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Long-stay Visa

Long-stay visa is issued to applicants who plan to stay in the territory of the Czech Republic for more than 3 months. The visa is issued for maximum one year and can be renewed in the Czech territory. The purpose of the long-stay visa may be health, culture, sports, study, scientific research, family reunion, entrepreneurship and other. This type of visa allows its holder to visit and stay in other countries of the Schengen area for maximum 90 days within any 180-day period.


Long-stay Visa vs. Residence Permit

Both the long-stay visa and the long-stay residence permit are issued when the stay on the territory of the Czech Republic is expected to exceed 3 months. In general, the long-stay visa is primarily intended for persons who expect to stay in the… more ►

General information on Long-stay Visas

Visa application requirements – Business

Visa application requirements – Study

Visa application requirements – Other

Medical insurance for stays longer than 90 days