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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.

Short-term Schengen visa

The possibilities to apply for short-term Schengen visa are still limited. The details could be found here. Eligible applicants should ask for appointment at the following e-mail address: consulate_tehran@mzv.cz stating name, purpose of stay and document confirming the purpose of stay.

Long-term visa and residence permits

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. 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 e-mail request must contain this filled in form (Long-term visa / resident permit appointment form (DOCX, 13 KB)), without which the e-mail will be excluded and not processed further and the following attachments:

  1. Scanned copy of travel document data page (pdf format)

  2.  Scanned copy of document of purpose of stay/residency (for example certificate of study, Business Registry statement, etc.) (pdf format)

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 15 per week - 5 slots are reserved for the applicants from the following categories: Highly Qualified Worker Program, Key and Research Staff Program, Regime Student, Business and Research purpose.        

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, 2018 and in force from September 1, 2019.

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.

Appointment period

No. of openings

Applications accepted from:

Status

January – February 2020

1

29. 12. 2019 00:00 Tehran time

Full/ Passed

March – April 2020

1

23. 02. 2020 00:00 Tehran time

Full – suspended due to COVID-19/ Passed

May – June 2020

2

26. 04. 2020 00:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

July – August 2020

1

28. 06. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

September – October 2020

1

30. 08. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

November – December 2020

2

25. 10. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

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, 2018 and in force from September 1, 2019.

The quota for Tehran is 60 slots a year out of which 30 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.

Appointment period

No. of openings

Applications accepted from:

Status

January – February 2020

5

29. 12. 2019 00:00 Tehran time

Full/ Passed

March – April 2020

5

23. 02. 2020 00:00 Tehran time

Full – suspended due to COVID-19/ Passed

May – June 2020

5

26. 04. 2020 00:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

July – August 2020

5

28. 06. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

September – October 2020

5

30. 08. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

November – December 2020

5

25. 10. 2020 10:00 Tehran time

suspended due to COVID-19

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

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 9 am. 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