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From 1 July 2020 Obligatory submission of document against introduction of infectious disease upon application submission

Applicants for Schengen visas and long-term visas and residence permits for purposes of economic and education activities are obliged to submit, upon lodging the application document on fulfilling requirements against introduction of infectious… more ►

Gradual lifting of temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU as of 1 July 2020

As of 1 July 2020 the Council of the EU adopted a recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU. Travel restrictions should be lifted for countries listed in the recommendation, with… more ►

Entry to the Czech Republic after 1 July 2020

On 30 June 2020 the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic further relaxed the rules of travel to the Czech Republic. These new rules come to effect on July 1st, 2020. Based on the epidemiological situation evaluation and based on the broader… more ►

Czech culture on-line

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, music, theater, museum exhibitions, visual art exhibitions and other cultural experiences have been temporarily moved on-line. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Czech… more ►

As of 27 May 2020 amended harmonised list of supporting documents for schengen visas in UAE

The date of implementation of the amended harmonised list of supporting documents to be presented by short stay visa applicants in the UAE has been set for 27 May 2020. All relevant changes will be noted in the new lists available both at the… more ►

Update: student visa applications possible as of 31.5.2020 at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Abu Dhabi

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Abu Dhabi has partially resumed visa services for certain travel purposes as specified in the Government decision. The list of purposes of travel continues to be updated. more ►

Consulate Contact Information

Due to measures taken with respect to COVID-19, the Consulate has limited visiting hours. All visits must be requested by email and will be confirmed. A limited number of visa procedures have resumed. ALL appointments for visa applications need… more ►

New schengen visa applications of affected persons by the COVID-19 and State of Emergency in the Czech Republic

While we are aware that the time has not yet come to travel, we are facing many questions from affected travelers and visa applicants, travel agencies here and abroad. The visa sections of embassies and the external service providers, VFS Global… more ►

COVID-19 - Questions and answers for travelers and visa applicants to the Czech Republic

The Embassy has put together a set of questions and answers related to the current COVID-19 situation with regards to what applies with respect to the Czech Republic. The Embassy is continuously updating information on its web and through VFS… more ►

More flights from UAE to Europe

Emirates, Etihad and other international carriers are offering an increased number of flights from the Emirates to European destinations. Flights are open to Czech citizens and eligible foreigners to return to their home countries. For… more ►