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What you need to submit with the application for Schengen visa

Applications are lodged in person. Schengen visa applications can be submitted six months (180 days) at earliest and 15 days at latest prior to the trip. 
Requested documents must be submitted in the order listed below.



1) Application Form

2) Travel document

-expiry date of the passport must exceed at least by 3 months from the date of departure from the Schengen area;

- must have at least 2 blank pages (for the stamp and visa sticker);

- if you already know your passport will expire – make a new one before applying for a visa (the copy of the current one and the original of the expired passport covering the past 7 years).

3) 1 Photograph

4) Document substantiating purpose of stay

(for example: invitation letter, travel agency documents, organized trip reservation, itinerary, health/medical facility confirmation, employment confirmation, invitation/tickets for a congress, expo, seminar, business relations confirmation, invitation/application for participation in consultations, conference, seminar etc.)

Please note that we do not accept invitation letters issued by entities residing in third countries. Multinational companies shall therefore provide invitations issued by their local representations in the Czech Republic.

In case of transit, visa or other permit to enter a third country, which is the final destination and (air plane) tickets for the trip

- Tourism: invitation, travel agency voucher, trip reservation, itinerary etc.

- Spa and Medical Treatment: spa treatment confirmation, medical facility treatment confirmation, medical report etc. (copy is sufficient);

- Business, conferences, study and culture: invitation by a hosting institution or company, congress or fair or cultural institution or organizer’s confirmation or educational exchange confirmation etc. (copy is sufficient);

-Sports: document prepared by the inviting sports institution, organizer´s confirmation, registration etc. (copy is sufficient);

- Invitation or visiting family or friends: official invitation verified by the Alien Police Service (Original);

- Scientific research: hosting agreement (copy is sufficient);

5) Proof of accommodation or proof of sufficient financial means to arrange for accommodation (for example: invitation, hotel voucher, confirmation of accommodation, etc.). Hotel reservation, confirmation of accommodation, etc, which covers the entire trip to Czech.  Dates must be identical to the airplane ticket (In case of visiting more than one Member State, the accommodation within Schengen countries is required).

6) Certificate of employment, specifying the date of recruitment, position in the company and salary level.

- company owners: copy of the commercial registry and tax card.

- students: Proof of enrolment from the school or university.

- document to be provided by minors: (under 18 years): Consent of the parental authority both parents or legal guardian shall be provided through a notarized.

7) Proof of sufficient financial means for subsistence during a stay in the Schengen area, for return to a country of residence or for a transit to a third country, in which the applicant resides or can obtain financial means legally - original bank statement for last 6 months, stamped and signed by the bank, bearing the name of the responsible bank employee.

8) Information, which will allow to ascertain the intention to leave the territory of the Czech Republic/Schengen area before the expiry of visa - air plane ticket reservation, proof of financial means, employment confirmation, proof of immovable property, proof of family or work ties etc.)

9) Travel Medical Insurance

10) Visa Fee payable in cash (EGP) or Credit card. Personal or business checks are NOT accepted.

For more details you can go to the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of the Czech Republic

or web site of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.


- small help and orientation -

WHAT TO SUBMIT BRIEFLY in English and in Arabic


Please note:

Ten flat fingerprints of every applicant are digitally scanned. Only children younger than twelve years are exempted.

The Visa and Consular Department has full authority to evaluate and request more documents than those submitted by the applicant, therefore, always include your mobile or home or office telephone number or e-mail with your application. The applicant is hereby informed that submitting the above mentioned documents does not guarantee automatic issuance of the visa.


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