Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

česky   english  

Advanced search

Skip to menu

Article notification Print Decrease font size Increase font size

Business, Conference, Cultural or Sport Event



Schengen (short-stay) visa for the purpose of business, conference, cultural or sport event etc.

Visa Application Requirements:

  • application form
  • travel document
  • photo
  • biometric features – fingerprints
  • fee
  • supporting documents proving
    • purpose of journey (for example letter from the inviting company, invitation or ticket for a congress, fair or seminar, business relations confirmation, registration for negotiations, conference, seminar, official presentation, tournament etc..)
    • accommodation (for example invitation, hotel voucher etc.)
    • financial means (for example bank statement etc.)
    • intention to leave the territory of the Czech Republic / Schengen Area before the visa expiry (for example air plane/bus ticket reservation, proof of financial means for the return trip, employment confirmation, real estate ownership confirmation, family relations confirmation etc.)
  • travel health insurance


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)
  • Act No 326/1999 Coll., on the Residence of Foreign Nationals in the Czech Republic and Amending Certain Acts (in Czech)