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Appointment system

To receive an appointment for submitting your visa application, please follow the instructions below:

Starting August 1, 2020, the Embassy partially renews visa services for selected types details could be found here. Below are instructions on how to apply for an appointment once the visa procedures are renewed. All applicants need valid appointment to be allowed to enter to consular section.

The time of the appointment is set by the Embassy in the same order as the emails arrive. If you missed your appointment's time, the appointment is considered cancelled.

Short-term Schengen visa

The possibilities to apply for short-term Schengen visa are still limited. The details could be found here. Applicants covered by one of the exemptions from the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health should first check the validity of the exemption with the Embassy at the following e-mail address: consulate_tehran@mzv.cz. The fully vaccinated applicants holding recognized vaccination certificate should contact  our visa service provider VFS.

Long-term visa and residence permits (except studies)

The appointment for applications for long-term visa / residence permit must be arranged in advance exclusively by e-mail sent to the following e-mail address: visa_tehran@mzv.cz. Except for purpose of studies for which there is a special procedure (see the details lower). Before sending the request applicant should check whether the required type of visa is being issued here.

E-mail requests for an appointment are uploaded to one infinite queue based on the date, hour, minute, and second of delivery of the email into the Embassy’s inbox. The Embassy does not interfere with the order of delivered e-mails in any way, the Embassy does not alter or influence the queue. In case the applicant cannot attend his given appointment, he/she has to request a new appointment in the standard manner. 

The rule is: one email = one applicant. The only exception is for minors (under-age children), which will apply for residency together with a legal guardian. In this case it is possible to apply for an appointment date by the same email as for the legal guardian.

The email must contain following items:

  • Scanned copy of the passport data page (pdf format)
  • Scanned copy of document of purpose of stay/residency - for example marriage license, Business Registry statement, etc. (pdf format)
  • Name, date of birth, passport number, email, telephone number - Long-term visa / resident permit appointment form (DOCX, 13 KB)
  • Purpose of stay
  • In subject of the email - name and purpose of stay

In case of sending your email to the wrong email address or the information and requested enclosures submitted would not be complete YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY ANSWER to your request.

Number of free slots for lodging the applications for long term visa or residency permits is 16 per week:

Long term visa / residence permit distribution of work
  Purpose of stay number of slots
Sunday Highly Qualified Worker Program, Key and Research Staff Program, Regime Student, Business and Research purpose 4
Monday All purposes except studies (Family, Sport, Culture, etc.) 4
Tuesday Studies 4
Wednesday Studies 4

Thursday

Visa sticker transfer / Bridge visa -

 

 

Long-term visa for business purpose

 

Apart from the standard procedure listed above, there are also specific rules since the introduction of the quota system for this type of long-term visa based on the Government Regulation No. 220/2019 Co. from August 26, 2019 and in force from September 1, 2019. The regulation has been last updated by the Government Regulation No. 233/2021 Co. valid from the July 1, 2021.

The quota for Tehran is 12 slots a year out of which 4 slots are designated for the Key and Research Staff Program. The remaining 8 slots are distributed into 6 appointment periods throughout the year based on the table below. Appointment requests may be accepted only for the given period. In case the quota is full, new applications may be sent with the next opening.

Appointments in 2021

Appointment period

No. of openings

Applications accepted from:

Status

January – February 2021

1

30. 12. 2020 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

March – April 2021

1

24. 02. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

May – June 2021

2

28. 04. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

July – August 2021

1

29. 06. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

September – October 2021

1

29. 08. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

Opened according the exceptions from Protective Measure Of the Ministry of Health

November – December 2021

2

27. 10. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

Not opened

Currently the acceptance of applications is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemics.

Employee Cards

Apart from the standard procedure listed above, there are also specific rules since the introduction of the quota system for this type of long-term visa based on the Government Regulation No. 220/2019 Co. from August 26, 2019 and in force from September 1, 2019. The regulation has been last updated by the Government Regulation No. 233/2021 Co. valid from the July 1, 2021.

The quota for Tehran is 90 slots a year out of which 60 slots are designated for the Key and Research Staff Program and Highly Qualified Worker Program. The remaining 30 slots are distributed into 6 appointment periods throughout the year based on the table below. Appointment requests may be accepted only for the given period. In case the quota is full, new applications may be sent with the next opening.

Appointments in 2021

Appointment period

No. of openings

Applications accepted from:

Status

January – February 2021

5

30. 12. 2020 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

March – April 2021

5

24. 02. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

May – June 2021

5

28. 04. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

July – August 2021

5

29. 06. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

September – October 2021

5

29. 08. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

Opened according the exceptions from Protective Measure Of the Ministry of Health

November – December 2021

5

27. 10. 2021 12:00 Tehran time

Not opened

Currently the acceptance of applications is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemics.

Long-term visa / residence permit for purpose of studies

Due to the high demand for this purpose the dedicated email for registration has been created. All requests for appointments should be only sent to studies_tehran@mzv.cz.

See the following table for the next booking period. Requests submitted before the booking time will be disregarded. All requests will recieve automatic reply with confirmation and status of your request. Once the booking is full it is necessary to wait for the next period, please check the correct time carefully. Appointments for the purpose of studies are given for Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Appointment period

No. of applications

Applications accepted from:

Status

July 2021

25 July 8, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time Closed
August 2021 36 July 22, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time Closed
September 2021 32 August 19, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time Closed
October 2021 16 September 16, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time Closed
November 2021 16 October 18, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time  
December 2021   November 21, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time  
January 2021   December 16, 2021, 09:00 Tehran time  

The email must contain following items:

  • Scanned copy of the passport data page (pdf format)
  • Scanned copy of document of purpose of stay/residency - certificate of study (pdf format)
  • Name, date of birth, passport number, email, telephone number
  • Type of permit - residence permit or long term visa
  • The subject of the email must only contain passport number!

Requests lacking some of the information mentioned above or duplicate requests will be disregarded. The rule is: one email = one applicant.

E-mail requests for an appointment are uploaded to one queue based on the date, hour, minute, and second of delivery of the email into the Embassy’s inbox until the monthly limit is reached. In case all the slots are filled in it is necessary to wait for the next booking period. The Embassy does not interfere with the order of delivered e-mails in any way, the Embassy does not alter or influence the queue. In case the applicant cannot attend his given appointment, he/she has to request a new appointment in the standard manner. 

Legalization agenda

It is necessary to set up an appointment for all legalization procedures at the following e-mail address: consulate_tehran@mzv.cz with the following information:

  1. Name and surname

  2. Type of legalization procedure (signature legalization or superlegalization of documents)

  3. Number of documents

  4. Phone number

Without this information it is not possible to receive an appointment.

Please keep in mind that documents should be officially translated to English, stamped at the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of foreign affairs.  Also the stamp of "Certified True Copy" from the translation office is required on the Persian version of the document.

Documents are ready the following working day from 12:00 to 12:30. Should the process take longer, you will be informed by phone in advance.

Other consular services

For other consular services (e.g. new passport) please set an appointment at the following e-mail address: consulate_tehran@mzv.cz with the following information.

  1. Name and surname

  2. Type of consular service

  3. Phone number

In case of emergency or you find yourself in a life threatening situation please contact the emergency line of the Embassy.

 

 

 

 

Attachments

Appointmetnt form for Long Term Visa / Residence Permit 12 KB DOCX (FILE_TYPE_DOCX) Sep 23, 2020