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Appeal against the decision to reject a Schengen visa application - new regulations

Due to legislative changes, with effect from 31 July 2019, the submission of an appeal against a decision not to grant a short-stay visa is subject to an administrative fee of 60 EUR.
The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs will take the final decision within 60 days.

Due to the amendments to the Law no. 326/1999 Coll., On the residence of Foreigners on the Territory of the Czech Republic, a fee of 60 EUR will be charged for appeals against the decision not to grant a short term visa.

​Family members of EU nationals are exempt from this fee.

The decision about the appeal will be taken by the Visa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic within 60 days.

The changes came into effect on 31 July 2019.