Coronavirus in Czechia: Summary of Who Can Arrive under Which Conditions

In the last couple of weeks, we have released articles about changes regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As changes are constantly being made to the gradual lifting of the previously introduced restrictions, it is difficult to stay up to date with the most recent news, which is why we made this summary in which you’ll find all the important information plus some other news.

Impact of Coronavirus on Real Estate in Czech Republic

Recently, we held a live-stream on our Facebook page in which we talked about how the current situation has been affecting renting, selling, and purchasing apartments and houses in the Czech Republic.
For those of you who prefer reading instead of watching the stream, we present a summary of the stream.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Foreigners With Expired Visas and Permits Allowed to Stay, Non-EU Nationals May Enter after May 11

In the last couple of weeks, the Czech government has been easing the restrictions and countermeasures previously introduced to fight the coronavirus. Due to the positive development of the pandemic situation, some of them were lifted a lot sooner than it was originally planned. Among these, for example, is the permission for foreigners to stay in the country until July 17 even if their visa or residence permit expires.

Coronavirus: Relatives of Czech and EU Citizens Can Enter the Country Without a Residence Permit

As the pandemic situation in the Czech Republic is developing well with fewer people tested positive for COVID-19 every day, the Czech government continues to speed up easing some restrictions and has introduced new changes such as one affecting arrivals of family members of EU citizens in the Czech Republic.

Tired of Sitting at Home? Go for a Trip with the Car Rental App HoppyGo

Take a deep breath of fresh air, stretch your legs, and rest your body in the beautiful natural corners of the Moravian region. You can find the proper peace of mind exploring near Brno with HoppyGo.

In the HoppyGo app, you can rent from more than 150 cars directly from owners in Brno. Why not easily rent a car in your neighborhood for an attractive price with no paper contracts and hit the road this weekend? HoppyGo offers a wide range of car types for any occasion, particularly trips to the beautiful nature of the Moravian region.

Coronavirus: Expats with a Residence Permit Can Also Get Tested for COVID-19 Antibodies

As the existence of a COVID-19 vaccine remains uncertain, the Czech government is focusing on the idea of herd immunity. Therefore, the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic launched voluntary testing in order to find out how many people living in the country have the COVID-19 antibodies.

Coronavirus: People in Czechia Can Hang Out in Groups and Go on Holidays Abroad

Due to the positive development of the situation in the Czech Republic, the Czech government announced some changes regarding the restrictions that have been introduced during the previous weeks to stop the novel coronavirus from spreading rapidly. These changes were announced at a press conference on Thursday, April 23 and include for example gathering outside in groups of 10 people or traveling abroad.

Coronavirus: EU Citizens Are Now Allowed to Return to Czechia with No Residence Permit

The Czech government is gradually releasing some restrictions which were introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As announced by the Ministry of Interior, EU citizens can again return to the Czech Republic without a temporary or permanent residence certificate, starting from Wednesday, April 22.

Coronavirus: The Czech Government’s Plans For Releasing Some of the Restrictions

With the numbers of new people infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 slowly decreasing, the Czech government announced new plans for opening some of the shops, services and institutions that were previously closed because of the pandemic. These plans were introduced to the public at a press conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. It is, however, still just a draft version which means that certain dates can be shifted depending on the situation. 

Entrepreneurs and 25 000 CZK Coronavirus Contribution: Who Is Entitled and How To Apply

The Czech Ministry of Finance has modified the support program for self-employed people who can get a subsidy of 25 000 CZK due to their losses caused by the restrictions related to the country’s fight with the coronavirus pandemic.