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Schengen visa (stay up to 90 days)

The revised Visa Code enters into force on February 2, 2020. Some revisions, which concern procedure for submission of Schengen visa application, are summarized on the website of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs. The new application form will be effective as of February 2, 2020. The current application form will not be accepted after February 2, 2020.


Schengen Visa - general information

The list of third countries whose nationals must hold a visa for entering into the territory of the Member States for stays not exceeding 90 days in any 180 days period is established in Council Regulation 539/2001. more ►

List of States Whose Citizens Are Exempt from Visa Requirement

List of States whose citizens are exempt from the visa requirement for travel to the Schengen Area. more ►

Visa Implementing Decision - The Gambia

In accordance with Art. 25a of the Visa Code (cooperation on the readmission of irregular migrants) and based on a report of the European Commission, Schengen area Member States decided to temporarily adopt an implementing decision with respect… more ►

Requirements for Schengen visa

A Schengen visa issued by a diplomatic mission of the Czech Republic or of another Schengen state entitles its holder to stay in the territory of the Czech Republic for the period stated in the visa, unless the Czech Republic is excluded from… more ►

Requirements for family member of EU citizen

Who is a family member of an EU Citizen Who is a family member of an EU Citizen more ►

Exercise of Right to Access to Schengen Information System

Visa Information System

Starting from May 15, 2014 the Visa Information System (VIS) will be rolled out on a regional basis at diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic in the USA. more ►

Third countries whose nationals are subject to prior consultation according to the Visa Code

New 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 authorized stay within the Schengen area. more ►