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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Colombian 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 Colombia 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 Colombian 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 Czech diplomatic offices in Colombia

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bogota, Colombia

Address: Avenida 7, No. 114-33, Oficinas 603-604, Edificio The Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS, Bogota D.C.Check on map

Phone: 0057-1-6400600

Fax: 0057-1-6400599



Office Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Friday 07.45 - 16.15 Opening Hours For Public: Monday, Wendesday, Friday 09.00 - 12.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Barranquilla, Colombia

Address: Calle 76 # 57-44, Local 9, BarranquillaCheck on map

Phone: 0057-5-3533452, 3533453

Fax: 0057-5-3533452


Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 09.00 to 12.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Address: Calle Cochera del Hobo No. 38-87, Barrio San Diego, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Phone: 0057-5-6648612, 6648332

Fax: 0057-5-6648332


Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 09.00 to 12.00

Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Medellin, Colombia

Address: Calle 50 No. 42-54, Medellin, ColombiaCheck on map

Phone: 0054/2393333

Fax: 0054/2397062


Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 09.00 to 12.00

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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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