Requirements To Obtain A VISA To Enter Czech Republic

Passport Information

  • Passport must be valid 6 months beyond intended stay.

  • The original passport must be submitted and should have at least two blank visa pages for processing.

  • US Citizens do not require a visa.

  • Non U.S. Citizens must provide a notarized copy, front and back of a U.S. Green card or I-94; in order to have a visa processed.
  • The Czech Republic is now a part of the EU group of countries that are eligable for the SCHENGEN VISA, which the traveler must appear in person.

Tourist Visa

  • Your Valid Passport.

  • 1 Application Form - completed and signed.

  • 2 Recent passport-type photographs.

  • Copy of your last bank statement, pay stubs or proof of employment or proof of travelers checks.

  • Proof of status in USA. (Original I-94; Student form I-20; etc.) Or a notarized copy of you Green Card.

  • Copy of Airline Tickets or Travel Agency Itinerary and Hotel itinerary.

Business Visa

  • Your Valid Passport.

  • 1 Application Form- completed and signed.

  • 2 Recent passport-type photographs.

  • Copy of your last bank statement.

  • Proof of valid status in USA. (Original I-94; etc.) Or a notarized copy of your Green Card.

  • Copy of Airline Tickets or Travel Agency Itinerary and hotel reservation.

  • Business Letter of Guarantee - Link: Stating the purpose of the visit; the nature of the duties to be performed; the name and address of the corporate host in the Czech Republic; and guarantee of the applicant’s full financial expenses while in the Czech Republic and return transportation..

  • Letter of invitation from the company you are visiting in Czech Republic.

Other Information

  • Vaccinations - International Certificate of Vaccination required for Yellow Fever if Arriving from Infected Area within 5 days.

Processing Instructions

Send the passport and all completed requirements as detailed above to:

Sam’s Passport And Visa Services Telephone 713-784-5501
6223 Richmond Avenue Suite #100 Fax Number 713-784-5588
Houston TX, 77057 Toll Free 1-877-784-5501

Applications will be hand carried to the Embassy and are usually processed in 4-5 business days.

Sam’s Service Fee Consular Visa Fees
$95.00 - Regular $105.00 - $155.00- Per visa (Single – Multiple)
$125.00 - Rush

Return Postage (Fed-Ex/UPS/Air Borne)

  • Standard Delivery = $20.00
  • Priority Delivery = $25.00
  • First Overnight = $65.00

  • Saturday Delivery = $40.00

Frequently Asked Questions & Other Topics

Q. What is a visa? And why do I need one.
A. A visa is a stamp that is affixed to a blank visa page in your passport that is required by foreign countries before you are able to enter their territory.

Q. Do I need to send you my passport in order to receive a visa?
A. Yes, your passport must be submitted with the required paperwork and photos in order to obtain a visa for traveling outside the USA. For visa service in Houston, you can drop off your passport at our agency.

All U.S. Citizens who are traveling by air will now be required to carry a U.S. Passport.

Adults over 19 years of age will require a passport if traveling outside the U.S. by car, including Canada and Mexico.

U.S. Citizens 19 and under do not require a U.S. Passport if they are traveling outside the U.S. by land or sea.

Closed Loop Cruises: U.S. Citizens who board a cruise ship at a port within the United States, travel only within the Western Hemisphere, and return to the same U.S. port on the same ship may present government-issued photo identification, along with proof of citizenship (an original birth certificate or a Consular report of Birth Abroad, or a Certificate of Naturalization).

Note - You may still be required to present a passport card or passport book to enter the foreign country to which you are traveling.  Please contact your cruise line to verify which documents are required for your trip.


Processing time for Brazil Visas will now take a minimum of 7-10 working days.

Each applicant must submit a fully completed Passport/Visa Request Form for all services. This form is necessary in order to begin and complete all transactions.

Partial list of consulate closings and holiday schedules - Link

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