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Czech Republic Schengen Visa Application

Are you planning to discover the beautiful Czech Republic? Would you also like to take a tour of Europe? Well, you are lucky because, with the Czech Republic Schengen Visa, you can do both. Use our simplified online application form and get ready to travel!

Not only is iVisa's application form up to 50% shorter than on the government website, but you’ll also get 24/7 access to an iVisa Expert, a step-by-step application guide, and a careful review before submitting.

Keep reading for more information, or apply directly online for the Czech Republic Schengen Visa!

What is the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

With the Czech Republic Schengen Visa it is possible to visit this beautiful country while exploring Europe and the Schengen Area without obtaining multiple visas.

With the Czech Republic Schengen Visa, you can visit the following Schengen countries:

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Iceland, Czech Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Sweden, and Switzerland.

The Czech Republic does not have to be the first country you enter on this visa, but it is recommended.

What can I do with the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

  • You can enjoy tourist activities, visit friends and family, and do business activities.

  • Travel to the Czech Republic for health reasons.

  • Do training and short studies.

  • Do scientific research.

  • Play sports and participate in cultural activities.

  • Volunteering or other nonprofit activities for less than 3 months.

What can I not do with the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

  • Carry out remunerated business (paid work).

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Who can apply for the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

The Schengen Zone is visa-free for EU citizens and Schengen nationals. Most other travelers, however, must apply for a Czech Republic Schengen Visa and undergo an interview before traveling.

Children and minors are also required to apply for a Czech Schengen Visa if they are from an eligible nation.

Additionally, the following passport holders are eligible to visit the Schengen zone without a visa:

  • United States

  • United Kingdom

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • Canada

Find out if you need a visa to visit the Czech Republic using our handy Visa Checker Tool, and apply instantly online!

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How long can I stay in the country with the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

You can visit the country and Schengen area for up to 90 days Per Entry with this Czech visa.

Please note: It is possible to apply for multiple-entry visas through iVisa, but the Czech Republic authorities decide whether you will be given a single-entry, double-entry, or multiple-entry visa. Visas for multiple entries can be issued from 180 days up to five years.

Contact the Czech embassy or consulate near you for more info about another Czech Republic Visa, such as residence permit or a long-term visa.

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Which documents do I need to apply for the Czech Republic Schengen Visa?

When you apply for the Czech Schengen Visa with iVisa, we'll send you a list of all the documents you need. Czech Schengen Visa requirements include:

  • Visa application form: The simple and easy iVisa application form should be correctly filled out, printed, and signed.

  • Passport photo: If you don’t have one, use iVisa’s affordable digital photo service.

  • Valid passport: Valid for at least three months after arrival. There must be at least two blank pages in your passport for visa stickers. The Czech authorities will be in touch in case you need to provide extra documents, such as bank statements or a travel itinerary. For minors applying for a Schengen visa, their birth certificates and parental consent must be provided.

How to apply for the Czech Republic Schengen visa online with iVisa

To get your Czech Republic Schengen Visa as soon as possible, follow these three steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the simplified iVisa application form with your travel and personal information. We will send you a step-by-step PDF guide with instructions and tips, and your iVisa Expert can be contacted at all times if you have questions.

  • Step 2: Double-check all info, and pay the iVisa service fee online with a debit/credit card or PayPal. Any government visa fees are paid at the embassy, consulate, or Visa Application Center (VAC).

  • Step 3: Bring all required documents to the Czech visa appointment. In case you have to do an interview, we will send you a checklist and some must-know tips to help you prepare.

Apply online now and get ready to travel to the Czech Republic!

What is the cost and processing time of the Czech Republic Schengen Visa application?

iVisa currently offers one processing option for Czech Republic Schengen Visas:

  • Standard processing: Can take up to 30 days and costs USD $164.99 excluding any government fees.

You'll also get a PDF guide with all the tips and tricks you need to fill out your application and prepare for your interview.

The government fee, around USD 84.85, must be paid in cash at the VAC or consulate (half-price for children between 6 and 12 and free for kids under 6). There are a few exceptions.

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Do I need the Czech Republic Schengen Visa if I’m transiting through the country?

You don’t need an Airport Transit Visa to transit through the Czech Republic if you already have a Schengen Visa, unless you are from one of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Chad, Congo(DR), Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian National Authorities, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.

Because this type of information constantly changes, we still advise you to contact your local embassy if you need a Transit Visa.

Benefits of getting your Czech Republic Schengen Visa with iVisa

  • 100% government-compliant:: Our team of iVisa Experts will review your information and make sure it is 100% compliant with government requirements.

  • Unlimited access to your iVisa Expert: We assign you a personal iVisa Expert to guide you through the entire application process, from start to end.

  • Simplified application form: Fill out a clear and short survey with 50% fewer questions instead of 60 confusing and tedious questions.

  • Fill out at your own pace: Complete the application form at your own pace, make changes whenever you want, and save your progress.

  • Step-by-step PDF guide: Receive a PDF guide with all the tips you need to answer difficult questions, a document checklist, and guidance on how to prepare for your interview.

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COVID-19 entry requirements and restrictions in the Czech Republic

For all other travelers, COVID-19 testing, vaccination, or quarantine is currently not required to enter the Schengen Zone, including the Czech Republic.

Where can I learn more?

Please contact us if you have questions about the Schengen Visa application process. Our dedicated online team of customer service agents is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via online chat. You can also contact them by email at [email protected].

Required Documents to Apply
  • Applicant's Photo

  • Passport Scan

Important Instructions
  • The Czech Republic Schengen Visa is a multiple-entry travel document to visit the Czech Republic and all the 26 countries of the Schengen Area.

  • This visa is usually valid for a period of 180 days and you can stay in the Schengen Area for a maximum of 90 days per entry.

  • We advise you to apply for this visa 2 months ahead to avoid any delays.

  • With the Czech Republic Schengen Visa you can do tourism and unpaid business activities, do short studies, courses, or research, do training placements, play sports, do cultural activities, visit friends and family, receive medical treatment, volunteer activities, or other nonprofit activities.

  • You can also enter by air, land, or sea with the Czech Republic Schengen Visa.

  • If you are traveling by sea or you are a sailor, we advise you to apply 3 months in advance.

  • You can complete the visa application form online with iVisa. We assigned you an iVisa Expert to review your application to make it 100% government-compliant so you can avoid rejections.

  • For this visa you will have to pay a government fee of $84.85 USD (80 euros) in cash (appointment fee unincluded).

  • Children between the age of 6 and 12 will need to pay a government fee of $42.43 USD (40 euros) in cash.

  • Children under 6 years old don’t need to pay a government fee.

  • If you are a foreign member of a family composed of members of the EU or Switzerland, you don’t have to pay a government fee. Find more information about fee-exempt travelers in the FAQs section.

  • iVisa is a legitimate company, accredited and recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For more information, see the FAQs below.

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If this occurs, please contact our customer service team. Our visa experts are available 24/7 and will gladly help resolve the problem with your Czech Republic Schengen Visa application.

Our iVisa experts review all applications and documentation to help you avoid rejections. If government officials find any errors and reject your application, iVisa will refund the iVisa processing fee.

Note: Government fees will not be refunded.

You may reapply for your Czech Republic Schengen Visa if your application is canceled or rejected.

Your current email address will be used to send your approved visa. Please check your spam folder if it does not arrive in your inbox.

If you still need help finding any updates related to your Czech Republic Schengen Visa application from iVisa, please contact our 24/7 customer service team, who will happily look into the situation and help you resolve it.

No, you can’t work or do business activities involving any payment on a standard Czech Republic Schengen Visa.
You may do short studies on a Czech Republic Schengen Visa.
Yes, you can! The Czech Republic Schengen Visa is a travel authorization that allow