Czech Republic: Visa and Passport Requirements
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A passport valid for at least 90 days beyond the length of stay in the Czech Republic is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except (1) EU nationals holding a valid passport or national ID card.
Note: EU nationals are only required to produce evidence of their EU nationality and identity in order to be admitted to any EU member state. This evidence can take the form of a valid national passport or national identity card. Either is acceptable. Passports held by EU nationals need only be valid upon entry to and exit from the Czech Republic. Possession of a return ticket, any length of validity on their document, sufficient funds for the length of their proposed visit should not be imposed.
Minors under 15 years old are allowed to travel to the Czech Republic on their parents' passports.
Visas are not required by nationals of EU countries for stays of up to 90 days; you must notify police officials if you wish to stay longer.
Nationals of Australia, Canada and the USA can visit the Czech Republic visa-free for stays of up to 90 days.
Note: Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for the Czech Republic.
British Overseas Citizens require visas as do holders of British Travel Documents (blue) under the 1951 Geneva Convention, and holders of British Travel Documents (brown) for tourism and business trips, and must apply in person.
Types and cost:
Transit and short-stay Schengen visas: €60; long-stay visa: Kč2,500. Prices differ for some nationals however; check with the consulate for details.
The short-stay Schengen visa is valid for 90 days in a six-month period within the Schengen area; the long-stay visa is required for visits of over 90 days.
Nationals requiring a transit visa can use it for one or two entries within six months.
In person at the consulate (or consular section at embassy).
The Czech Republic is a member of the Schengen area.
Seven to 15 days for short-stay Schengen visas, but allow longer for long-stay visas.
Visa applicants must show they have the equivalent of £30 per day for the duration of their stay.