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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.

 

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 have decided to… more ►

Essential Travel

Short-term travel to CZE continues to be restricted to essential travel. Essential travel does not apply to fully vaccinated persons and persons travelling from "green" countries. more ►

Fully Vaccinated Persons

Persons who are fully vaccinated with one of the EU-approved vaccines (AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Pfizer BioNTech) or a WHO-approved vaccine for emergency use (Covidshield) in one of the… more ►

VISAS: Extent of visa services during the pandemics

Entry Rules to CZE

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 ►

UK citizens who study / work in CZ + applicants w/residence application pending

Citizens of the United Kingdom who before December 31, 2020: 1) applied for temporary or permanent residence, 2) studied at a university in the Czech Republic or 3) worked in the Czech Republic… more ►

Unmarried Couples

Foreign nationals who are in a permanent partnership with a CZ citizen or with another EU country citizen with temporary residence in CZ can enter under the following conditions. more ►

Visa Services and Hygienic Measures

All consulates of the Czech Republic provide visa services with the exception of those located in countries with extreme risk of Covid-19 transmission. 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 ►

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