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Visa and Consular Information

Contact: on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 p. m. to 4 p. m.

+359 2 94 86 815, +359 2 94 86 827

For receiving a date for visa application (VA), please send an e-mail with:

  • a scanned data page of your travel document
  • a scanned document, with an evidence for the purpose of stay
  • the name of the appliant for visa, date of birth, passport number, contacts and the purpose for applying

to e-mail address: visa_sofie@mzv.cz

ACCESS to ACCOMODATION and Services with Vaccination or Recovery Certificate Only in the CZECH REPUBLIC - 22. 11. 2021

Access to Accommodation and Services with Vaccination or Recovery Certificate Only As of November 22, 2021, accommodation, restaurants, beauty and sports services and others will be accessible by fully vaccinated persons and persons… more ►

As of March 18th, 2022 the conditions for entry of the persons into the Czech Republic are relaxed.

Citizens travelling to the Czech Republic from EU+ countries can enter without presentation of any epidemiologic document and passenger Locator Form. Citizens arriving from the non-EU+ countries still must respect the previous rules. more ►

Increased visa fee for the citizens of Gambia

More details see more ►

New Obligation of Adaptation and Integration Course for Foreign Nationals as of 1 January 2021

Every foreign national who, as of 1 January 2021, is issued a long-term residence permit for the territory of the Czech Republic, and also every foreign national who is issued a permanent residence permit after this date is obliged to take the… more ►

OVERVIEW: Consulates where visa services are resumed and where they remain suspended


Lists of countries are compiled in accordance with the Point I/7, 8 and 9 of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health from July 17, 2020, Article 41 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and Article 55 of the Vienna Convention… more ►

The Campaign against Abuse of the Workers from Bulgaria in the Czech Republic

EURES in the co-operation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic has preapred the campaign against abuse of workers from Bulgaria in Czechia. more ►

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sofia informs, that the Embassy will be closed on Wednesday, September the 28th due to the Official Holiday of the Czech Republic.

What is Schengen Information System - SIS

Information and data on SIS more ►

Visa and Consular Section

At the Consular and Visa Section we assist both the Czech and European Union citizens in need of urgent assistance. We also provide a complete portfolio of consular and visa services. more ►