Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic launched a new visa system
A press conference took place on 1 June 2009 at the Czernin Palace to present the launch a new visa system.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout participated at the press conference, as well as the Director General of the Legal Section Jaroslav Horák and Director of the Department for Consular Concepts and Methodology Jan Vyčítal.
The system will serve at the embassies for registration of foreigners who apply for Czech visa over 90 days and for applicants for residence permit in the Czech Republic. The new system will replace all existing call centres and other forms of making appointments at the embassies. Some other visa-related issues will also be presented at the press conference.