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Visa to Czech republic revoked before travelling

My original itinerary was to go Prague - Munich (5 nights, 2 nights respectively). After I got my Schengen visa to Czech republic, I decided to add Austria (2 nights in Salzbourg). Consequently, I ...
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Can I use an ÖBB ticket for an alternative international route?

I need to take a train from Vienna to Krakow. There is a direct train (EC 106) however it is reasonably likely that I will not arrive at the train station in time to catch it (for reasons beyond my ...
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When Schengen Visa issuing country is different from first entry Schengen country

I’m an Indian passport holder planning to Tavel from Mumbai to Prague (transiting through Qatar) via Qatar Airways. As I’m going to spend more days in France, as per the rules I got the Schengen visa ...
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My cancelled flight caused me to overstay my visa and now my visa application was rejected

I had a tourist visa to the Czech Republic for 2 weeks, my return plane ticket was the last day of my allocated visa. 2 days prior to me going back home, my Lufthansa flight got canceled and the ...
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Czech Republic registration requirements for UK citizens

I am planning to visit the Czech Republic later this year. Vacation, staying with friends and leaving CZ within 7 days of arriving. I am a UK citizen, with a passport that satisfies the entry ...
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Does my Indonesian friend need to prepare the visa for her 8 year old son (US passport holder) to visit Slovakia and the Czech Republic?

My friend has an Indonesian passport and US green card and lives in the US. We would like to visit Slovakia and the Czech Republic this coming summer. As she is Indonesian I believe that she needs to ...
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Train from Munich to Prague

i am exploring 2 options for train routes from Prague to Munich. One a direct train but with a notice on the website about immigration check and possibility of train disruption. Another route from ...
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How long does it take for the Czech Aviation Authority to reply to EU261 compensation disputes?

After 4 months of waiting for Delta to respond to my compensation request, I've filed a dispute with the Czech Aviation Authority. How long should I expect until I receive a reply?
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What does this Czech road marking mean?

While cycling in western Czechia recently, I noticed this road marking on many of the rural roads I used, usually at intervals of 500 m to 1 km. What does it mean?
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How can I get to Libouchec (Ústí nad Labem) from Prague?

I'm currently in Prague and after I check out of my hotel I will go to Libouchec in Ústí nad Labem, but I just don't know the best way to get there Google Maps will only direct me to Ústí nad Labem ...
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Obtaining a covid test in Czech Republic

Next month I'll be travelling to Czech Republic for a couple of weeks and then returning to Japan, where I live. In order to re-enter Japan I will need to have a COVID test before leaving the Czech ...
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Should I take cash or use debit card in Prague during Covid?

hoping someone can help me. I am taking my wife away on the 8th of December for her birthday. Before the pandemic I would normally get local currency in cash. Because of Covid I unsure if restaurants, ...
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Is visiting family counted as Tourism in the new lockdown rules?

Parts of the EU are bringing in new rules and going into lockdowns, most flights are continuing to run as normal but entry for tourism is suspended. The first to do this was Austria but other ...
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Do I need Passenger Locator Form for Krakow - Prague trip on bus?

I plan to go from Krakow to Prague on Flixbus. Do I need Passenger Locator Form? Or only EU Covid Certificate is enough?
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What documents are required to enter the Czech Republic for medical treatment?

Israeli citizens can now visit the Czech Republic but tourism is not officially permitted: Travel for the purpose of tourism, or visiting friends, is not yet possible. Protective measures of the ...
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How to get a licence to fly a drone in the city of Prague for a week? [closed]

** FORWARDED TO drones.stackexchange: https://drones.stackexchange.com/questions/1898/how-to-get-a-licence-to-fly-a-drone-in-the-city-of-prague-for-a-week ** I hope this is the right place to ask, I ...
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Free and legal camping sites in Czechia [closed]

In Poland, there is a bunch of places where you can camp for free and legal, see this map. I'm looking for a similar map of sites for Czechia.
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How to claim a refund plus expenses for a changed flight booked through a 3rd party agent [closed]

In June 2017, I flew with my family and mother in law from London Gatwick to Prague. I booked the flights through BudgetAir with the SmartWings airline. When we arrived at Gatwick for departure, we ...
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Are all Chinese citizens currently (after COVID-19 outbreak) banned from applying for Schengen visa issued by Czech Republic?

Some news reports suggested Czech Republic stopped issuing visa to Chinese citizens/nationals and closed visa centres in China after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The latter is of course ...
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Visit Visa Documents Required to Visit Boyfriend in Czech Republic

I am Tushar and I am in a gay relationship with a Czech citizen. He visited me in India 4 times. I want to visit him for 10 days in Czech Republic this year. History: Last year I applied for visa. On ...
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Czech Residency and Re-entering Schengen

I am a Canadian living in the Czech Republic on a study visa. I have lived there since September 2018. I renewed my visa in late 2019, and it was approved. However, I could only make the document ...
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Hiking with children close to Prague, Czechia in winter

We are travelling to Prague, Czechia at the end of December and the forecast is snow. We like light hiking and would like to bring our children to the mountains with snow. Is there such a place or ...
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Resident Card stolen can I still travel in Schengen? [closed]

My friend is a student in Poland and have valid Temporary Resident Card (Karta Pobytu). His purse was stolen which had his resident card. He has already obtained a Police Report and Reported to the ...
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Long-term parking at Karlovy Vary airport (KLV)

I'm planning to travel to Moscow soon and it will be convenient for me to fly from Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic. It's written here on the airport website that parking is free but the car parks ...
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Studying in EU as EU citizen without EU passport [closed]

My daughter wants to study in Germany for 6 months through a student exchange programme. She has dual citizenship - Czech Republic (EU) and New Zealand (non-EU), however she only has NZ passport, her ...
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How to buy Czech vignette by credit/debit card?

Is it possible to buy Czech vignette sticker at gas stations and pay by card? I noticed that sellers at some kiosks at rest stations near the border (eg. near Austrian or Slovakian border) only ...
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Can I call 112 to check a police officer's identity in the Czech Republic?

I'm travelling from the UK to the Czech Republic soon. The UK foreign travel advice for the Czech Republic includes the following (bold emphasis is mine): Beware of bogus plain-clothes policemen, ...
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Is there a risk to write an invitation letter for a stranger to obtain a Czech (Schengen) visa?

TLDR: Online friend wishes to visit my country in EU and I have no experience with that. Please share your experience and advice. I have an online friend from Armenia who wishes to visit Czech ...
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Using Greece-issued multiple entry tourist Schengen Visa for conference in Czech Republic

last month I visited Greece for tourism, for which I have a multiple entry Schengen tourist visa. Next month I have a conference coming up in Prague. Could I use the same visa to enter Czech ...
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Paid parking on holiday in Czechia

I'm currently parking on a public parking space in the Czech republic which is paid during the day (monday to friday), but free on weekends. Tomorrow is Easter monday, which is a high holiday. Is ...
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I have applied to work permit while staying as a student. What happens if my student visa is cancelled? [closed]

I came to Czech Republic to study and recently found a job. I have applied for a work permit and my application is received. Now, I am waiting for my work permit. I have a contract signed by both ...
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Standards of dress for a classical concert in the Czech Republic

I'm going to be on a business trip in Prague later this month and am thinking of taking an evening to attend a performance of the Czech Philharmonic at the Rudolfinum. What are the local standards for ...
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Would my fingerprints still be on file from a 2013 application?

I am from Ghana. I have been refused for a Poland schengen visa in Nigeria since 2013 up to now. I am now applying for a Czech schengen visa at Saudi Arabia. Do they stiil have my fingerprints since ...
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Is there any upside in applying earlier than 30 days when registering with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

https://www.policie.cz/clanek/reporting-of-the-place-of-aliens-residence.aspx states that: An EU citizen is obliged, within 30 days from his/her entry into the Territory, to report the place of his/...
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What's the penalty for avoiding to register with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

I read: In Czech Republic there is an exception for EU citizens: they must register after within 30 days and there's no penalty for failing to do so. – JonathanReez♦ ↵ Feb 18 '16 at 10:35 What's ...
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Get Schengen visa refused twice. Am I blocked from entry? [duplicate]

I get 2 refusals for a Schengen visa. The 1st was from Spain 2 years ago despite having all necessary documents to attend a meeting. The second one was from Czech Republic despite having clear ...
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Is it acceptable to bring your own food to beer gardens in Prague?

My close relatives in Russia are traveling to Prague during the winter break. As they love beer and this is the Czech Republic we are talking about, they are definitely gonna tour the beer gardens. ...
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Is it legal for a Schengen consulate to refuse issuing a visa to children during school time?

A friend of mine was trying to apply for a Czech tourist visa with his wife and two children. He had a letter from the school certifying that the school won't object to their absence. However, the VFS ...
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How to make sure health-care bill in a foreign country is paid?

My mother traveled from India to the Czech republic on holiday. There, she required emergency healthcare. The hospital staff was friendly and efficient; the health issues were quickly resolved. Now, ...
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Can the Czech Republic revoke a UK driving licence and impose a ban?

If a UK citizen residing in the Czech Republic receives a driving ban for a minor offence (not displaying a front numberplate) and he holds a UK driving licence, do the Czech authorities have have the ...
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Can I leave the Schengen area and go back if I receive an employee card? [closed]

I received a long-term visa to the Czech Republic (single entry) for employment purposes. I heard that the next step will be showing up at the Foreign Police within 3 days of arrival for biometric ...
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Is a travel insurance necessary when transiting through Prague? [duplicate]

Because of price, instead of taking a flight to Berlin, I have had a flight to Prague booked, and will take a bus to Germany. I am aware that a travel insurance is necessary as a tourist in Czech ...
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Travelling to Schengen Area [closed]

I need help with the covering letter which is supposed to be used for VISA filing from India for Schengen Visa. Also, I have everything booked except the inter country transportation, which we are ...
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Can a German citizen invite me to the Czech Republic while living abroad?

A German friend of mine lives in Taiwan. He is on a short trip to the Hague right now. We would like to travel together to the Czech Republic for 14 days. I have an Iranian passport but living in ...
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Student Schengen visa [duplicate]

I have a Czech Republic student visa, can I visit someone in Germany with my student visa or student ID? Or like do I have to apply for another visa?
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Being a permanent resident in the Czech Republic, Russian nationality. Do I need a visa to travel to the UK for 1 week (business trip)?

I am Russian, but live for past 15 years in the Czech Republic with a permanent residency card. I have a permanent job in the Czech Republic and now I need to go on a business trip to the UK. Do I ...
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Visa for travel through Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic?

I will be flying to Austria, then driving to Slovakia and the Czech Republic. I am not an EU or US citizen. I will be flying out of and back to JFK (Indian passport with a valid US visa). Do I need ...
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Schengen tourist visa bank statement for an Indian student

I'm a senior undergrad, planning on a winter break trip to the Czech republic. My father's sponsoring my trip, but he is self employed and the balance in each of his accounts fluctuate highly between ...
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Can I travel to Schengen countries with a Czech Republic employee card? [closed]

Can I travel to Schengen countries with a Czech Republic employee card?
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Schengen visa from the Czech Republic for travel only within the Czech Republic. I want to travel to Vienna and Berlin. Can I do that? [closed]

I am travelling to the Czech Republic and have got my Schengen visa, but now I am planning to alter the itinerary and also visit Vienna and Berlin. Can I do this?
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