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We would like to inform our visitors that the Protective Measure of the Czech Ministry of Health are regularly updated. Please visit here for the up to date information.

Notice  entry to the Czech Republic

Important notice on COVID-19 related travel restrictions

As part of the measures to contain the spreading of COVID-19, individual Schengen States have introduced travel restrictions, including at certain borders between those states.

Depending on the development of the epidemiological situation both within and outside the EU, travel restrictions may be eased or reintroduced.

All travelers are responsible for verifying the travel restrictions in place before departure. Holders of Schengen visas are not automatically entitled to enter the Schengen area but must respect the travel restrictions in place.

Foreign nationals are kindly requested to check the conditions of entry to the Czech Republic before their travel.

Similarly, foreign nationals are requested to see what quarantine measures - if any, they need to observe after their arrival to the Czech Republic. Quarantine measure may include the requirement to submit a negative Covid-19 test.

Kindly refer to the website of the Ministry of the Interior, primarily to the pdf-format table titled "Conditions for entry of persons to the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with the Ministry of Health Protective Measure."


V. Obligatory submission of document against introduction of infectious disease upon application submission

Applicants for Schengen visas and long-term visas and residence permits for purposes of economic and education activities are obliged to submit, upon lodging the application document on fulfilling requirements against introduction of infectious disease.

The document is required when lodging the following applications:

 Schengen visa for the purpose of study

● Schengen visa for the purpose of employment

● Schengen visa for the purpose of seasonal employment

 Schengen visa for the purpose of entrepreneurship

● Employee Card

● Blue Card

● Intra-Company Employee Transfer Card

● Long-term visa for the purpose of seasonal employment

● Long-term visa for the purpose of entrepreneurship

● Long-term visa for the purpose of study

● Long-term residence permit for the purpose of study

The document is to be issued by the receiving entity in the Czech Republic, i.e. employer or school (university).

Confirmation of an entity receiving in the territory of the Czech Republic (DOCX, 136 KB)

The requirement is anchored in point I.5 of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health from June 30, 2020, and § 31.3.b) of the Act on Stay of Foreign Nationals.

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