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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 of previous authorised stay in the territory is obliged to take the adaptation and integration course within one year of the date of collecting their residence permit.  

What is the adaptation and integration course?

This is a course during which foreign nationals will be acquainted with the rights and obligations connected with their stay in the territory of the Czech Republic, with the fundamental values of the Czech Republic, with everyday life, culture and customs prevailing in the Czech Republic. Course participants will also be provided information on organizations and institutions that provide advisory services to foreign nationals free of charge.

The obligation to take the course does not apply to EU citizens and their family members.

The deadline to take the course is at latest within one year of the date of collecting the residence permit.

For details on how to enroll for the course, the fee, course dates, conditions for attending etc, go to the website of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.

More information about the Course is accesible here: Adaptation and Integration Course (PDF, 101 KB)