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  • The government has declared the state of emergency. Find out more here. The rules are being tightened (with some exceptions), especially for:
    • wearing respirators and surgical drapes (the obligation to wear a surgical drape applies, a respirator is mandatory in selected places - especially public transport and shops)
    • free movement on the territory (from 1.3.2021 ban on movement between districts - more for example here)
    • schools, kindergartens and children's groups will be closed
  • Dear clients,
    please notice, that on Monday February 22nd, 2021 the telephone number of Appointment and information line (974 820 680 - Prague, Central Bohemia Region, Plzeň Region, Zlín Region and South Moravia Region) will be changed.
    From February 22nd, 2021 is the new telephone number of Appointment and information line 974 801 801.
    Thank you for understanding.

  • Dear clients,
    we would like to inform you, that on March 8th and April 1st, 2021 MoI office Praha I (: Žukovského 888/2, Praha 6) will be closed due to technical reasons.
    Thank you for understanding.

    If the valid protective measure of the Ministry of Health obliges you to pass the RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 after entering the Czech Republic, do not visit the MoI office until a negative result of this test is obtained! You will not be checked in! Acces to the MoI offices will not be allowed!
    If you do not fulfill the obligation to report your arrival in person within 3 days of entering the territory (which applies to foreigners with a long-term or permanent residence permit), no sanction will be imposed on you. Then fulfill this obligation as soon as possible.
    To visit the MoI office please make an appointment and during the visit to the MoI office use only a respirator or disposable medical face mask.
    In case of a positive result of the RT-PCR test, do not arrive at the workplace until the end of the ordered quarantine measure.

    Persons without the above-mentioned protective equipment will not be allowed to enter the MoI office, as well as those who arrive before the end of any quarantine measure.

  • Dear clients,
    from January 18th, 2021 the Migration office in Brno is situated at the address: Tuřanka 1554/115b, 627 00 Brno - Slatina.
    Thank you for understanding.

  • NOTICE for adjustment of work activities of MOI offices from November 30th, 2020 HERE (pdf, 411 kB).

  • Dear clients,
    from September 14th, 2020 there is new address of MOI office Plzeň: Jagellonská 9, 301 00 Plzeň - Jižní PředměstíInformation and appointment line 974 820 680 is available from Mo - Th: 8:00 - 16:00 and Fr: 8:00 - 12:00.
    Thank you for your understanding.

  • Dear clients,
    we extend the working hours of the MOI telephone information line for you. It is now possible to call MON - THU: 8.00 - 16:00 and FRI: 8.00 - 12.00.
    Thank you

  • We would like to inform you that a practice of making copies of presented documents has changed since January 1st, 2020. You will find more information here (pdf, 170 kB).

  • You can find List of changes made by the amendment to the Act on the Residence of Foreign Nationals with effect as of July 31st, 2019 here (pdf, 184 kB).

  • Dear clients,
    we would like to inform you that you can check the status of your application via receipt number (or "ŽOV" number) here:
    Thank you for your understanding.



Disclaimer: This website is currently under construction and is continuously being updated. The information available here is not intended to be comprehensive and many details which are relevant to particular circumstances may have been omitted. It is not a complete statement of the Act on the Residence of Foreign Nationals in the Czech Republic (pdf, 1.9 MB) or policy. Please note that the MOI takes no responsibility for the content and accuracy of any of the external websites we link to from this website.


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