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AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING CZECH REPUBLIC


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Czech Republic starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter the Czech Republic. All tourists entering the country territory from another (Schengen area member) are exempted from presenting their passports to Czech authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Czech custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Czech territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200) / cigarillos (100) / cigars (50) / smoking tobacco (250g);
  • Alcohol: Still table wine (2L), spirits (1L) / fortified wine (2L);
  • Perfume: Perfume (60 mL), eau de toilette (250 mL)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800) / cigarillos (400) / cigars (200) / smoking tobacco (1kg);
  • Alcohol: Spirits (10L) / fortified wine (20L) / wine 90L, beer (110L)


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering the Czech Republic with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 years old are exempt from holding a passport if traveling with companions (parents, grandparents or guardian) if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • children’s names are registered in the passport of the companion.


List of American diplomatic offices in Czech Republic


Embassy of the United States in Prague, Czech Republic

Address: Trziste 15, 118 01 Praha 1, Czech RepublicCheck on map


Phone: (+420) 257 022 000


Fax: (+420) 257 022 809


Email: consprague@state.gov


Website: https://cz.usembassy.gov/embassy/prague/


Office Hours: 7:00 to 19:00 Monday through Friday



List of Czech diplomatic offices in United States of America


Czech Embassy in Washington D.C., United States of America

Address: 3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW, Washington, DC 20008Check on map


Phone: (202) 274-9100


Fax: (202) 966-8540


Email: washington@embassy.mzv.cz


Website: http://www.mzv.cz/washington/


Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 09.00 - 18.00 Friday: 09.00 - 15.30


Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles, USA

Address: 10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA, 90024-4879, (located on the South-East corner of Wilshire Blvd. and VeterCheck on map


Phone: 001310/4730889


Fax: 001310/4739813


Email: losangeles@embassy.mzv.cz


Website: http://www.mzv.cz/losangeles


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, USA

Address: 321 East 73rd Str., New York, NY 10021, (between 1st and 2nd Avenue).Check on map


Phone: (646)422-3344


Fax: (646) 422-3311


Email: newyork@embassy.mzv.cz


Website: http://www.mzv.cz/consulate.newyork


Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, USA

Address: Michigan Plaza Bldg., 205 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1680, IL 60601 ChicagoCheck on map


Phone: 001/312-861-1037


Fax: 001/312-861-1944


Email: chicago@embassy.mzv.cz


Website: http://www.mzv.cz/chicago


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 08.30 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Spring House, USA

Address: 921, A Bethlehem Pike, Suite 102, PA 19477 Spring House, P.O.Box 777Check on map


Phone: 001-215/6467777


Fax: 001-215/6289007


Email: philadelphia@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Atlanta, USA

Address: c/o Gleeds/Castell, Four Concourse Pkwy., Suite 215, GA 30328 Atlanta


Phone: +1 678 587 9198


Fax: +1 770 395 1655


Email: Atlanta@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Wendesday 14.00 - 16.00


Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Houston, USA

Address: Stephenson and Snokhous, 4544 Post Oak Place Dr, Suite 378, Houston, TX 77027Check on map


Phone: 001-254/8263004


Fax: 001-254/8267727


Email: Houston@honorary.mzv.cz


Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Fort Lauderdale, USA

Address: Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Emerald Lake Corp. Park, 3111 Stirling Road, FL 33312 Fort LauderdaleCheck on map


Phone: 001-954/9854128


Fax: 001-954/9854176


Email: FortLauderdale@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.30


Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in San Francisco, USA

Address: 500 Sansome St. 8th Floor, CA 94111 San FranciscoCheck on map


Phone: 001-415/7729603


Fax: 001-415/7729670


Email: SanFrancisco@honorary.mzv.cz


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in West, USA

Address: 11748 Heritage Parkway, West, TX 76691Check on map


Phone: 001-254/8263004


Fax: 001-254/8267727


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Kansas, USA

Address: 105 West 113th Street, MO 64114 Kansas CityCheck on map


Phone: 001-816/9422794


Fax: 001-816/9420214


Email: kansascity@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 09.00 - 17.00 hod.


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Anchorage, USA

Address: 810 N St., Suite 100, AK 99501 AnchorageCheck on map


Phone: +1 907 274 2602


Fax: +1 907 258 2001


Email: Anchorage@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in St. Paul, USA

Address: SOKOL Hall/C.S.P.S. Hall, 385 Michigan St., St. Paul


Phone: +1 952 758 5747


Fax: +1 952 758 5748


Email: vanasek@bevcomm.net


Office Hours: Wendesday 09.00 - 13.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Kenner, USA

Address: 3800 Florida Ave., Suite 202, KennerCheck on map


Phone: 001-504/4561336


Fax: 001-504/4551565


Email: NewOrleans@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 08.00 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Clarence, USA

Address: The Museum of European Art, 10545 Main Street, NY 14031 Clarence


Phone: +1 716 759 6078


Fax: +1 716 759 1983


Email: buffalo@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Lake Oswego, USA

Address: 320 A Avenue, Suite 5, OR 97034 Lake OswegoCheck on map


Phone: 001-503-293-9545


Fax: 001-503-293-9546


Email: Portland@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Friday 16.45 - 18.45


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Wellesley, USA

Address: 28 Howe Street, MA 02482 WellesleyCheck on map


Phone: 001-617/3581776


Fax: 001-617/3535084


Email: boston@honorary.mzv.cz


Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 09.00 - 15.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Pittsburgh, USA

Address: Regional Enterprise Tower,425 Sixth Avenue, 11th Floor, Pittsburg, PA 15219Check on map


Phone: 001-412/8556581


Fax: 001-412/3921040


Email: pittsburgh@honorary.mzv.cz


Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN in New York

Address: 1109-1111 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 100 28, (Madison and 83rd St.).Check on map


Phone: 646 981 4001


Fax: 646 981 4099


Email: un.newyork@embassy.mzv.cz


Website: http://www.mzv.cz/un.newyork


Czech Center in UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Address: 321 E 73rd. Str., NY 10021 New YorkCheck on map


Phone: 001212/2880830


Fax: 001212/2880971


Email: info@czechcenter.com


Website: http://www.czechcenter.com


Office Hours: Tuesday, Wendesday, Friday 09.00 - 17.00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Address: 8814 Bay Harbour Blvd., FL 32836 Orlando, FloridaCheck on map


Phone: +1 407 375 0874


Fax: +1 407 248 3402


Email: rinochovsky@cfl.rr.com


Office Hours: Friday 14:00 - 17:00


Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Address: 175 East 400 South, Suite 900, 84111 Salt Lake CityCheck on map


Phone: +1 888 853 3360


Fax: 001-801/524 1098


Email: jtt@princeyeates.com


Office Hours: Monday, Wendesday, Thursday 10.00 - 15.00



Medical Information

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About Czech Republic

Capital: Prague
Languages:
  • Czech 95.4%;
  • Slovak 1.6%;
  • Other 3%;

Area: 78,866 KM2
Population: 10,476,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Koruna (CZK)
Calling Code: +420

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