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Visa and Consular Services

We would like to inform that all general consular and visa related information can be newly found in the section "General Information for Foreigners", edited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

In April 2011 has been launched new web presentation of European Commision regarding consular protection of EU citizens.

Access to Accommodation and Services with Vaccination or Recovery Certificate Only

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As of November 22, 2021, accommodation, restaurants, beauty and sports services and others will be accessible by fully vaccinated persons and persons recovered from Covid-19 only (with few exceptions, see below). The aim of this measure is to… more ►

Kuwait – important announcement for all travelers from the State of Kuwait to the Czech Republic

As of October 3, 2021, State of Kuwait has been transferred to the group of „very low risk countries“(green group) by the Czech Ministry of Health. more ►

Kuwait - opening of the short term visa service

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait announces the opening of the short term visa services in the State of Kuwait. Short term visa services will be resumed by VFS Global Kuwait (Arrayah tower, 25th floor, Kuwait City) from August 29, 2021… more ►

Qatar - opening of the visa service.

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The state of Qatar has been listed by the Czech Ministry of Health as a state with low risk of Covid – 19 since August 2, 2021. Due to the above-mentioned decision, the Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced that the visa service is… more ►

NEW OBLIGATION FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OF JANUARY 1, 2021: ADAPTATION AND INTEGRATION COURSE

Every foreign national who, as of 1 January 2021, is issued a long-term residence permit for the territory of the Czech Republic, and also every foreign national who is issued a permanent residence permit after this date without the precondition… more ►

ATTENTION! Ban on non-essential travels of foreigners to the Czech Republic as of 30 January 2021!

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As of 31 January 2021 travelling to the Czech Republic for other than essential reasons is banned. The non-essential travel ban is based on Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic on the Adoption of Crisis Measures (https://www.vlada… more ►

The conditions for entry of persons to the Czech Republic change with effect from Friday February 5th, 2021

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These new rules apply both to arrivals of foreign nationals and to the returns of Czech citizens an residents to the Czech Republic. In case of journeys from Kuwait or Qatar, there is the obligation to submit an antigen done 24 hours or less… more ►

New exemptions to travel restrictions valid from March 30, 2020, in the Czech Republic

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The Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic has issued exemptions to the general travel restrictions, which will become applicable as of March 30, 2020. These exemptions will apply to entering and leaving the territory of the Czech… more ►

Information for applicant on personal data protection

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The collection of your personal data required by this application form, the taking of your photograph and the taking of your fingerprints are mandatory for the examination of your visa application. Failure to provide such data will result in the… more ►

So-called travel "exit permit" discontinued in Qatar

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At the end of October, 2018, Qatari authorities discontinued the so-called travel "exit permit", which previously had to be obtained by foreign nationals living in Qatar, who wished to leave the country. more ►

Consular Department of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait

General Information Consular Department of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait works for the general public by phone / e-mail appointment system. Please contact us in advance either by phone on 22529018, 22529015 or by e-mail:… more ►

Student visas

The Embassy of the Czech Republic accepts applications of the persons who aim to study in the Czech Republic after previous check in of all the documents and after the interview whose date has to be arranged with an appointment by the… more ►

Partial Abolition of Visa Requirement for Diplomatic Passports

The Agreement between the Czech Republic and the State of Kuwait on “the Partial Abolition of Visa Requirement for Diplomatic Passports” comes into effect from 29.7.2016. Citizens of one country holders of valid diplomatic… more ►

VFS Global launches Visa Application Centre for Czech Embassy

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On November 15, 2015 the Embassy of the Czech Republic commenced to use the services of VFS Global to process the Schengen visas applications. Visa Application Centre for the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait is located at Arraya… more ►