Date Updated

12/07/2021

  • Recovered and Vaccinated Travelers:

    • Permitted entrants from countries with a variant of concern remain required to carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test, test on arrival and quarantine, even if fully vaccinated or recovered.

    • Recovered travelers (recovered in the 180 days before entry) traveling from ‘green’ and ‘orange’ countries as listed here; do not need to carry a negative COVID-19 test, complete on-arrival testing, or complete quarantine. Recovered travelers (recovered in the 180 days before entry) traveling from ‘red’ (high risk) countries do not need to complete on-arrival testing or complete quarantine.

    • Fully vaccinated travelers, carrying a recognized vaccination certificate (both EU Digital COVID Certificate and listed third-country certificates are accepted), do not need to carry a negative COVID-19 test, complete on-arrival testing, or complete quarantine. Quarantine and COVID-19 Testing: Restrictions apply based on the highest risk level, based on a stay of more than 12 hours in the 14 days preceding entry.

    • Negative COVID-19 antigen test completed no more than 24 hours before departure, or PCR test completed no more than 72 hours before departure, for unvaccinated or non-recovered travelers; and for vaccinated and recovered travelers from ‘red’ (high risk’) countries and countries with a variant of concern. Czech nationals and their family members, and Czech residents, can carry a rapid antigen test (issued no more than 48 hours before entry). The following categories are exempt:
    - Children under 12;
    - International transport workers;
    - Individuals transiting by air in under 12 hours;
    - Essential travel for under 12 hours;
    - Cross-border workers, pupils and students commuting from a neighboring country;
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech long-term residents, carrying a positive test issued 14-180 days before entry (written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, stamped by the doctor);
    - Travelers from ‘green’ and ‘orange’ countries (as listed here) may alternatively complete a COVID-19 test within 5 days of arrival;
    - Czech nationals and residents, entering by individual transport from ‘red’ (high risk) countries. They can complete a COVID-19 PCR test within 5 days of entry but need not quarantine until receiving test results.

    • Additional in-country COVID-19 PCR test for (unvaccinated and non-recovered) travelers aged 6 and over:
    - Within 24 hours of entry for travelers from countries with an extreme risk of transmission as (travelers schedule an appointment before travel and carry reservation confirmation to ensure timely testing); and another test between 10-14 days of entry;
    - Between 5-14 days of entry for travelers from ‘red’ (high risk) or ‘dark red’ (very high risk) countries. These travelers must quarantine until their test comes back negative. Children under the age of 5 are test-exempt but must quarantine for the same duration as above.

    • The following categories are exempt from in-country testing and quarantine:
    - Children under the age of 6;
    - International transport workers;
    - Individuals transiting in under 12 hours;
    - Essential travel for under 12 hours;
    - Cross-border workers, pupils and students commuting from a neighboring country;
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech citizens or temporary or permanent residents, carrying a positive test issued in the 180 days before entry (written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, stamped by the doctor) or who were fully vaccinated (this entire group can take a PCR test immediately upon arrival); and
    - Travelers from medium or high-risk countries; vaccinated in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia (detailed requirements apply as regards dosage and vaccination timing


  • • Consular posts in countries with a very high or extreme risk of transmission suspended all visa services until further notice.

    • Most reopened consular posts offer only the following limited services:
    - Schengen visa application filing and processing for family members of EU/Czech nationals; transport, critical infrastructure, seasonal, health and social services workers; among limited others;
    - Long-term visa and residence permit application filing and processing (including processing of pending applications) for seasonal workers; Key and Scientific Personnel Program applicants (including family members seeking to travel together); Highly Qualified Employees Program applicants; and Qualified Employees Program applicants employed in health and social services occupations;
    - Long-term visa and residence permit application filing and processing (including processing of pending applications) for family reunification, for spouses and minor children of Czech residents;
    - Long-term visa application filing and processing for residence permit collection (D/VR visa), for approved permits, provided that applicants fall in one of the above categories. Application filing and processing for other visa and residence permit types remains suspended.

    • Immigration offices continue to process only registration on arrival and residence cards, by prior appointment (scheduled via phone or online); and issue bridging labels (which confirm legal stay status) for those who need to travel abroad (proof required). Travel Restrictions

    • Entry ban for countries with a very high or extreme risk of transmission, including travelers who spent over 12 hours in such countries in the 14 days prior to entry. This list now includes Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Entry is only permitted for Czech nationals and Czech long-term or permanent residence permit holders. Returning long-term visa holders are not allowed to enter when traveling from these countries.

    • Entry from other countries is allowed for:
    - Czech D visa holders; Czech C visa holders (visa issued after May 11, 2020) and C visa holders (visa issued after August 1, 2021 by another European Economic Area country, valid for travel to Czechia);
    - Fully vaccinated travelers, carrying a recognized vaccination certificate
    - Nationals and residents of ‘green’ (low-risk) countries;
    - EU/Schengen Area nationals and residents, unless traveling from ‘dark red’ (very high risk) countries;
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech long-term residents, carrying a positive test issued 14-180 days before entry (written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, stamped by the doctor);
    - Travel to work and business;
    - Travel for education purposes, including internships and examinations;
    - Travelers transiting/returning to their residence;
    - Certain UK nationals with Article 50 residence permits in some EU countries and certain spouses of UK nationals residing in the Czech Republic;
    - Essential travel purposes: care for children, relatives or animals; health and social facilities services; urgent official or emergency matters, including escorting relatives; attendance of funerals;
    - Czech nationals and residents and their eligible family members (including partners); and
    - Accompanying children of permitted entrants.

    • There may be other exemptions as explained on the Ministry of Interior site.

    • Border checks and/or restrictions may apply
  • What services can be offered:

    • Virtual

    • Lease checks

    • Check in / out

    • Negotiations

    • Timelines

    • Market availability

    • Home searches - Clients are requested to provide a vaccination certificate on the day before the service takes place.


  • • Only persons with complete vaccination, PCR test, or within 180 days after infection can be accommodated.
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  • • No restrictions on free movement of people.

    • Cultural and sporting events can be filled up to 100 percent capacity.

    • Zoological and botanical gardens, castles, chateaux, galleries, etc. can be filled to 100 percent capacity.

    • Persons over 12 years of age can register for vaccination.

    • Wearing a respirator is mandatory in all interiors of buildings (outside the residence or place of accommodation). For example, in shops, service establishments, medical and social facilities, and in public transport (no longer on platforms, in shelters or waiting rooms).

    • All shops and services can be open, opening hours are not limited

    • Dancing is only possible for those with a certificate of infectivity or with a negative test up to 24 hours old

    • Pools and swimming pools, wellness, saunas and salt caves can operate without capacity restrictions, visitors must prove themselves by a certificate of infectivity


  • • As of March 1, 2021, homemade face masks are no longer allowed in inside venues or outside locations in cities and towns where a distance of more than 2 meters cannot be kept.

    • Respirators FFP2/KN95 or higher,grade surgerical masks or other face covers that follow conditions and requirements of CSN EN 14683+AC are required.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Normal services, high rates, longer transit times.
    • Sea: Normal services, higher rates and longer transit time than usual for some destinations.


    Road Availability
    • Trucking capacity available

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative.

Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

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