Czech Republic – BEFORE YOU GO – Visas

Visas

Visa Policy

Following Visa Policy is valid now but may quickly change any time. Contact the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate below for the latest information.  

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the USA and other more than 50 countries do not need visa to visit the Czech Republic for a limited period of time. This period differs country to country. Up to 30 days without visaCitizens of Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania and Singapore are allowed to stay up to 30 days without visa. Up to 90 days without visaCitizens of Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Costa Rica, Chile, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (included Martinique, New Caledonia, Reunion, Quadeloupe, French Guyana and for periods of up to 30 days Wallis, Futuna, French Polynesia), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands (included Curacao), New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States of America, Uruguay and Vatican are allowed to stay up to 90 days without visa. Up to 180 days without visaCitizens of United Kingdom are allowed to stay up to 180 days without visa.  

Visa Required

Other foreign visitors are required to have visa. No visa can be obtained at the border or at the airports. The maximum length of any individual stay in the Czech Republic based on a visa is 90 days. The visa may be used at any time within 6 months from the date of issue. For more information contact the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate. Bearer of Czech tourist visa must register at any Czech Immigration Police Station within 3 days after arrival in the Czech Republic. Visitors staying in hotels are registered automatically. The Main Immigration Police Office is located at Olsanska 2, Praha 3.

Single Entry Visa Fees

A single entry visa for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days usually costs $21. Special rates are applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

Multiple Entry Visa Fees

A multiple entry visa for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days usually costs $80. Special rates are applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

Transit Visa

This type of visa is used for transit through the territory of the Czech Republic. The transit visa is valid up to 90 days and the requirements are basically the same as for a visa for period up to 90 days. In addition, the applicant must have in his/her passport a valid visa to enter the country of final destination and/or all other transit countries. The time-limit for one transit is 5 days. Single Entry Transit VisaSingle entry transit visa allows one to enter once and travel through the Czech Republic. The maximum length of the stay is 5 days. The price is usually $21. Special rates might be applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

Double Entry Transit Visa

Double entry transit visa allows double transits through the Czech Republic. The maximum length of each stay is 5 days. The visa fee is usually $32. Special rates are applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

Multiple Entry Transit Visa

Multiple entry transit visa allows multiple transits through the Czech Republic. The maximum length of each stay is 5 days. The visa fee is $80. Special rates are applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

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