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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every British DTC 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 UK - British DTC 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 British DTC 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 British Dtc diplomatic offices in Czech Republic

British Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic

Address: Thunovska 14, Political, Defence Section, 118 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Phone: +420 257 40 2111

Fax: +420 257 40 2296



Details: We develop and maintain relations between Britain and the Czech Republic. We work on a wide range of issues including our mutual interests in the EU, NATO and the UN, increasing trade and investment, and developing our defence relationship.

List of Czech diplomatic offices in UK - British DTC

Czech Center in Great Britain

Address: 13 Harley Street, London, England

Phone: 0044207/3075180-3

Fax: 0044207/3233709



Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10.00 - 18.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Newtownards, United Kingdom

Address: 20 Comber Road, BT23 4RX NewtownardsCheck on map

Phone: 0044/28/91823643

Fax: 0044/28/91818009


Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 10.00 - 12.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Address: 1 Kings Road Canton, CF11 9BZ Cardiff

Phone: 0044/29/20396622

Fax: 0044/29/20396611


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10.00 - 16.00

Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Edinburg, United Kingdom

Address: 12A Riselaw Crescent, Edinburgh

Phone: 0044131/4479509

Fax: 0044131/4479509


Office Hours: Wendesday 09.00 - 12.00

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Great Britain

Address: 26 - 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY

Phone: (+44) 20 7243 1115

Fax: (+44) 20 7727 9654



Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 - 14:00 - 16:00

Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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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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