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After being accepted for studies in the Czech Republic, the student must apply to the local Czech embassy for a visa. The whole procedure of obtaining a visa for study purposes can take up to 60–90 days, so it is recommended to apply for the visa well in advance.
Applicants for a long-term stay over 90 days can register in VISAPOINT to submit the application. Ask at the Czech Embassy if this tool is available in your country. If not, you have to submit all required documents in person at the Czech Embassy. It is highly recommended to book an appointment in advance.
Students arriving for a period longer than 90 days apply for a long-term residence permit for study purposes. The following documents are mainly required for receiving a student visa.
Upon request of the administrative body, the applicant also submits:
Fees for visa:
Visa request CZK 2. 500
Visa Permit Card CZK 2.500
New residence cards are issued as an ID card containing a data carrier with biometric data.
Due to the Czech Republic’s membership of the EU, citizens of the European Union, countries (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom), citizens of European Economic Area countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway), and citizens of Switzerland, do not require any visa for any type of visit or stay in the Czech Republic.
The validity of the long-term residence permit for the purpose of “studies” in the Czech Republic can be repeatedly extended, but cannot be extended for a period longer than 2 years. You can a request visa extension through the foreign police, 90–14 days before your Day-duration of visa expires.
More specific information about visa and residence permit here.