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Airport Transit Visa

 

Lodge an airport transit visa application if you will transit through an international airport in the Czech Republic and if you are at the same time citizen or holder of travel documents of one of the following states:

 

 

Afghanistan

Algeria

Armenia

Bangladesh

Chad

Congo (DR)

Cuba

Egypt

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Ghana

 

India

Iran

Iraq

Lebanon

Libya

Mali

Mauretania

 

Niger

Nigeria

Pakistan

Palestinian National Authority

Somalia

South Sudan

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Syria

Turkey

Yemen

Following categories of persons are exempted from the requirement to have an airport transit visa:

  • holders of Schengen visas
  • holders of long-term visas or long-term residence permits
  • holders of residence permits in Andorra, Canada, Japan, San Marino and the United States
  • holders of visas for stay in the states of the EEA and in Canada, Japan and the United States
  • family members of EU citizens
  • holders of diplomatic passports
  • crew members who are citizens of States Parties of the ICAO

Airport transit visa is issued for one or two entries. It can be issued for a maximum  of six months.

Airport Transit Visa Application Requirements:

 

Legal sources:

  • Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)
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