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Entry & Residence

 

Chapter "Entry & Residence" provides information about visa and residence permit applications - chose the topic in the left-side bar.

Contact to the Visa Department: vo@mzv.cz.

For information on long-term visa application status click here.

To schedule an appointment contact directly the embassy.

 

CRISIS MEASURE: Only essential travel possible

Due to the critical epidemiological situation, the Czech Republic has instituted a crisis measure banning free movement of persons on the territory of the Czech Republic, effective October 22. more ►

OVERVIEW: Opened consulates and extent of visa services

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL: Step-by-step guide on quarantine measures

Obligatory submission of document against introduction of infectious disease

Applicants for Schengen visas and long-term visas and residence permits for purposes of economic and education activities are required to submit document on fulfilling requirements against… more ►

Unmarried Couples - new regulations

Foreign nationals who are in a partnership with a citizen of the Czech Republic or with a citizen of the EU with temporary residence in the Czech Republic and who do not need a visa for a… more ►

Visa Services and Hygienic Measures

All consulates of the Czech Republic have now resumed visa services with the exception of Chile. more ►

Blue Card

Blue Card is required for citizens of the so-called third countries who will be employed in the Czech Republic for more than three months on a position requiring high qualification. more ►

Stay of Foreign Nationals after the End of State of Emergency

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● All foreign nationals can stay in the Czech Republic for additional 60 days after the end of the state of emergency – that is until July 16, 2020. ● This option concerns all foreign… more ►

Airport Transit Visa

Lodge an airport transit visa application if you will transit through an international airport in the Czech Republic and if you are at the same time citizen or holder of travel documents of one… more ►

Training

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of other (training) if you will undertake an on-site training to increase skills and qualification. more ►

Visiting family or friends

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of visiting family or friends if you will visit family or friends based on an unofficial invitation. more ►

Study

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of study when attending a language or other course, educational exchange, studies-related internship, academic training or other school or… more ►

Sports

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of sports when travelling for sports competition, game, championship or other sports-related activity. more ►

Culture

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the cultural purpose when travelling for artistic performance, participation in a festival, religious event or other culture-related activity. more ►

Conference

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of “business” or “official visit” when attending a conference. more ►

Business

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of business when travelling for business meetings, negotiations, contract conclusion, trade fair attendance or other business-related reasons. more ►

Spa and Medical Treatment

Lodge a Schengen visa application for medical reasons when travelling for spa treatment, medical treatment, surgery or other health-related reasons. more ►

Harmonized List of Supporting Documents

Tourism

Lodge a Schengen visa application for the purpose of tourism when travelling for individual or organized tourism. more ►

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