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Long-term Visa

A long-term visa is issued to applicants who intend to stay on the territory of the Czech Republic for more than 90 days. The visa is issued for maximum of one year and can be renewed on the Czech territory. The purpose of the long-term visa may be e.g. study, business, health, culture, sports, scientific research and family reunification. This type of visa allows its holder to visit and stay in other countries of the Schengen area for the maximum period of 90 days within any 180-day period.

 

Family Visa application requirements

Requirements for the "family" type of the long-term visa more ►

Lodging the applications for the Employee Cards and long-term visas for the purpose of entrepreneurship

Effective from 1 September 2019, the Government of the Czech Republic resolved to introduce its new concept of targeted economic migration and to start applying quotas for the reception of applications for the Employee Cards and long-term visas… more ►

Quotas for Economic Migration

On August 26, 2019, the Czech Government approved a resolution setting a maximum annual number of applications for the Employee Cards and long-term visas for the purpose of entrepreneurship which can be accepted by Czech Embassies and Consulates… more ►

Changes in the procedure of long-term visa applications

On the 31st July 2019, the Act on the Residence of Foreigners in the Czech Republic was amended. This article outlines some important changes in the procedure of long-term visa applications due the coming info force of the amendment. more ►

Long-term Visa vs. Residence Permit

Both the long-term visa and the long-term residence permit are issued to foreigners whose stay on the territory of the Czech Republic is expected to exceed 90 days. In general, the long-term visa is primarily intended for persons who expect to… more ►

General information on Long-term Visas

Business Visa application requirements

Requirements for the "business" type of the long-term visa more ►

Study Visa application requirements

Requirements for the study type of the long-term visa more ►

Visa application requirements – Other

The "other" type of the long-term visa is most commonly issued in case of studies of non-accredited programmes of universities and institutes. more ►