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


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.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia 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 Australian 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.

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 Australian diplomatic offices in Czech Republic

Australian Consulate in Prague, Czech Republic

Address: 6th Floor, Solitaire Bldg, Klimentska ul. 10, Prague 110 00 - 1, Czech RepublicCheck on map

Phone: +420 221 729 260

Fax: +420 296 578 352


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00

Details: Mr Petr Vodvarka - Consul

List of Czech diplomatic offices in Australia

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra, Australia

Address: 8 Culgoa Circuit, O'Malley, Canberra, ACT 2606Check on map

Phone: 0061/2/62901386

Fax: 00612/62900006



Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 12.00 noon, 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Consulate of the Czech Republic in Sydney, Australia

Address: 169 Military Road, Dover Heights NSW 2030Check on map

Phone: + 61 2 9581 0111

Fax: +61 2 93719635



Office Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Friday 07.45 - 16.15 Opening Hours For Public: Tuesday 09.00 - 11.30, 13.30 - 15.30 Wendesday 09.00 - 11.30 Thursday 09.00 - 11.30, 13.30 - 15.30

Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Melbourne, Australia

Address: Level 11, 500 Collins Street, VIC 3000 Melbourne, AustraliaCheck on map

Phone: +61 3 96296196

Fax: +61 3 96291311


Office Hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 09.00 to 12.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Perth, Australia

Address: 27 Virgilia Street, Duncraig, WA 6023 Perth, AustraliaCheck on map

Phone: +61 8 92467102

Fax: +61 8 92467016


Office Hours: Wednesday 15.00 to 19.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Adelaide, Australia

Address: 70 Northumberland Street, Tusmore, S.A. 5065 Adelaide, AustraliaCheck on map

Phone: +61 8 83310286

Fax: +61 8 83310286

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in AUSTRALIA

Address: 169 Lewisham Scenic Drive, TSA 7173, Lewisham, AustraliaCheck on map

Phone: +61 3 62659657

Fax: +61 3 62659657


Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Czech Republic

Capital: Prague
  • 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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