Schengen Visa (up to 90 days)

The application can be filed three months before the trip. The maximum processing time is 15 days (longer processing time is possible but exceptional), the application should therefore not be filed less than 15 days before the trip. The application filed less than 15 days before the trip may not be processed in time. The decision on a Schengen (short-stay) visa is normally made within 7-15 days. Longer processing time is possible, but exceptional.

Requirements:

  • application form
  • travel document
  • photo
  • biometric features - fingerprints
  • fee
  • supporting documents proving
    • purpose of journey
    • accommodation
    • financial means
    • intention to leave the Czech Republic / Schengen Area before the visa expiry
  • travel health insurance

Long - Term Visa (over 90 days)

Applications for long-term residence permits for the purpose of study are submitted at the diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic according to the consular territorial competence.

Requirements:

  • application form

  • travel document

  • 2 photos

  • biometric features - fingerprints

  • fee

supporting documents proving

  • purpose of stay (for example school acceptance letter etc.)
  • accommodation (for example rent agreement etc.)
  • financial means (for example bank statement and international credit card etc.)
  • criminal record extract issued by the state of the applicant´s citizenship and by the state where the applicant resided in the last three years for more than six months

  • upon request a document proving fulfillment of measures against spread of infectious disease

  • travel health insurance - in case of visa issuance