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Green cards


(This article expired 19.01.2014 / 14:00.)

Beginning with 2 January 2009, the diplomatic missions are entitled to accept applications for the issue of a Green Card.  The Green Card is a new kind of long-term residence permit issued to aliens for employment purposes; at the same time, it is an employment permit and a permit for stay of the alien in the territory of the Czech Republic. Effective from 1 January 2009, conditions of the issue of the Green Card are regulated by Act No. 382/2008 Coll., amending Act No. 435/2004 Coll. on employment, as amended, Act No. 326/1999 Coll. on the stay of aliens in the territory of the Czech Republic and on the amendment to certain laws, as amended, and other related laws.

Details relating to the Green Card project can be found here.