Entries by Toli

What are the super legalization and the apostille?

Super legalization When applying for a Czech visa you may need to provide different types of documents ( Birth certificate, marriage certificate, criminal records, university diploma )…  If these documents are issued by a country with which the Czech Republic does not have an agreement, then it should be officially translated to Czech language and super legalized. […]

Updates for freelancers/self-employed people during the Covid-19 crisis

We never send newsletters and post only the most important facts, updates and advice on visas, residency and taxes on our Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with the latest info. Czech parliament has confirmed that freelancers (živno-holders) affected by the government’s coronavirus measures qualify for a one-time payment of up to […]

Who can apply for a Czech long term visa in the EU?

Generally, all nationalities who want to apply for a Czech visa must apply in their home country or in-country which issued their current travel document or in a state in which they have a long-term or permanent residency, so it is not possible to apply for long term visa in the Czech Republic. However, there […]

How to cancel a Czech trade licence?

Are you a Czech trade licence (živno) holder in the Czech republic who’s returned to your home country? Or have you found employment and plan to stop freelance work? In these situations, it’s important that you de-activate your trade licence and inform all the relevant authorities. This will prevent any misunderstandings and unexpected debts to […]

What’s involved in setting up a Czech trade licence?

A Czech trade licence allows you to work as a freelancer (self-employed person) in the Czech Republic. As a sole trader with a trade licence, you’ll have a registered Czech tax identification number and enjoy the same rights as a company registered in the country. Types of Czech trade licences General trade licences Eighty common […]

Czech Schools Seek Online Solutions to Coronavirus Shutdown

Nearly all schools in the Czech Republic are closed following the March 10th declaration of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. All classes for students ages 6-18 have been cancelled, with very few exceptions.  The indefinite closure has led most international schools to seek out online lesson delivery options in order […]

How to rent the right flat and avoid residency renewal troubles?

Recently, many of our clients have been having trouble obtaining proper rental contracts for visa residency purposes. One of the main conditions of the Czech ministry of interior for visa or residency application, is getting the required proof of accommodation confirmation as well as a proper rental contract from a legal owner, according to the […]

Most powerful passports of 2019

The Henley Passport Index (HPI) is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom for their citizens. According to the latest Henley passport index, Japan and Singapore have topped the list as the world’s most powerful passports as both offer access to 190 destinations without needing a visa in advance. The Czech Republic moved to […]

Online appointment and visa status check for Czech visa

The Czech Ministry of internal has two online services for foreigners which you may not know about. 1. Online appointment system for immigration office services.  Most of the foreigners already have experiences visiting the immigration office without an appointment and waiting almost all day until they call thier numbers. Staying at the MOI with many people may be […]