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Further important visa information

Here you can find additional important information regarding visa application process.


Within three days after arrival to the Czech Republic visa holders must register with any Czech Alien Police Station - visitors staying at hotels are registered automatically;


- Every applicant who has been refused a visa has the right to be informed in writing.

- The applicant can appeal the refusal of a visa within 15 days from recieving the written decision about the visa refusal. The written appeal (in English or in Czech) should be lodged at the Embassy which refused the visa application. The appeal has to state the information about the applicant and specific reasons for loding the appeal. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will review the request in 30 days (in case of family members of EU citizens in 60 days).


- In accordance with Act No. 101/2000 to regulate the protection of personal data and to amend certain acts as amended, the applicant´s personal data provided in the visa application are disclosed exclusively to the competent authorities of the Czech Republic for the purpose of the decision to grant or refuse a visa.

- Applicants have the right of access to the relevant personal data kept on them, including the right to a correction of these personal data. Provided such personal data are inaccurate for the purpose of their processing, applicants may require an explanation or rectification. If such a request is found justified, the competent diplomatic mission will rectify the situation without delay. In the event the competent diplomatic mission fails to comply with such request, the applicants have the right to contact directly the Czech Republic Office for the Protection of Personal Data (Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů ČR). More information you can find on the website www.uoou.cz / Schengen / Schengen Information System - A Guide for Exercising the Right of Access. For more information please contact the officers of the visa section of the competent diplomatic mission.


Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů

Pplk. Sochora 27

CZ - 170 00 PRAHA 7

Tel.: +420 234 665 354

Fax: +420 234 665 501

e-mail: posta@uoou.cz