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Important notice regarding changes of submission of long term visa/residence permit and employee card application

Let us inform you about changes regarding submission of long term visa/residence permit and employee card application due to the changes of the act No. 326/1999 Coll. on the Residence of Foreign Nationals as of July 31, 2019. more ►

Visit to the University of Chicago


The Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek met with the Executive Vice President for Science, Innovation, and Strategy, Chief International Officer, at the University of Chicago Balaji Srinivasan. Directors of UChicago Global Katie Hryniak and Carmen… more ►

Founder of Facets Multimedia Miloš Stehlík died


On Saturday, July 6, 2019, Mr. Milos Stehlik, an important Czech - American, founder of Facets Multimedia, died in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune has published an extensive obituary with the notes of many prominent personalities from the world of… more ►

Society of Arts and Sciences Conference in Chicago


On June 23,2019 the opening reception for participants of the annual regional conference of the Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) took place at the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago. more ►

Commemoration of Lidice in Crest Hill


On June 9, 2019 the Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, Mr. Jaroslav Kantůrek, attended the annual memorial event at the memorial Victims of Lidice Tragedy at Lidice Memorial Park in Crest Hill, Illinois. more ►

Consul General's Visit to Minnesota


The Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek visited the cities St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, June 8,. The Consul General met with representatives of several expatriate organizations and local representatives. In the evening he… more ►

Memorial Day at the Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago


On May 27, 2019 the Bohemian National Cemetery Association together with the Friends of the Bohemian National Cemetery organized a commerative event on the occasion of Memorial Day, when the whole United States remembers war veterans and those… more ►

Preserving early Czech sound recordings in the United States


Mr. Filip Šír, coordinator of digitization of historical sound recordings at the National Museum of the Czech Republic, visited Chicago on May 2 – 4, 2019 during his journey in the USA. more ►

Czech company Česká zbrojovka chooses Little Rock, Arkansas, for its investment


CZ-USA, the U.S.-based affiliate of Czech firearms manufacturer Česká zbrojovka a.s. Uherský Brod, plans to relocate their North American headquarters from Kansas City and build a new manufacturing facility on approximately 73 acres at the Port… more ►

Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek


Mr Jaroslav Kantůrek has been appointed Consul General of the Czech Republic in the United States of America residing in Chicago with jurisdiction over the states of států Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,… more ►