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Visa and consular information

Under the links on the left you will find contacts to the consular and visa section and detailed information on visa applications.

Visa Section will be open 18 - 27 January 2023


The visa section will be re-opened shortly from 18 to 27 January 2023. Applicants, follow the instruction bellow, please. more ►

Appointment system for Long term visa & residence permit


All applicants who would like to apply for long-term visa or long-term residency permit are required to send email to visa_addisabeba@mzv.cz and request an appointment. more ►

Economic migration - programs and quotas


In support of foreign employment, the Czech Republic implements programs of targeted economic migration. All programs of targeted economic migration are primarily administered by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Detailed information about the… more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health insurance for long term visas and long term residence applicants – new conditions

Since 2th August 2021, the conditions for proving insurance for long term visas and long term residences HAVE CHANGED. Now the only company, which can provide the health insurance for long-term visa holders and residence permit holders, is the… more ►

How to apply for visa?


Do you plan to travel to the Czech Republic? Find all necessary information in this article! more ►

Appointments for submitting long-term visa and residence permit applications


Addis Ababa, 11 January 2023 – The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa is receiving requests for appointments for long-term visa and residence permit applicants. more ►

Changes in the Schengen Visa Code

The revised Visa Code enters into force on February 2, 2020. Some revisions, which concern procedure for submission of Schengen visa applications, are summarized below. more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Charging for appeals against decision on short-stay visa rejection

Due to legislative changes, with effect from 31. July 2019, the submission of an appeal against decision on not granting a short-stay visa will be subject to an administrative fee. more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE - changes in the process of long-stay visa applications

On the 31. 7. 2019, an amendment to the Act on the Residence of Aliens in the Czech Republic takes effect. This article outlines some important changes in the process of long-stay visa applications due to passing of this law. more ►

Next Stop The Czech Republic

The pre-departure information package “Next Stop The Czech Republic” consists of a brochure and a film. It is intended for citizens of non-EU countries who are considering residing in the Czech Republic for longer than 90 days and… more ►