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Partial Re-Opening of Visa Agenda at the Consulate General in Lvov as of May 22, 2020

 

On the basis of Article I Points 10 and 11 of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic from May 15, 2020 (č.j. MZDR 20599/2020-1/MIN/KAN), the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Lvov is partially re-opening visa services as of May 22, 2020, in the extent of Article I Points 10 and 11 specified in this protective measure.

Visa centers in Ukraine remain closed at the moment.

The entire visa agenda at the Consulate General in Lvov is therefore currently carried out directly at the consulate general.

Qualified Employee Program

New applications for long-term visas and residence permits under the Qualified Employee Program may by accepted only in case of health and social services employees.

Processing of all applications lodged before March 14, 2020, i.e. before the state of emergency, is also renewed.

Seasonal Employment

As of May 22, 2020, it is also possible to lodge new applications for Schengen visas for the purpose of seasonal employment and long-term visas for the purpose of seasonal employment (based on Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Services No. 322/2017 Coll.).

Future employers, who are interested in employing seasonal workers, should contact the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic.

Appointments to Lodge Applications

The Consulate General in Lvov is first accepting applications from those applicants whose appointment has already been scheduled before suspension of visa services on March 14, 2020, i.e. before the state of emergency. Appointments for new applicants will be scheduled subsequently.

Information on how to schedule an appointment can be accessed directly on the website of the Consulate General in Lvov.

For further information, kindly contact the consulate general directly.

 

Useful links:

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in LvovPartial Re-Opening of Consulate´s Visa Services

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