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Permanent residence permit for the purpose of family unification (child of a foreign national with a permanent residence permit)

A foreign national applying for this permit as a minor child or adult dependent on a foreign national who is staying in the Czech Republic on the basis of a permanent residence permit, if the reason for the application is family unification, then he/she may apply for permanent residence pursuant to §66/1/d of the Act on the Residence of Foreign Nationals (pdf, 1.7 MB), without meeting the condition of previous continuous residence in the Czech Republic.

A minor is understood to be a foreign national under 18 years, in the case of a minor foreign national’s application, the issue of dependency is not appraised. A dependent child is likewise understood to be a foreign national under 26 years, who studies continuously at a secondary school or higher education establishment abroad and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has not issued a decision as to whether this study is set at the level of studies at secondary school or higher education in the Czech Republic. A child’s dependency is appraised in accordance with the Act on State Social Support (pdf, 279 kB).

The application for permanent residence is filed at a Czech Embassy abroad or directly at an MOI office if the foreign national, who is to be issued a permanent residence permit, resides in the Czech Republic on the basis of temporary residence.

The following requirements must be submitted with the application:

  1.  a travel document,

  2. 2 photographs,

  3. document confirming the purpose of the stay,

  4. Proof of accommodation,

  5. Proof of funds,

  6. the consent of a parent or any other statutory representative or guardian to the permanent residence of a child in the Czech Republic if the family reunification with such parent, statutory representative or guardian is not concerned; this provision shall not apply if a foreign national proves that he/she is a unable to submit such document due to reasons beyond his/her control,

  7. document similar to an extract from the Penal Register record, not if it concerns a foreign national under 15 years.

 

The requirements for the application shall not be older than 180 days except for the travel document, the birth certificate and the photograph of the foreign national if it corresponds to his/her actual appearance.

 


Department for Asylum and Migration Policy, 21 September 2016

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