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Solving residence matters of foreign nationals in the territory of the CZ in connection with COVID-19



  • Crisis measure no. 1050 about the possibility of accelerating the change of employer for foreign nationals residing in the Czech Republic can be found here.

  • Following the current measures of the Ministry of Health due to COVID-19, the opening hours of the Ministry of the Interior offices (Department for Asylum and Migration Policy) do not change. All appointments for these offices remain valid, as well as the opening hours remain unchanged. Any changes to individual workplaces are listed here:

  • Current measures of Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic can be found here.

  • Foreign nationals (Third-country nationals) with
    - short-term visa for the purpose employment
    - short-term visa for the purpose seasonal
    - visa for a stay of over 90 days for the purpose seasonal, or
    - special work visa,
    which the validity of visa ended after March 12th, 2020 and employer arranged extension of employment relationship or new employment relationship immediately related to the previous employment relationship, the travel period is extended up to November 16th, 2020; validity of work permit is also extended (you can find more information here:
    This information can be found in:
    - Ukrainian here (pdf, 144 kB),
    - Vietnamese here (pdf, 91 kB),
    - Russian here (pdf, 143 kB),
    - Romanian here (pdf, 154 kB),
    - Chinese here (pdf, 101 kB),
    - Arabic here (pdf, 97 kB),
    - Spanish here (pdf, 153 kB),
    - French here (pdf, 153 kB).

  • Protective measure of Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic - restrictions on crossing state border of the Czech Republic with the effectiveness from October 5th, 2020 - can be found here.

  • The announcement of Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic issuing the list of countries or their parts with a low risk of COVID-19 can be found here.

  • Extraordinary and protective measures of Ministry of Health can be found here. 


Department for Asylum and Migration Policy, October 9th, 2020

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