Visa is a permit to arrive, stay and leave territory of Czech Republic or Schengen Area. Every individual traveler must possess his own visa. Visa document of children under 15 years of age must be registered in travel document of a parent or a legal guardian who obtain two stickers to his passport.
There are two types of visa:
- Short-term visa issued as Schengen visa for staying in Schengen area up to 90 days for purposes of: business journey, culture, employment, official or political purpose, scientific research, sport, study, tourism or visit at the invitation
- Long-term visa issued as national visa for staying in Schengen area over 90 days for purposes of: family unification, employment, entrepreneurship, medical treatment, participation in a legal entity, scientific research, sport, study.
The holders of diplomatic passports can have different conditions and should contact their Embassy in Czech Republic. The travel document of foreigner must have been issued within last 10 years and must be valid at least three months after the departure from Schengen area.