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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:

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

To schedule an appointment contact directly the embassy.


Full Visa Services at All Consulates

11.04.2022 / 08:37 | Aktualizováno: 11.04.2022 / 08:47

All consulates have resumed full visa services as of April 9. Restrictions on visa issuance and travel stemming from the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health have been lifted. It is now… 

Visa Implementing Decision - The Gambia

27.10.2021 / 17:45 | Aktualizováno: 27.10.2021 / 17:46

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… 

Airport Transit Visa

11.03.2020 / 17:30 | Aktualizováno: 22.11.2022 / 10:55

Apply for an airport transit visa if you will transit through an international airport in the Czech Republic and if you are at the same time citizen or holder of a passport of one of the… 


11.03.2020 / 17:00 | Aktualizováno: 12.03.2020 / 15:17

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

Visiting family or friends

10.03.2020 / 12:20 | Aktualizováno: 10.03.2020 / 12:24

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. 


10.03.2020 / 12:20 | Aktualizováno: 10.03.2020 / 14:01

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… 


10.03.2020 / 11:38 | Aktualizováno: 10.03.2020 / 12:08

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