The Czech Republic refused to issue visas and residence permits to Russians until the end of March 2023
An exception will be made for trips for humanitarian purposes. The Czech authorities suspended the issuance of visas and residence permits to Russians immediately after the start of the military operation in Ukraine. Now they have extended this measure for a year
Citizens of Russia and Belarus will not be issued visas to the Czech Republic and a residence permit until the end of March 2023. The government supported the proposal of the Czech Foreign Ministry, according to České noviny.
An exception will be made for humanitarian trips.
Such a measure is designed to “protect the foreign policy interests of the Czech Republic.” in connection with the hostilities in Ukraine and put pressure on Russia and Belarus, the authorities explained.
The decision does not apply to those who already have a residence permit. It also does not apply to the issuance of short-term visas to family members of Czech or EU citizens for accompaniment, as well as long-term visas and residence permits, if the stay of those applying for them “is in the interests of the Czech Republic.”
The Czech Republic suspended the issuance of visas and residence permits to Russians immediately after the start of the military operation in Ukraine. The authorities were also going to review decisions on already issued entry and long-term residence permits.
At the moment, visas cannot be obtained for Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and the Czech Republic. Norway suspended the acceptance of applications, but since April it has been resumed.
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