Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles

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Short Term Visa

(SINGLE and MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days)


Visa cannot be obtained at borders or airports !!!

All visa applications must be submitted in person, well in advance at the Embassy or Consulate in whose jurisdiction you reside.

Travel document

The travel document must have been issued within last ten years and must be valid at least 3 months after the intended departure from the Czech Republic/Schengen area.

For more information please click here.


All visas have to be approved by the Czech Immigration authorities, therefore the processing time takes usually 10 business days. However please note that in some particular cases the processin time can take up to 30 days.


The Czech Consulate only accepts cash and money order. No personal checks. For current fee please click here



For the Short Term Visa requirements please click here

Do not forget to include your contact information - the Visa Office frequently requests additional documents and/or information, please do include your home/office telephone number or E-mail address!!!

Plaese include self-addressed envelope with postage stamps for certified mail, if you want to have the visa returned by mail; if you would like us to mail your documents overnight, please provide us with a stamped self-addressed envelope for Express Mail. If using a Fed-Ex, UPS or DHL service, please fill out the airbill providing your credit or debit card number.


Starting from May 15, 2014 the Visa Information System (VIS) will be rolled out on a regional basis at diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic in the USA. more ►