Coronavirus in Czechia: Where Face Masks Remain Obligatory and Which Borders Are Open

Since the COVID-19 situation in the Czech Republic is developing in a positive way, the Czech government continues to relax some of the last countermeasures introduced to stop the COVID-19 from spreading. So what changes did the last two days, May 25 and May 26, bring? Find out in this article!

Coronavirus in Czechia: Prognosis and Predictions

While the Czech government keeps relaxing the previously introduced restrictions and countermeasures that were put in place to stop the coronavirus from spreading, it is important to remember that the disease might return and it might return soon. After all, it’s still not even gone in the first place. So what can you expect to happen in the foreseeable future?

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.

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.

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: 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: Main Changes In Arrivals to the Czech Republic from April 14

As the pandemic situation in the Czech Republic is constantly changing and the numbers of new people infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 are slowly decreasing, the Czech government is gradually releasing some of the restrictions it has put in place in the previous weeks. Among them, for example, the restrictions on traveling from and to the Czech Republic.

Czechia in a State of Emergency: From April 6, 2020 EU Citizens Will Need a Residence Permit to Return to the Country

The Czech Republic continues fighting the coronavirus pandemic by staying in a state of emergency. It was declared by the Czech government on March 12, 2020, and this brought adjustments to the immigration policy of the country as well. Now, there are new measures coming into effect concerning foreign employees and students from the European Union.

Permanent Residency as Security in the Future Emergency Situations

Currently, with the Czech Republic being in the state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, only expats with valid residence permits can cross the borders and return to the country where they may have families, jobs, homes. If you meet the conditions of holding the permanent residency status in the Czech Republic but you don’t have it yet we strongly recommend submitting your application.