BRITISH DTC CITIZENS VISITING CZECH REPUBLIC
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
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.
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)
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
Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Newtownards, United Kingdom
Address: 20 Comber Road, BT23 4RX Newtownards
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
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10.00 - 16.00
Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Edinburg, United Kingdom
Address: 12A Riselaw Crescent, Edinburgh
Office Hours: Wendesday 09.00 - 12.00
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About Czech Republic
- Czech 95.4%;
- Slovak 1.6%;
- Other 3%;
Area: 78,866 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Koruna (CZK)
Calling Code: +420