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Suspension of Visa Processing at all Diplomatic Missions of the Czech Republic


The Government of the Czech Republic has issued, on March 12, 2020, an emergency measure whereby it, among others, suspends acceptance of Schengen visa and long-term and permanent residence permit applications at all diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic. The Government also suspends processing of Schengen visa applications, which have not been decided yet, and processing of all long-term visa and residence permit applications (over 90 days) submitted at diplomatic missions.

The decision is in effect as of March 14, 2020, until further notice.

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Decision of the Government of the Czech Republic from March 12, 2020, on adopting an emergency measure - in Czech only

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