Wissenswertes - Prag

 

Visas and Embassies

Visa Policy

Following Visa Policy is valid now but may quickly change any time. Contact the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate for the latest information. For more detailed info please go directly on the web site of our Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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 visa
Citizens of Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania and Singapore are allowed to stay up to 30 days without visa.

Up to 90 days without visa
Citizens 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 visa
Citizens 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 USD. 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 USD. 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 Visa
Single 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 USD. 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 USD. 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 USD. Special rates are applied for citizens of some countries. Consult the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate.

The Customs Policy

You are allowed to export from the Czech Republic without any permission articles of noncommercial nature, i.e., articles that are, as to their kind and quantity, imported exclusively to meet the personal needs of these persons and members of their families or which are to be given as presents. The value of the exported articles is not limited.

If the exported articles are subject to legal regulations, such as veterinary regulations, regulations concerning protection of cultural values, museum and gallery pieces, health and environmental protection, security, etc., the customs officers will require export permission pursuant to these regulations.

Be careful when you buy antique or museum quality art. You will probably have a trouble with the customs on the way out. In general, everything made before 1920 may be non-exportable.

Import of gifts is permitted without duty and VAT if the quantity and value do not exceed 6000 Kc ($180).

When importing tobacco products and alcoholic beverages, duty free import is limited to 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco or reasonable combination of the above. When importing alcoholic beverages, duty free import is limited to 1 liter of liquor or 2 liters of wine. When importing perfume, duty free import is limited to 50 grams of perfume or 0.25 liters of eau de toilette.

Embassies and consulates

Europe:

Albania

Pod kaštany 22/526, Prague 6

Phone: 233 370 594

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

 

Austria

Viktora Huga 10, Praha 5

Phone: 257 090 511


Belarus

Sádky 17/626, Prague 7

Phone: 233 540 899

Fax: 233 540 925

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

 

Belgium

Valdštejnská 6/152, Prague 1

Phone: 257 533 524

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm (Fri only 4.00 pm)

 

Bulgaria

Krakovská/580, Prague 1

Phone: 222 211 258

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 4.30 pm

 

Bosnia a Herzegovina

Opletalova 27, Praha 1

Phone: 224 422 510


Croatia

V prhledu 829/9, Prague 6

Phone: 233 340 479

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Denmark

Maltézské náměstí 5/475, Prague 1

P.O. Box 25

Phone: 257 531 600

Open: Mon - Fri: 9 am - 4 pm

 

Estonia

Na Kampě Prague 1

Phone: 257 011 180

Open: Mon - Fri: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

 

Finland

Hellichova 1/458, Prague 1

Phone: 251 177 251

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm

 

France

Velkopřevorská 2, Prague 1

Phone: 251 171 711

 

Germany

Vlašská 19, Praha 1

Phone: 257 113 111


Greece

Na Ořechovce 19, Praha 6

Phone: 222 250 943


Hungary

Pod Hradbami 17, Praha 6

Phone: 220 317 200


Ireland

Tržiště 13, Prague 1

Phone: 257 530 061-4

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 12.30 pm, 14.30 pm - 4.30 pm

 

Italy

Nerudova 20, Prague 1

Phone: 233 080 111

Open: Mon/Wen/Thu/Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm

 

Luxemburg

Apolinářská 439/9, Praha 2

Phone: 257 181 800

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.30 am - 12.00 pm,  2 pm - 4.30 pm

 

Makedonia

Balbínova 4/392

Phone: 222 251 093

 

Netherlands

Gottharská 6/27, Praha 6

Phone: 233 015 200

 

Norway

Hellichova 1/458, Praha 1

Phone: 257 323 737

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Poland

Pevnostní 9, Praha 6

Phone: 257 099 500

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.15 am - 4.15 pm 

 

Portugal

Pevnostní 9, Praha 6

Phone: 257 311 230-1

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Romania

Nerudova 5, Praha 1

Phone: 257 534 210


Russia

nám. Pod Kaštany 1, Praha 6

Phone: 233 374 100

Open: Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 1.00 pm,  2 pm - 5 pm

 

Slovakia

Pod Hradbami 1, Praha 6

Phone: 233 113 051

 

Slovenia

Pod Hradbami 15, Praha 6

Phone: 233 081 211


Spain

Badeniho 401/4, Praha 7

Phone: 233 097 211

 

Sweden

Úvoz 13, Praha 1

Phone: 220 313 200

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm

 

Switzerland

Pevnostní 7, Praha 6

Phone: 220 400 611

Open: Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm 


United Kingdom

Thunovská 14, Praha 1

Phone: 257 402 111



Afrika:

Algeria

V tišině 10/483, Prague 6

Phone: 233 371 142

Open: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Congo

Bošínská 251/25, Prague 9

Phone: 286 854 665


Egypt

Pelléova 14/13, Prague 6

Phone: 224 311 506

Open: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Ghana

V tišině 4/781, Prague 6

Phone: 233 377 236

Open: 8.30 am - 3.00 pm

 

Libya

Na baště sv. Jiří 258/7, Prague 6

Phone: 233 324 160


Morocco

Mickiewiczova 6, Prague 6

Phone: 233 325 656

Open: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

 

Senegal (Consulate)

Ve struhách 1076/27, Prague 6

Phone: 255 725 172

 

Seychelles (Consulate)

Fügnerovo nám. 1808/3, Prague 2

Phone: 224 498 511

Open: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

 

South Africa

Ruská 65/2156, Prague 10

Phone: 267 311 114

Open: 8.00 am - 4.30 pm (Fri only 2.00 pm)

 

Tunisia

Nad kostelem 725/8, Prague 4

Phone: 244 460 652

Open: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm

 

America:

Argentina

Panská 6, Prague 1

Phone: 224 212 448

 

Brazil

Panská 5, Prague 1

Phone: 224 324 965

Open: 9 am - 5 pm

 

Canada

Muchova 240/6, Prague 6

Phone: 272 101 800

Open: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm - 4.30 pm

 

Chile

U Vorlíků 4/623, Prague 6

Phone: 224 315 064

Open: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

 

Cuba

Sibiřské nám. 1, Prague 6 - Bubeneč

Phone: 224 311 253

Open: 8.00 am - 11:30 am

 

Dominican Republic (Consulate)

Na poříčí 12/1041, Prague 1

Phone: 224 872 132


Ecuador (Consulate)

Verdunská 27/723, Prague 6

Phone: 224 325 144

Open: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

 

Guatemala (Consulate)

Hrusická 8/2513, Prague 4

Phone: 272 761 416

Open: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

 

Mexico

V Jirchářích 151/10, Praha 1

Phone: 283 061 530

Open: 9.00 am - 2 pm

 

Nicaragua (Consulate)

Ve Smečkách 801/33, Prague 1

Phone: 222 210 457


Panama (Consulate)

Korunní 63/1386, Prague 2 - Vinohrady

Phone: 224 251 411

Open: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

 

Paraguay (Consulate)

Malostranské nám. 23/37, Prague 1

Phone: 257 533 767

Open: Tue, Wed, Thu: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

 

Peru

Muchova 223/9, Prague 6

Phone: 224 316 210

Open: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm

 

Uruguay

Muchova 9, Prague 6

Phone: 224 314 755

Open: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

USA

Tržiště 365/15, Prague 1

Phone: 257 022 000

Open: 8.00 am - 4.30 pm

 

Asia:

Afghanistan

Komornická 1852/25, Praha 6

Phone: 233 544 228

Open: 9.30 am - 2.00 pm

 

China

Pelléova 71/18, Prague 6

Phone: 224 311 323

Open: 8.00 am - 12.00 pm, 1.30 pm - 5 pm

 

Philippines

Senovážné náměstí 8, Prague 1

Phone: 224 216 397

Open: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

 

India

Milady Horákové 60/93, Praha 7

Phone: 257 533 490

Open: 9.30 am - 12.00 pm

 

Indonesia

Nad Buďánkami II 7, Prague 5

Phone: 257 214 388

Open: 8.00 am - 12.00 pm, 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

 

Iraq

Na Zátorce 10, Prague 6

Phone: 224 326 976

Open: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

 

Iran

Na Zátorce 18, Prague 6

Phone: 220 570 454

Open: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

 

Israel

Badeniho 2, Prague 7

Phone: 233 097 500

Fax: 233 097 519

 

Japan

Maltézské nám. 6, Prague 1

Phone: 257 533 546

Fax: 257 532 377

Open: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm - 5.30 pm

 

Yemen

Pod Hradbami 5, Prague 6

Phone: 233 331 568

Open: 8.30 am - 3.30 pm

 

Jordan

Rennweg 17/4, Vienna

Phone: 00431-4051025

Open: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

 

Algeria

V tišině 10/483, Prague 6

Phone: 233 371 142

Open: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

 

Australia and Oceania:

Australia (Consulate)

Klimentská 1207/10, Prague 1

Phone: 296 578 350

 

New Zealand (Consulate)

Dykova 1156/19, Prague 10

Phone: 222 514 672



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