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Visa and Consular Information

Important announcements:

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tehran is responsible for processing and approving long-term visa and residence permit applications for legal residents of Iran.  The applicant must have a residence permit for Iran valid for at least 2 years. Afghani nationals that do not hold residence permit for Iran should contact the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Islamabad.

Consular section

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tehran has territorial consular and visa competence for Islamic Republic of Iran. Below you can find working hours and instructions where to find the necessary information. Latest changes and announcements can be also find here. Undelivered documents could be found on the Official Notice Board.

Office hours of the Consular Section:

Be informed that you will be allowed to enter the consular section only with a valid appointment. The only exceptions is state of emergency of Czech nationals and submitting Schengen visa applications by EU family member (only on Thursday). For delivery of additional/missing documents (e.g. insurance, appeal, etc.) or for pick-up of documents (e.g. legalized documents, letters from MoI, etc.) you can come without appointment between 11:00-12:00.

Sunday

Passport/Visa Pickup

Legalization

12:00 - 12:15

12:20 – 12:50

Monday

Passport/Visa Pickup

Legalization

12:00 - 12:15

12:20 – 12:50
Tuesday

Long-term visa/residence permit

Passport/Visa Pickup

 

12:00 - 12:15

Wednesday

Long-term visa/residence permit

Passport/Visa Pickup

 

12:00 - 12:15

Thursday

Schengen visa submitted by EU Family member / Visa sticker transfer / Bridge visa

Translation verification

Passport/Visa Pickup

09:05 – 10:20

 

10:30 – 11:30

12:00 – 12:15

The Embassy is closed during the Czech National Holidays. Other closures will be announced in the “Important announcementssection above.

List of Czech National Holidays in 2024:

1 January                         New Year's Day

29 March - 01 April       Easter

1 May                                Labour Day

8 May                               Liberation Day

5 July                               Saints Cyril and Methodius Day

6 July                               Jan Hus Day

28 September               Czech Statehood Day

28 October                    Czech Independence Day

17 November                Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day

24 - 26 December       Christmas

Visa services:

The Embassy is responsible for visa services for citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran and for those, who have valid residence permit in Iran with validity for more than 2 year. You can find general information about visa / residence permit for the Czech Republic on the website here.

Basic information with country specifics regarding Iran can be found here for long-term visa / residence permit and for short-term Schengen visa.

Communication methods and working languages:

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tehran hereby announces that in accordance with Section 169 of Act No. 326/1999 Coll., On the Residence of Foreigners in the Czech Republic and on Amendments to Certain Acts (as amended), the working languages of the local authority (Visa Section) are Czech language and English language with the exception for interrogations which according to § 16 of the Administrative Procedure Code are always conducted in Czech language.

Applicants for long-term visas and residence permits who cannot communicate in the above stated languages need to arrange, at their own expenses, an interpreter.

The Embassy communicates by following methods only: email, regular post, fax or phone. The Embassy does not use any of social networks for communication.

The Embassy answers all emails, except spam, usually within 3 working days. You will not get any answers during the public holidays or weekends. Please, do not resend your requests or questions multiple times.     

Fees:

All visa and legalization fees are to be paid in EUR - cash only. Payments in EUR coins are welcomed! Paying an exact amount is appreciated.

If the fee is stated by the Act on Administrative Fees No. 634/2004 Sb. in other currency than euro, than the euro equivalent based on current exchange rate of the Czech National Bank is charged.

The full list of all fees can be found on this website (in Czech language):

You can find a list of visa fees here.

Here you can find list of most common consular and administrative fees.

Superlegalization - 600 CZK

Signature authentication – 250 CZK (for each signature)

Copy authentication – 300 CZK (for each page)

Temporary travel document issuance – 400 CZK

Ordinary passport issuance – 1.200 CZK

Ordinary passport issuance (children under 15) – 400 CZK

Filing of Criminal Record extract application – 200 CZK

 

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