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VISAS: Extent of visa services during the pandemics

 

 

I. FULL VISA SERVICES

AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY

AUSTRIA: VIENNA​

BELGIUM: BRUSSELS

BULGARIA: SOFIA

​CANADA: OTTAWA, TORONTO

CHILE: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

CHINA: HONG KONG Sp. Adm. Reg.

CROATIA: ZAGREB

GERMANY: BERLIN

IRELAND: DUBLIN

JORDAN: AMMAN

KUWAIT: KUWAIT

POLAND: WARSAW

ROMANIA: BUCHAREST

SAUDI ARABIA: RIYADH

SLOVAKIA: BRATISLAVA

SOUTH KOREA: SOUL

TAIWAN: TAIPEI CECO

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: ABU DHABI

You can apply for all types of visas at consulates given in this table, if the country, for which this consulate provides visa services, is on the list of the so-called "green" countries or the EU+ countries.

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

"EU+" countries = EU Member State + Andorra,  Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican

 LOW RISK COUNTRIES (GREEN): Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malta, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican + Canary Islands, Madeira

FULL VISA SERVICES ARE FURTHER AVAILABLE TO SOME FULLY VACCINATED PERSONS - SEE THE FOLLOWING POINT.

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II. PARTIAL VISA SERVICES

ALBANIA: TIRANA***

Algeria:  Algiers 

ARGENTINA: BUENOS AIRES***

ARMENIA: YEREVAN***

Azerbaijan: Baku

Belarus: Minsk

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo

BRAZIL: BRASILIA***, SAO PAULO***

​China: Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai

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

Kazakhstan: Nur-Sultan

Kenya: Nairobi

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

Senegal: Dakar

SERBIA: BELGRADE***

South Africa: Pretoria

SYRIA: DAMASCUS***

Thailand: Bangkok

Tunisia: Tunis

TURKEY: ANKARA***, ISTANBUL***

UKRAINE: KIEV***, LVOV***

UNITED KINGDOM: LONDON***

USA: WASHINGTON, D.C.***, CHICAGO***, LOS ANGELES***, NEW YORK***

Uzbekistan: Tashkent

Vietnam: Hanoi

Zambia: Lusaka

Refer to POINT III below to see what types of visas you can apply for at consulates given in this table.

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

To schedule an appointment, contact the consulate directly.

 

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Persons fully vaccinated with one of the EU approved vaccines in one of the countries given below can apply for all types of visas.

Fully vaccinated persons (= at least 14 days after administration of a second dose, in case of a two-phased vaccine) with one of the following vaccines:

● AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)

● Moderna (Spikevax)

● Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty)

● Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)

● Covidshield

in one of the countries whose vaccination certificate CZE recognizes:

● EU Member States   

● Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brazil, Chile, Faroes, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, UK, Ukraine, USA, Vatican

can apply for any type of visa. Consulates in the countries according to this list are marked with a STAR***.

When applying, you will be asked to (1) present a VACCINATION CERTIFICATE and (2) confirm that you have been fully vaccinated by signing a DECLARATION (DOCX, 44 KB). Entry will only be allowed upon presenting the VACCINATION CERTIFICATE. The visa itself does not guarantee entry.

Fill out an entry form before arrival. No additional quarantine measures apply to fully vaccinated persons.

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III. EXTENT OF PARTIAL VISA SERVICES

CONSULATES GIVEN IN THE PRECEDING TABLE (POINT II) ACCEPT VISA APPLICATIONS FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF VISAS ONLY:

 

---SCHENGEN VISAS:

family members of EU / CZ citizens

unmarried partners of EU / CZ 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 = 500 and in Lvov = 500

● in exceptional emergency situations as defined in pt. II/2i) of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health

 

---LONG-TERM VISAS AND RESIDENCE PERMITS:

NO RESTRICTIONS

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V. ENTRY TO CZ and QUARANTINE MEASURES

---REGISTRATION OF ARRIVAL:

● Everyone is required fill out a registration form before arrival.

---ENTRY TO CZ and QUARANTINE MEASURES

● ENTRY RULES FOR FULLY VACCINATED PERSONS - SEE ABOVE

RESIDENTS IN CZE + CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS IN CZE AND EU+ COUNTRIES (JPG, 178 KB)

OTHER TRAVELERS = HOLDERS OF VISAS + VISA-FREE TRAVELERS FROM THIRD COUNTIRES (NON-EU+ / NON-SCHENGEN) (PDF, 145 KB)

 

LOW RISK COUNTRIES (GREEN): Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malta, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican + Canary Islands, Madeira

MEDIUM RISK COUNTRIES (ORANGE): Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Iceland, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland + Azores, Balearic Islands

HIGH RISK COUNTRIES (RED): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovakia

VERY HIGH RISK COUNTRIES (DARK RED): all countries not listed

---TEST SITES:

● It is possible to get tested IMMEDIATELY AFTER ARRIVAL at the Václav Havel International Airport test site

OTHER TEST SITES

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Additional information:

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

ENTRY RULES AND QUARANTINE MEASURES

TEST SITES

LIST OF COUNTRIES ACCORDING TO LEVEL OF RISK

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 in effect as of September 30, 2021 (no. MZDR 20599/2020-120/MIN/KAN)

Lists of countries are compiled in accordance with 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.

attachments

PROHLÁŠENÍ 43 kB docx (Document) Aug 22, 2021

OTHER TRAVELERS = HOLDERS OF VISAS + VISA-FREE TRAVELERS... 144 kB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Oct 18, 2021

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