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Visa and Consular Section

The Consular Section can be found at the same address as the Embassy:

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Manila
30F Rufino Pacific Tower
6784 Ayala Avenue

Makati City, 1226 Metro Manila
The Philippines

Tel: (+632) 8811 11 55, 8811 11 56
Fax: (+632) 8811 10 20
E-mail: manila(at)embassy.mzv.cz 
Web: www.mfa.cz/manila

 


Who needs visa?

Citizens of the Philippines and Nauru are subject to visa requirement for short-term (up to 90 days) stay in the Czech Republic/ Schengen area and long-term (over 90 days) stay in the Czech Republic.

Citizens of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are not subject to visa requirement for short-term (up to 90 days) stay in the Czech Republic/ Schengen area, if the purpose of the trip is not a gainful activity. Citizens of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau and Nauru are subject to visa requirements for long-term stays (over 90 days).

With which Embassy to apply with?

If the Czech Republic is the only or main destination of your travel to the Schengen area, apply for Schengen (short-term) visa with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Manila. Citizens of the Philippines, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and Nauru may apply for a long-term visa/residence  at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Manila, the state that issued their travel document or in a state where they have long-term or permanent residence permit.

How to apply for short term visa?

Short term visa submission through VFS Global Center

Applicants for short term visa (up to 90 days) traveling to the Czech Republic are requested to submit their visa applications at the VFS Global Center:

VFS Manila

1st Floor, Ecoplaza Bldg.

2305 Chino Roces Ave Ext.

1231 Makati, Metro Manila

e-mail: info.czph@vfshelpline.com

phone number: 0063 2 528 2502 (international calls), 02 2 528 2502 (domestic calls)

VFS Cebu 

Unit 503, 5th Floor, Keppel Center, Samar Loop cor. Cardinal Rosales Avenue

Cebu Business Park

Cebu City 6000

e-mail: info.czph@vfshelpline.com

phone number: 0063 2 528 2502 (international calls), 02 2 528 2502 (domestic calls)

 

Applicants can register their appointments only through VFS website.

For more information please visit VFS website: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/phl/en/cze/

Please note that the VFS does not accept visa applications on the last day of the month.

 

Czech Government Program for the Philippines Employee Card Applicants are accepted on Mondays and Wednesdays and according to the availability of the Embassy. The Czech employers' applications are evaluated and decided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, on whose web pages you can find detailed information.

Regular Employee Cards are accepted on Tuesdays and according to the availability of the Embassy. See detailed information on Employee cards.

All other long term visa and long term residence permit purposes, such as study, scientific research, family unification etc. are accepted on Thursday afternons, make an appointment. See detailed information on long term visa and long term residence permit applications.

Verifications and long term visa pick ups: Thursdays - 9 a.m. - 12 noon, no previous appointment is necessary.

EU family members can submit their short-term visa applications at VFS Global or directly at the Embassy of the Czech Republic every Thursday from 1pm to 2pm without previous appointment.

Consular and Visa Department is closed for public during national holidays of the Czech Republic on 1. January, 10 April, 13 April, 1 May, 8 May, 5 July, 6 July, 28 September, 28 October, 17 November, 24 – 26 December 2019 and during Filipino national holidays.