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The Czech Republic opened a new honorary consulate in Peterborough headed by Petr Torák

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Petr Torák became the first Czech Honorary Consul of Roma origin. His main tasks will be providing consular services and assisting Czech citizens in the Peterborough area. more ►

Official letter of condolence of President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman to Her Majest Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of passing away of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh

On April 9th, President of the Czech Republic sent official letter of condolence to Her Majest The Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of passing away of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh The Prince Philip. more ►

The conditions for entry of persons to the Czech Republic change with effect from Monday 5th April 2021

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Due to the unfavourable development of the pandemic and concerns about the spread of new coronavirus mutations, new rules for travel to the Czech Republic and for the return of Czech nationals will come into force on Monday, 5 April 2021. You… more ►

PLEASE NOTE: The Embassy of the Czech Republic will be closed

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on Friday 2nd April and Monday 5th April 2021 due to the Czech Bank Holiday. Open as usual from Tuesday 6th April 2021 more ►

Charity auction initiated by Ambassador Libor Sečka helped raise £ 5,500 for seven-years-old British girl fighting with cancer

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Joint auction of signed jerseys donated by London's West Ham United players Tomáš Souček and Vladimír Coufal and Prague's Slavia Abdallah Sima helped raise more than £ 5,500. The money will go to the Isla’s Fight fund, which helps… more ►

171 years anniversary of the birth of President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

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On the occasion of the 171st anniversary of the birth of the first Czechoslovak president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Ambassador Libor Sečka, together with West Ham United football players Vladimír Coufal and Tomáš Souček, laid flowers on March 10th… more ►

Ambassador Libor Sečka and football clubs West Ham United and Slavia Prague teamed up to support the fight of seven years old British Isla Caton with cancer

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Isla, seven, was diagnosed with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma at the age of two. Ambassador Libor Sečka and football clubs West Ham United and Slavia Prague have teamed up to raise funds for her treatment. more ►

As of 30 January 2021 travelling to the Czech Republic for other than essential reasons is banned.

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The Czech Goverment decided to ban all NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVELS to the Czech Republic of Czech Republic, regardless of which country (green, orange or red) you are travelling from. The decision will enter into force at this midnight from Friday to… more ►

Direct flights to Czechia enabled again

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With effect as of 23rd December 2020 until further notice, the return by air of below specified categories of persons from the territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is enabled. more ►

Consular Section: payments only in cash and office hours during the Christmas holidays

Please note that on 24.12., 25.12., 31.12. 2020 and 1.1.2021, the consular section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London will be closed. In case of an emergency, the office can be contacted at: +44 (0) 77 6968 2442 At the same time,… more ►

Conditions for entry to the Czech Republic valid from 18 December 2020

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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… more ►

Never Forgotten: Letter from Secretary of State Dominic Raab

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On Monday, 14 December 2020, Ambassador Libor Sečka received a letter from the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Dominic Raab. In the letter, D. Raab expressed his support for our "Never Forgotten" project and… more ►

The last Czechoslovak WWII veteran passed away

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We are deeply sad to announce that on December 14, 2020, the last Czechoslovak World War II veteran living in the United Kingdom, Mr. Benjamin / Bedřich Abeles, passed away. Mr. Abeles was a member of the 311th bomber squadron ground technical… more ►

Lighting of Christmas candles in Brookwood

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On 12 December, the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood cemetery were again remembered for Christmas, in an informal event. The main organisers from „Free Czechoslovak Air Force (FCAFA)“ under the leadership of Mr. Tom Doležal were… more ►

Human Rights Day: breakfast with Belarusian opposition

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On the occasion of the Human Rights Day on 10th December 2020, Ambassador Sečka invited representatives of the "Belarus Free Theater" (BFT) to his residence for breakfast. The Theater has been operating in exile in London for a long time and… more ►