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Documents relating to accommodation can include a hotel booking, hotel voucher, spa voucher, private invitation with name and address of the inviting person and visit dates, official invitation issued by the Alien Police, undertaking of an inviting party to provide accommodation etc.


Applicants for long-term visas and residence permits are required to arrange accommodation before arriving to the Czech Republic and provide a proof that they have done so. Supporting documents proving accommodation can include for example accommodation agreement, rent agreement, property ownership proof (purchase agreement, land register extract), dormitory document or confirmation on providing accommodation (signature must be verified by a notary, see the form below).

Do submit documents in originals or officially certified copies.

How to prove accommodation: refer to a guide on the  Ministry of the Interior website.

Confirmation on providing accommodation - private person (DOC, 40 KB)

Confirmation on providing accommodation - legal person (DOC, 41 KB)


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) – mainly Article 14.1(b) and 14.4 + Annex II  A.3 (a)
  • Act No 326/1999 Coll., on the Residence of Foreign Nationals in the Czech Republic and Amending Certain Acts (available in Czech) – mainly Article 31 Paragraphs 1 d) and 5, further also Articles 99-102

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