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We would like to inform our visitors that the Ministry of Health Protective Measure has been updated with new validity from December 18th until further notice. In case of arrivals from the countries that are not on the list of the countries with a low risk of COVID-19 transmission, a negative PCR test result needs to be submitted to the respective regional hygienic station.

It is now possible to travel to the Czech Republic only for essential reasons. It is not possible to travel to the Czech Republic for the purpose of tourism or visiting friends. Restrictions include a closure of hotels and accommodation facilities for touristic purposes, limiting the group size in public spaces to a maximum of six people. A curfew has been imposed from 23:00 till 4:59. This decision does not affect cross-border workers in any new way.

Persons, who arrive in the Czech Republic for essential reasons should remember to abide strictly by the quarantine obligations after the entry to the territory of the Czech Republic. It is obligatory to fill in the 
electronic Public Health Passenger Locator Form before the arrival in the Czech Republic and undergo an RT-PCR test upon arrival in the Czech Republic. People, who decide to undergo the RT-PCR test in an EU country, should do so immediately before departure.

As of November 17th, 2020 it is possible to travel to or from the Czech Republic for urgent health, family, business or work reasons for the period of time not exceeding 24 hours without necessity of filling "the passenger locator form" or undergo PCR testing. More information is accessible HERE.

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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