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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cairo accepts all types of visa applications

The Embassy accepts all type of the long term visa and long term residence permit as well as Schengen visa visa including „tourism“, „medical stay“ or „visiting friends“ etc. The Embassy keeps its hygienic rules.

 

All applicants are requested to enter the Embassy with a facemask. Bodily temperature may be measured. We therefore ask for applicants´ cooperation in observing hygienic rules when visiting the consulate. Applicants will be required to use hands´ disinfection, wear face masks and maintain at least 2 meters distance. The number of applicants who can simultaneously enter the consulate premises will be limited.

Making an appointment is strictly possible by mean of the e-mail adress consulate_cairo@mzv.cz (EU Family members ONLY!) and schengen_visa@mzv.cz (other schengen visa requests). Long term visa appointments are made by mean of visa_cairo@mzv.cz. In case of late arrival of the applicant, the date of the appointment will be cancelled and new appointment by the ordinary procedures has to be made. Alternate dates are not accepted unless the applicant make a new appointment according the ordinary procedures.  

There are separate links on how to make an appointment for Schengen visa applicants and for long term visa applicants. There is a special link also for the Family Member visa applicants.

The following types of visa requests are to be accepted:

SCHENGEN VISA

Please see the folowing link on the essential information about Schengen visa and its documentation.

 

LONG-TERM VISAS AND RESIDENCE PERMITS:

a/ Acceptance of applications for

● LONG-TERM VISA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT (based on Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Services No. 322/2017 Coll.)

EMPLOYEE CARDS (Quotas for acceptance of applications for staff cards at embassies)

LONG-TERM VISA FOR THE PURPOSE OF BUSINESS

BLUE CARD APPLICATIONS

● SPECIAL WORK VISA

● visas / residence permits within the KEY AND SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL PROGRAM, including family members

● visas / residence permits within the HIGHLY QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES PROGRAM, including family members

● LONG- TERM RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH and applications for long-term residence permits of their spouses and minor children

● LONG-TERM AND PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FAMILY UNIFICATION, but only if the family unification involves spouses and minor children of foreign nationals who already reside in the Czech Republic on a basis of a long-term or permanent residence permit; other family members cannot file these applications at the moment

● LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE FAMILY PURPOSE, but only if the family unification involves spouses and minor children of foreign nationals who already reside in the Czech Republic on a basis of a long-term or permanent residence permit; other family members cannot file these applications at the moment

● LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDY and RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDY

● LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CULTURESPORTS and WORKING HOLIDAY

● visas for the purpose of collecting residence permits (the so-called D/VR type visa) – the so-called VISA STICKER TRANSFER – for any purpose of stay

 

Notice – entry to the Czech Republic

Foreign nationals are kindly requested to check the conditions of entry to the Czech Republic before their travel.

As part of the measures to contain the spreading of COVID-19, individual Schengen States have introduced travel restrictions, including at certain borders between those states.

All travelers are responsible for verifying the travel restrictions in place before departure. Holders of Schengen visas are not automatically entitled to enter the Schengen area but must respect the travel restrictions in place.