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A visa for the purpose of collecting a residence permit - D/VR

In some cases, if you have a general visa obligation in the EU, for instance when changing a passport with a valid visa sticker in your country of origin, if the validity of a long-term residence permit or visa expires in the course of proceedings on a legitimate newly filed application, or after approving applications for a long-term residence permit filed at an embassy, to return/enter the Czech Republic, you will receive visa for the purpose of rcollecting a residence permit (D/VR visa).


You shall fill in a standard long-term visa application, add your photograph, and no other requirements are necessary.


This visa is conferred ex officio in the shortest time possible.


The visa is issued for a maximum of 60 days. After entering the Czech Republic, it is necessary to report to the an MOI office within 3 days from entry for all subsequent steps to be taken.


The embassy will request you submit a document on travel medical insurance when placing the visa in your passport.

Department for Asylum and Migration Policy, January 3rd, 2022

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