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Current Extent of Visa Services

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok accepts applications for  long-term visa/resident permit and employee card. Applications for short-term visa remain partially restricted.


The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok accepts applications for all types of long-term visa/residence permit and employee card and issues visa stickers for already approved applications.



1. Applicants fully vaccinated (= at least 14 days after the second jab in case of two-dose vaccines) by one of the following vaccines and in possesion of a vaccination certificate recognized by the Czech Republic

  • the Vaxzevria vaccine (formerly AstraZeneca)
  • the Spikevax vaccine (formerly Moderna)
  • the Comirnaty vaccine (by Pfizer, BioNTech)
  • the Janssen vaccine (by Johnson & Johnson)
  • the Covishield vaccine (AstraZeneca by Serum Institute of India)

can apply for a short-term visa for any purpose of travel through the VFS Global. The visa application form is to be accompanied by a copy of the vaccination certificate.


2. Non-vaccinated applicants or applicants vaccinated by a non-recognized vaccine (Sinovac, Sinopharm, Sputnik etc.) remain restricted to the following categories until further notice:

  1. family members of EU / CZ citizens
  2. unmarried partners of EU / CZ citizens
  3. in the interest of the Czech Republic
  4. international transport workers
  5. critical infrastructure workers 
  6. diplomats and officials of international organizations
  7. seasonal workers (based on Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Services No. 322/2017 Coll.)
  8. health, social services, and food processing employees
  9. employees in scientific, key and highly qualified professions fulfilling conditions of the Highly Qualified Worker Program and Key and Research Staff Program
  10. in exceptional emergency situations as defined in the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health

The visa applications are to be submitted through the VFS Global based on a a previous eligibility check through consular_bangkok@mzv.cz.


Useful links:

Recognition of vaccination certificates from other countries

Entry rules to the Czech Republic - Thailand is considered as a country with a very high risk

Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic


Representation of the Czech Republic by France in the field of Schengen visas in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar has been resumed for essential travels only until further notice.