Passports must be valid for at least 270 days from issue date
of visa for visas up to 90 days, and valid for at least 455
days for visas over 90 days.
Visa are required by all except for the following:
a) Nationals of the UK for up to 6 months and for short business
trips, and the Slovak Republic for is long as necessary.
b) Nationals of EU countries (except UK, see above; includes
nationals of French Overseas Territories for stays of between
30 and 90 days) and Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Croatia, Costa
Rica, Estonia, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Iceland, Israel,
Japan, Korea (Rep), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macau
(SAR), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Poland,
Norway, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA and
Vatican City for up to 90 days;
c) Nationals of Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Singapore for
up to 30 days
d) Transit passengers continuing their journey within 24 hours
and not leaving the airport, holding onward tickets and relevant
travel documentation. Transit visas are always required for
nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Congo (Dem Rep), Ethiopia,
Eritrea, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia,
Sri Lanka and Syrian Arab Republic.
a) Travellers with visas must register with the police within
3 working days of arrival.
of visa and cost
Single entry, Multiple-entry, Single-transit and Double-transit.
Prices vary according to the nationality.
All types of visa cost £30 for Australian nationals;
Canadian £32 (single-entry and single-entry transit)
and £65 (multiple-entry).
For British, EU and USA citizens, single-entry visas £17
and multiple-entry visas £65, for periods of stay not
over 90 days.
There are no visa fees for nationals of Afghanistan, Albania,
Cyprus, Ecuador, Pakistan, Japan, Seychelles and South Africa,
or for children under 15 years of age.
Single and Multiple entry visas are valid for 6 months from
date of issue for a visit of a specified period not exceeding
Transit visas are valid for 6 months from date of issue for
a visit of a specified period not exceeding 5 days.
Application and enquiries
Consulate (or Consular section at the Embassy); see Contact
Addresses section for details. Please note that some nationals
must apply in person for a visa. Check with the Embassy for
a) Completed application form. (original not a photocopy)
b) One recent passport-size photo per form.
c) Passport valid for at least 270 days from date of issue
of visa, with at least one blank page and a photocopy of the
d) Visa fee (payable in cash, by banker’s draft or by
postal order only).
e) Proof of sufficient funds (e.g. recent bank statement or
letter from host or sponsor).
f) A self-addressed envelope pre-paid for special delivery
should accompany postal applications.
g) Business: (a)-(f) and, (g) Letter from employer or invitation
letter from company in the Czech Republic. Student: (a)-(f)
and, (g) Letter from school or college confirming that you
are a student and confirmation of available accommodation
Working days required
7 days if application is made in person and 14 days if application
is made by mail.