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Visa Fees


Visa fee is paid when applying for a visa - at consulate or in visa center.

Visa fee is paid for visa application submission, not for visa issuance.

Visa fee is not refunded in case of visa refusal.

Visa fees in the table below are given in EUR and CZK. Visa fees are mostly collected in cash in EUR or in the local currency or in other currency (such as in USD), based on the exchange rate. Information on the mode of payment and currency will be provided by the consulate.



- Schengen Visa - Airport Transit Visa (type A) EUR 80
- SCHENGEN VISA (type C) children 6-11 EUR 40
- SCHENGEN VISA (type C) children up to 6 free
- LONG-TERM VISA (type D) CZK 2,500
- RESIDENCE PERMIT (type D)                                                   CZK 2,500
- EMPLOYEE and Blue Card (type D) CZK 5,000
- Long-Term Visa for the purpose of entrepreneurship (type D) CZK 5,000
* Reduced/other rates:  
Application of citizen of a given country for:     
- Schengen Visa          EUR 35 
- Long-Term Visa free
- Schengen Visa     EUR 35
- Schengen Visa   EUR 35
- Schengen Visa     EUR 35 
Bosnia and Herzegovina  
- Schengen Visa           EUR 35 
Democratic Republic of Congo  
- Long-Term Visa CZK 17,000
- Schengen Visa EUR 35
- Long-Term Visa free
- Schengen Visa          EUR 35 
- Schengen Visa          EUR 35 
North Macedonia  
- Schengen Visa EUR 35
- Schengen Visa           EUR 35 
South Africa  
- Long-Term Visa free
- Long-Term Visa for the purpose of study at universities registered by the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth or based on a scholarship granted by the Czech Government) free
- Long-Term Visa free
- Schengen Visa EUR 35
- Schengen Visa – express EUR 70
- Long-Term Visa CZK 5,000


The following categories of applicants are exempt from visa fees:

  1. family members of citizens of the European Union or of a state which is bound by the Treaty on the European Economic Area or of a state bound by an international treaty with the European Communities, regardless of their nationality,
  2. children younger than 6 years of age,
  3. pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers traveling for the purpose of studies or professional training,
  4. researchers traveling for the purpose of scientific research as given in the Recommendation No. 2005/761/ES of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue of short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research,
  5. representatives of non-profit organizations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organised by non-profit organisations.

The following categories of applicants may be exempt from visa fees:

  1. children from 6 to 11 years of age,
  2. participants aged 25 years or less in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events, organised by non-profit organisations,
  3. holders of diplomatic, service or official passports.

Decision on exempting a category of applicants or individual applicants from paying the visa fee lies with the consulate.

* Reduced/other rates are charged based on facilitation agreements or bilateral arrangements.

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