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Visas and Permits

As of April 7, 2014, biometric data are submitted for the Schengen visa application, which implies the personal presentation of the applicant.

Depending on your purpose in the Czech Republic, please follow the instructions to determine visas that are needed and follow the link to see all of the information and requirements

Time spent in the territory Purpose of stay Visas needed Price for application**
Less than 90 days travel, business, studies, etc. (to the Czech Republic and other Schengen countries)

Schengen visa*

60 EUR
From 90 days up to 1 year

Studies, Travel,

Business, etc.

Long-term visa

2.500 Kč

5.000 Kč

Longer than 1 year

Studies or research,

work or investment,

a unification of family

Long-term Permit

2.500 Kč

5.000 Kč

2.500 Kč

* Only for nationals of countries with the requirement of Schengen visa. Please, check the list of countries with visa requirement on the webpage for Shengen Visa info.

** The price has to be paid in Colombian Peso or US Dollar. 

Consular Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Wednesday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For any application, please consult your visit via email: consulate_bogota@mzv.cz or via phone call: 0057 (1) 742 9142, 0057 (1) 745 1938

For more information about the process of entry and stay of foreigners in the Czech Republic please follow this link of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Overview of the Ministry of the Interior (Department for Asylum and Migration Policy) offices on the territory of the Czech Republic, including telephone numbers and opening hours

Long-Term Visa vs. Residence Permit

Both the long-term visa and the long-term residence permit are issued when the stay on the territory of the Czech Republic is expected to exceed 3 months. more ►