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The Consulate accepts applications for some specific types of visas and residence permits (updated 21.9.2020)

Following the Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic from May 4th, 2020 (n. 511) and the end of the state of emergency in the Czech Republic on May 18th, 2020, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Shanghai has partly renewed its visa and residence-permit services. 

The list of types of visa and long-term residence permits, which according the latest protective measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic can be accepted by the consulate general is published on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

From 13th July 2020, there is new requirement for all applications for long-term visa or residence permit for purpose of economic (employment card, business) or educational activity to present Confirmation of an entity receiving in the territory of the Czech Republic a third country citizen of which specimen is in the attachment bellow. This certificate will be required affixing visa to passport of applicants whose visa or permit has already been granted.


Since 21st September 2020

If the entering person was in the last 14 days longer than 12 hours in the red zone country (according the list of the Ministry of Health) there are following obligations:

1) before entering territory of the Czech Republic, fill on-line "Public Health Passenger Form" and present prove of successful submission to the immigration authorities on entry; and

2) to undergo a PCR test in the Czech territory within 5 days from the entry

Until the PCR test result is submitted, 3rd country citizens are prohibited to perform their job and journeys for doing business or other comparable activity, including journeys to educational institutions.

Conditions for entry of persons to the territory of the Czech Republic, in accordance with the Ministry of Health Protective Measure, valid from 21st September 2020.

Further information:

Ministry of the Interior – Coronavirus information 

For making appointment for submission of any above-mentioned visa or residence permit application follow the standard procedure.

For requests for information concerning visa and residence permits, use shanghai@embassy.mzv.cz, please.


Confirmation Letter 696 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jul 7, 2020

Confirmation Letter 134 KB DOCX (FILE_TYPE_DOCX) Jul 7, 2020