republic

Tel: 22 441 4359/2887
Fax: 22 441 2261
E-mail: spotrebitel@cnb.cz
Website: www.cnb.cz/en/consumer/consumer_protection/index.html