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Visas



Visa services and contacts

Citizens of the Czech Republic, foreigners with a residence permit issued by the Czech Republic, and EU+ citizens, and foreigners with a residence permit issued in EU+ countries may enter the Czech Republic for any reason, including for tourism. You can find the conditions under which this applies in the Possibilities and Obligations of Foreigners Entering the Czech Republic.

For what reasons other foreigners can enter the Czech Republic, look at Tourism in CZ

At embassies in third countries, you can only apply for these visas and for temporary and permanent stays: any applications in countries that are on the list of countries with low risk of infection, applications of persons who hold a national certificate of vaccination (which certificates are recognized can be found in the Possibilities and obligations of foreigners when entering the Czech Republic), applications of persons, those who have had the covid-19 disease in the last 180 days (the need to provide proof of the EU COVID digital certificate or a certificate issued by an authorized body in a third country approved by the EU COVID digital certificate regulation - the list of countries is published on the website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic). The validity of this certificate must be longer than the validity of the short-stay visa. It is also possible to apply for long-term or permanent stays, long-term visas, and certain short-term visas. For other types of applications that can be made, please refer to the current measure.  

All visa applications and stays that are made in countries whose measures do not allow it must, with certain exceptions, be interrupted.

Open consulates, the range of visa services, and other related information can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

You can find an overview of who currently may or may not visit the Czech Republic on the website of the Ministry of the Interior.

You can also contact the Visa Department of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic by e-mail: vo@mzv.cz.


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