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Employee Card

Employee Card Applications are accepted only by appointment. The appointment can be arranged through an electronic booking system once every two months. The next reservation date is December 1, 2021 starting from 14:00 Thai local time.

The acceptance of applications for employee cards and issuance of visa stickers resumed on September 30, 2021. The cancelled appointments from August were rescheduled for October. The electronic booking of appointments for November and December 2021 took place on October 13, 2021.

The next reservation date is December 1, 2021 starting from 14:00 Thai local time.

There are 37 slots available (19 for January and 18 for February 2022).

In order to book an appointment slot kindly send an e-mail as follows:

To employment_bangkok@mzv.cz
On December 1, 2021 starting from 14:00 Thai local time
Subject Passport number of the applicant (and nothing else!)
Content
  1. first name and surname
  2. date of birth
  3. passport number
  4. phone number
  5. e-mail
  6. scan of a passport data page (.pdf  format)
  7. scan of a document proving the travel purpose, e.g. employment contract, work agreement or agreement on future agreement, document proving qualification – if required (.pdf format)

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Only e-mails that contain the passport number and nothing else in the subject will be processed. 

Each applicant is allowed to send ONLY ONE (1) e-mail.

Applicants who will send more than 1 e-mail (in case of duplicity of his/her passport number in the subjects of the e-mails), will be excluded. The applicant will be informed about the same in 1 e-mail, which will be sent as a reply to his/her first duplicate e-mail.

The received applications will be processed chronologically. The applicant will only be given an appointment date if all the above mentioned requirements are fulfilled.

All correct applications received before the available capacity is reached will be answered with an automatic response and will be processed within 14 days.  

When the capacity is reached, the applicant will receive an automatic response and can schedule an appointment date the following term.

The appointment dates are final and unchangeable. Cancelled appointments cannot be replaced by other applicants. If the applicant cancels his/her appointment, a new appointment must be arranged in the next reservation term.

For Employee Card Application requirements kindly see the website of the Ministry of Interior.

There is no other way to make an appointment for submission of employee card applications and the Embassy will not respond to attempts which do not follow the above described procedure.

The above mentioned arrangement applies to citizens of Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.

Citizens of other countries are eligible only if they poses a valid residence-permit in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos or Cambodia for the period longer than 1 year. In that case they have to attach a scan copy of the residence-permit to their slot reservation email. Exceptions to this rule can be consulted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

 

General information on targeted economic migration:

The Government of the Czech Republic, with effect from 1 September 2019, decided to introduce quotas for the receipt of applications for employment cards and long-term visas for business purposes, within the framework of the need to secure labor for the Czech labor market and the related concept of targeted economic migration. The main goal of the concept of targeted economic migration is to strengthen the influx of skilled labor from selected countries to the Czech Republic.

An annual quota of 280 applications for employee cards has been set for Thailand, of which 220 are for ordinary employee cards and 60 for employee cards under the High Qualified Employee and The Key and Scientific Staff programs.

This quota is non-exceedable, ie the embassy may not accept more applications than stipulated by a government decree. The quota is divided evenly over 12 months, no unused slots are carried over to the following month. Information on the electronic booking of appointments for the upcoming two months is published on our website.

 

Obligatory adaptation-integration courses

Every foreign national who is issued a long-term residence permit for the territory of the Czech Republic is obliged to take the adaptation and integration course within one year of the date of collecting their residence permit.