Extending a student visa in the Czech Republic – residence permit     

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Where to extend a visa to the Czech Republic – long term residence permit

Czech Republic temporary residence permit. First of all, after entering a Czech university, you must provide yourself with accomodation for the next academic year and resolve the issue of obtaining a residence permit in the Czech Republic dlouhodobý pobyt (certificate of residence Czech Republic).

It is necessary to apply for an extension of a visa to the Czech Republic 90-14 days before the expiration date of the current long-term visa or 120-1 days in case of extension of a residence permit in the Czech Republic. The extension of the residence permit in the Czech Republic is handled by the Department of Migration Policy and Refugees of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (OAMP MV ČR), in abbreviated form it is usually simply called the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Here is a link to the website of the Czech Ministry of Internal Affairs: www.mvcr.cz/clanek/obcane-tretich-zemi.aspx

Phone numbers and working hours of the Ministry of Internal Affairs can be found on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Czech Republic: www.mvcr.cz/clanek/sluzby-pro-verejnost-informace-pro-cizince-kontakty.aspx

Long term residence in the czech republic. Keep in mind that you can’t just pick up and go whenever you feel like it – just like when applying for a visa, you need to reserve the day you apply. Time is limited, so never postpone the reservation until the last day – then there will definitely not be places, you will miss the date when you could apply for a Czech long term residence permit.

There are two ways to apply – by phone and online.

Documents for extending a visa and obtaining a residence permit in the Czech Republic

When to apply for a visa extension

Czech residence permit for non eu citizens. Students in the Czech Republic (visa for the purpose of study or otherwise) after one-year courses when entering a university in the Czech Republic are not applied for an extension of a long-term visa, but for obtaining a residence permit in the Czech Republic according to documents from a Czech university.

You can apply for an extension of a visa to the Czech Republic up to 90 days before the end of the visa and at least 14 days before. The amount of the state duty for the extension of a residence permit in the Czech Republic is 2500 czk. Moreover, 2500 crowns for the extension will be collected in the form of revenue stamps (sold at the post office) immediately when applying for a visa!

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Czech republic long term residence permit. You can apply for an extension of a long-term residence permit 120 days before the expiration of the biometric card and at least on the last day of its validity. In the event that the last day of validity of the visa or biometrics falls on a holiday or weekend, submission is allowed on the next business day. Of course, we categorically do not recommend leaving everything to the last moment.

If there is no confirmation of training “Potvrzení o studiu”

The decision on enrollment “Rozhodnutí o přijetí” is the most important document that, until the moment of enrollment, replaces the confirmation of study from the Czech university “Potvrzení o studiu”. In the rules for admission, each faculty has the date of the DAY OF STUDENTS ENROLLMENT. This can be any day from the day of the last exam until October 1st. Sometimes the date of entry is already reported in the “enrollment decision”.

Czech temporary residence. You must clearly understand: there is a document “Dean’s decision on your enrollment.” There is a document “Certificate that you are a student”. The first document is sent immediately after the exams and all other procedures for admission to a Czech university. It is not a full confirmation of your student status, it is only a letter of intent from the university to accept you if you show up for enrollment in students to bring missing documents such as a certificate for B2 and nostrification of previous education.

The Potvrzení o studiu confirmation is issued on a special day “Student Enrollment Day”.

Sometimes OAMR employees make a “Decision on Enrollment“, and give sufficient time for the denunciation of “Potvrzení o studiu”. Sometimes it is possible to agree with the educational department of the university so that they issue Potvrzení o studiu earlier.

You need at least two confirmations – one you will give when submitting documents, and the second you will need if you are moving into a student dorms. Better yet, take four pieces – there are never many confirmations. You never know, all of a sudden you get a job at brigádu, and when you get a job, you will definitely be asked for confirmation of training.

Temporary visa to the Czech Republic překlenovací štítek, překlenovák

Czech temporary residence. When extending a study visa in the Czech Republic, when submitting documents, you must inform the ministry employee about your absence in the Czech Republic on certain dates of your trip to your homeland. Be sure to ask at the OAMP MV ČR workplace for a certificate of residence permit in the form of a visa on the label (the so-called “bridge label”).

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Ask to stick a temporary visa to the Czech Republic Preklenovaci vizum valid until the end of September. And then you can safely return to the Czech Republic to study at a Czech university from October 1. In no case do not leave the Czech Republic until you submit documents for a residence permit in the Czech Republic and receive a temporary visa to the Czech Republic.

Process of applying for a residence permit in the Czech Republic

Biometrics in the Czech Republic when obtaining a residence permit

A temporary visa to the Czech Republic is needed if it is necessary to leave the Czech Republic during the period when the previous visa to the Czech Republic or the biometric card of the Czech Republic is no longer valid, and a new permit to stay in the Czech Republic has not yet been received. A temporary visa can be requested at your OAMP MV ČR office. Pasting the Překlenovací vizum bridge label takes place on the spot, absolutely free of charge.

Certificate of temporary residence Czech Republic.  If for some reason the documents were submitted for consideration, for example, 15 days before the expiration date of the visa, and the visa consideration lasts 40 days or longer, then there is nothing to worry about. You can absolutely legally stay in the Czech Republic all this time, and if you need to present documents, show a receipt that documents for a residence permit have been submitted.

You can also travel outside the European Union by pasting a temporary Czech visa Překlenovací štítek or “bridge label” into your passport.

Find out the latest information on the extension Czech residence card, the deadlines for submitting documents and the list of required documents on the OAMP MV ČR website – www.mvcr.cz/clanek/obcane-tretich-zemi.aspx

Filling out an application for a visa to the Czech Republic

Czech visa status check

Documents for extending a visa and obtaining a residence permit in the Czech Republic