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The visa applications submission at the Consular and Visa Section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Due to the spread of coronavirus on the territory of the Czech Republic, the Consular and Visa Section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beijing only partially renewed its visa services, which are limited to certain types and purposes as stated below.

Entry to the Czech Republic remains limited due to the pandemics.

The VFS Visa Application Centres (VACs) at the territory of the People's Republic of China are closed until further notice. Applications for short-term (Schengen) visa for essential travel only shall be submitted to one of the Czech consulates according to division of consular jurisdiction at the territory of the People's Republic of China: 

  • Consular and Visa Section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beijing (cities of Beijing and Tianjin, provinces: Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Shandong and autonomous regions: Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Tibet and Xinjian)
  • Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Hong Kong (special administrative zones Hong Kong and Macao)
  • Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chengdu (provinces Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi and separate city of Chongqing)
  • Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Shanghai (provinces Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and city of Shanghai)

All above mentioned consulates currently accept applications for all types of long-term visas and long-term permanent residence permits.

With regards to the short-time (Schengen) visa: only essential travel restriction applies to unvaccinated travelers or travelers from countries with moderate, high and very high risk of COVID-19 transmission ("orange", "red" and "dark red" countries).

For the purposes of entry to the Czech Republic or submission of any visa application, fully vaccinated persons are those, who have been vaccinated with either AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty), Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) or Covishield (i.e. a vaccine registered for use in the EU or approved for emergency use by the WHO).

For more information, please see the web-pages of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.