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OVERVIEW: Opened consulates, extent of visa services

 

 

Lists of countries are compiled in accordance with Point III/1 of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health, Article 41 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and Article 55 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

I. FULL visa services

AUSTRIA: VIENNA​

BELGIUM: BRUSSELS

BULGARIA: SOFIA

CROATIA: ZAGREB

GERMANY: BERLIN

IRELAND: DUBLIN

POLAND: WARSAW

ROMANIA: BUCHAREST

SLOVAKIA: BRATISLAVA

At the diplomatic missions given in this table, it is possible to apply for all types of visas - with the exception of tourism and visit of friends.

See the overview of the diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic for the countries that are further accredited at the diplomatic missions in the countries listed.

 

II. PARTIAL visa services

Afganistan: Kabul

Albania: Tirana

Algeria:  Algiers 

Argentina: Buenos Aires

Armenia: Yerevan

AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY

Azerbaijan: Baku

Belarus: Minsk

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo

Brazil: Brasilia, Sao Paulo

CANADA: OTTAWA, TORONTO

Chile: Santiago de Chile

​China: Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai,      Special Admin. Region Hong Kong

Columbia: Bogota

Cuba: Havana

Egypt: Cairo

Ethiopia: Addis Abeba

Georgia: Tbilisi

Ghana: Accra

India: New Delhi

Indonesia: Jakarta

Iran: Teheran

Iraq: Baghdad, Erbil

Israel: Tel Aviv

JAPAN: TOKYO

Jordan: Amman

Kazakhstan: Nur-Sultan

Kenya: Nairobi

Kuwait: Kuwait

Lebanon: Beirut

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur

Mexico: Mexico

Moldova: Chisinau

Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar

Morocco: Rabat

Nigeria: Abuja

North Macedonia: Skopje

Pakistan: Islamabad

Peru: Lima

Philippines: Manila

Russia: Moscow, Petersburg, Yekaterinburg

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh

Senegal: Dakar

Serbia: Belgrade

South Africa: Pretoria

SOUTH KOREA: SOUL

Syria: Damascus

Taiwan: CECO Taipei

THAILAND: BANGKOK

TUNISIA: TUNIS

Turkey: Ankara, Istanbul

Ukraine: Kiev, Lvov

United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi

UNITED KINGDOM: LONDON

USA: Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, New York

Uzbekistan: Tashkent

Vietnam: Hanoi

Zambia: Lusaka

See the overview of the diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic for the countries that are further accredited at the diplomatic missions in the countries listed.

 

III. EXTENT OF PARTIAL VISA SERVICES

CONSULATES GIVEN IN THE PRECEDING TABLE (II.) CAN ACCEPT VISA APPLICATIONS ONLY PARTIALLY, i.e. in the extent of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health:

SCHENGEN VISAS:

family members of EU / Czech Republic citizens

unmarried partners of EU / Czech Republic citizens

● in the interest of the Czech Republic

international transport workers

● critical infrastructure workers 

● diplomats and officials of international organizations

seasonal workers (based on Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Services No. 322/2017 Coll.)

● health, social services, and food processing employees

● employees in scientific, key and highly qualified professions fulfilling conditions of the Highly Qualified Worker Program and Key and Research Staff Program

● employees who are citizens of Ukraine and submit their applications in Ukraine - daily limit in Kiev = 280 and in Lvov = 300

in exceptional emergency situations as defined in Point I/4i) of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health

 

LONG-TERM VISAS AND RESIDENCE PERMITS:

LONG-TERM VISA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT (based on Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Services No. 322/2017 Coll.)

SPECIAL WORK VISA

● visas / residence permits within the KEY AND SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL PROGRAM, including family members

● visas / residence permits within the HIGHLY QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES PROGRAM, including family members

● visas / residence permits within the PROGRAM QUALIFIED EMPLOYEE  

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR COMPATRIOTS (based on decree no. 1014/2014)

● BLUE CARDS and applications for long-term residence permits of their spouses and minor children

● LONG- TERM RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH and applications for long-term residence permits of their spouses and minor children

LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDY - visas can be issued only study in an accredited program

RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDY - visas can be issued only study in an accredited program

● LONG-TERM AND PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FAMILY UNIFICATION, but only if the family unification involves spouses and minor children of foreign nationals who already reside in the Czech Republic on a basis of a long-term or permanent residence permit; other family members cannot file these applications at the moment

● LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE FAMILY PURPOSE, but only if the family unification involves spouses and minor children of foreign nationals who already reside in the Czech Republic on a basis of a long-term or permanent residence permit; other family members cannot file these applications at the moment

visas for the purpose of collecting residence permits (the so-called D/VR type visa) – the so-called VISA STICKER TRANSFER – for any purpose of stay

LONG-TERM VISAS AND RESIDENCE PERMITS IF THE FOREIGN NATIONAL´S STAY IS IN THE INTEREST OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC and is supported by a corresponding document

● LONG-TERM VISAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CULTURESPORTS and WORKING HOLIDAY

To schedule an appointment, contact the respective diplomatic mission directly.

 

V. Entry to the Czech Republic and quarantine measures

Travel to the Czech Republic continues to be limited, particularly for the short-term travel, due to the pandemic.

Do refer to the OVERVIEW of who can currently visit on the website of the Ministry of the Interior, particularly to the pdf-table "Conditions for entry of persons to the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with the Ministry of Health Protective Measure".

Persons who can arrive must strictly follow the quarantine measures = fill out an arrival form (www.prijezdovyformular.cz) and get tested (unless arriving from the "green countries"). Refer to the guidance HERE.

 

Additional information:

Ministry of the Interior Coronavirus-Information of MoI (incl. entry conditions to the Czech Republic and quarantine measures)

TEST SITES

Countries with low-risk of Covid-19 (so-called "green list")

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

Visa Services and Hygienic Measures

Obligatory submission of document against introduction of infectious disease

Diplomatic Missions of the Czech Republic

Legal sources:

Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health from January 4, 2021 (no. MZDR 20599/2020-46/MIN/KAN)

 

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