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Application process

Processing of the application for a new Czech passport

          Applying for a new Czech passport:

  1. The applicant needs to apply for a Czech passport in person at a Czech mission in Australia (Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra or Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Sydney)

     

  2. The applicant needs to provide either a valid Czech passport, national ID or a certificate of the Czech citizenship (issued not more than one year ago). In case the applicant does not have a valid passport and the certificate of the Czech citizenship, the applicant needs to apply for the certificate first. The application for a Czech passport can be submitted only after the certificate is sent

     

  3. One photo, gloss finish  needs to be submitted with the application, not a standard size photo, see the attachment below. Photo size: 7cm x 5 cm (children 1 year old and younger, the photo size is: 10cm x 10cm)

     

  4. While applying for the Czech passport, fingerprints of the applicant who is older than 12 years are collected

In case the applicant wants to collect the passport through one of the Consulates Honorary of the Czech Republic, s/he needs to submit a pre-paid envelope in which the new passport will be sent to the respective Honorary Consulate in order to be collected by the applicant:

Australia: Express post platinum  satchel  or Express post satchel + signature delivery sticker

       Collecting the new passport:

  1. The passport can be collected in person at the mission where the application was submitted (Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra or Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Sydney).
  2. The passport can also be collected in person at an Honorary Consulate. The passport will be sent to the respective Consulate Honorary through a pre-paid envelope that will be submitted by the applicant while lodging the application.
  3. While collecting the new passport, the holder of the passport needs to return the old passport and sign the document on receiving the new document.

The fees for applying for a new passport are being paid at the time of submitting the application. Please note that we accept CASH ONLY.

For more information please contact our office at passports_sydney@mzv.cz.

 

Passport Photo (PDF, 208 KB)