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Refusal to issue a visa


(This article expired 19.01.2014 / 14:00.)

Diplomatic mission informs about the reasons for visa refusal in the extent of Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) and Act No. 326/1999 Coll., on Stay of Aliens in the Territory of the Czech Republic, as amended. There is no legal entitlement to a visa.

The applicant can appeal the refusal of a visa within 15 days from recieving the written decision about the visa refusal. The written appeal 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).

Outcome of the review is sent through a diplomatic mission.