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The duties of foreign nationals

EU citizens or their family members are particularly required to report changes to the following within 15 working days:

  1. name / surname

  2. marital status (marriage, divorce, widow/er/hood)

  3. information in your travel document/identity document including its replacement

  4. information in documents issued pursuant to the Act on the Residence of Foreign Nationals (e.g. in your residence permit)

  

The citizen of an EU is obliged to report the place of stay to the foreign police of the Czech Republic within 30 days of entering the Czech Republic and if the intended stay in CR is longer than 30 days. This obligation is also apply to a family member of an EU citizen, if this citizen stays in CR. The obligation to report the place of stay to the foreign police does not apply to the foreigner who fulfills this obligation at the accommodation providers.

You are required to report a change in the place of residence within 30 working days, if the change in the place of residence is expected to last longer than 180 days.

Foreign national is also required:

  • hand in the document issued pursuant to the Act on the Residency of Foreign Nationals 3 days before ending residency in the CR at the latest, with the exception of visa and travel identity documents, if these were issued for the purpose of travelling out of the country; foreign national are required to hand the document in to the authority who issued it

  • report loss, destruction, damage or theft of documents within 3 days of this event occurred; if this event occurs in this country, the foreign national reports it to the authority who issued this document, if this event occurs outside this country, the foreign national reports it to the Czech embassy; the foreign national is similarly required to report that he/she found or acquired a document that was previously reported lost or stolen

  • report loss or theft of travel documents to the police immediately

  

Other duties of foreign nationals can be found in Section 103 of Act No. 326/1999 Coll. (pdf, 1.6 MB) on residence of foreign national.

Information about reporting changes you can find here.

  


Department for Asylum and Migration Policy, July 30th, 2019

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