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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago requires all applicants to register prior to visiting the office. Appointment can be made via email: consulate_chicago@mzv.cz or by calling 312-861-1037, ext. 113

Schengen short term visa (for stay up to 90 days)


Short-term visa is issued as a Schengen visa, i.e. grants a possibility of stay in the Schengen Territory for a maximum of 90 days within a half-year. Important!!! US citizens are not required to hold a Schengen short term visa for a stay,… more ►

Application Form, Country Code Index


Unified form for Schengen visa consists of three pages and is diponible in many languages. more ►

Airport Transit Visa


Airport transit visa is issued to persons transiting through one of the Czech international airports if they are citizens/holders of travel documents of the following states: more ►

Exercise of Right to Access to Schengen Information System


Schengen Information System is a database of sought after, missing or pursued persons. more ►

List of States Whose Citizens Are Required to Have Visa


The list of passports that are required to possess visa to travel to Schengen Area. more ►

Rules for calculating short stays of third-country nationals within the Schengen area


Following the amendment of the Schengen Border Code No. 610/2013 of June 26, 2013 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs about the changes in counting of the days of the authorised stay within the Schengen area. more ►