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Visa Fees

 

The visa fees in the table below are given in EUR and CZK. They are collected mostly in EUR or in local or other currency (such as in USD), based on the exchange rate. Please find out in which currency you will be charged the visa fee. Visa fees are collected in cash.

The visa fee is paid for the submission of the visa application, not for the visa issuance.

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine on one side and the European Community on the other have concluded agreements on the facilitation of the issuance of Schengen visas. These agreements include, inter alia, a list of categories of applicants exempt from the visa fee collection. Please find out if you belong to one of these categories.

Basic fees:

- Airport Visa – type A EUR 80
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type C EUR 80
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D CZK 2,500
- Residence Permit – type D                                                    CZK 2,500
- Employment and Blue Card CZK 5,000
- Visa for a stay over 90 days for the purpose of entrepreneurship CZK 5,000
   
Exemptions:  
Submission of visa application:     
Albania  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C           EUR 35 
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D free
Armenia  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C     EUR 35
Azerbaijan  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C     EUR 35
Belarus  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C     EUR 35 
Bosnia and Herzegovina  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C           EUR 35 
Democratic Republic of Congo  
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D CZK 17,000
Georgia  
- visa for a stay up to 90 days type – A, C (for the purpose of employment) EUR 35
Japan  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days type A, C (for the purpose of employment) free
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D   free
Moldova  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C           EUR 35 
Montenegro  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C           EUR 35 
Northern Macedonia  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C EUR 35
Serbia  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days – type A, C           EUR 35 
South Africa  
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D free
Russian Federation  
- visa for a stay up to 90 days type A, C EUR 35
- visa for a stay up to 90 days type A, C – express EUR 70
Taiwan  
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D
- Visa for the purpose of study (studies at universities registered by the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth or based on a scholarship granted by the Czech Government)
free
Turkey  
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D free
Ukraine  
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days type – A, C (for the purpose of employment) EUR 35
- Visa for a stay up to 90 days type A, C – express EUR 70
Uzbekistan  
- Visa for a stay over 90 days – type D CZK 5,000

Notes on Schengen visas type C:

Children from 6 to 12 years of age are subject to the visa fee of 40 EUR.

The following categories of applicants are exempt from visa fees:

  1. family members of citizens of the European Union or of a state which is bound by the Treaty on the European Economic Area or of a state bound by an international treaty with the European Communities, regardless of their nationality,
  2. children younger than 6 years of age,
  3. pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers traveling for the purpose of studies or professional training,
  4. researchers traveling for the purpose of scientific research as given in the Recommendation No. 2005/761/ES of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue of short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research,
  5. representatives of non-profit organizations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organised by non-profit organisations.

The following categories of applicants may be exempt from visa fees:

  1. children from 6 to 12 years of age,
  2. participants aged 25 years or less in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events, organised by non-profit organisations,
  3. holders of diplomatic, service or official passports.

Where collection of the visa fee is not mandatory, it is up to the decision of the diplomatic mission whether or not it can be waived.

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