INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF FOREIGN NATIONALS’ RESIDENCE IN THE TERRITORY OF THE CR FROM 18 MAY 2020 – 16 JULY 2020
Until further notice, even after the end of the state of emergency, remote access (by post or data container) will be communication method preferred at MoI offices.
- Access to MoI offices by appointment only
Once the state of emergency is over, access to Ministry of the Interior offices will, with exceptions (situations of urgent need), be permitted only to foreign nationals who have made a prior appointment for a specific operation or who have been summoned to report in person to the office.
Appointments may be made either on-line or by telephone for all operations except those listed below.
Operations for which it will not be possible to make an appointment even after the end of the state of emergency and which foreign nationals will have to perform exclusively by remote access (send by post or data container), subsequently to which he/she will be summoned to report in person to the office:
- Submission of an application for extension of validity of a permanent residence permit.
- Reporting the loss or theft of a permit.
- Notification of change of place of residence in the territory, change of marital status, new travel document and other changes.
- Submission of applications for change in a permit or for issuance of a replacement permit in place of a lost, stolen or damaged permit.
Operations for which a prior appointment must not be made:
- Issuance of a bridging sticker for the purpose of leaving the territory. The purpose must be substantiated.
- Issuance of an exit order, where a foreign national’s residence authorisation ends or expires up to 60 days after the end of the state of emergency, i.e. until July 16th, 2020.
- Submission of an application for a long-stay visa, a long-term or a permanent residence permit for a child born within the territory
- If the foreign national has been previously summoned to present his/her original travel document or the original of a registry document.
- Widened options for submitting an application for residence authorisation
Applications for residence authorisation which are normally required to be delivered to the MoI in person will be accepted for the duration of the aforementioned restrictive measures also by post, electronically from the data container of the applicant or his/her representative or electronically with the guaranteed signature of either the applicant or his/her representative.
The MoI hereby requests all clients to submit their applications, notifications or other submissions otherwise than in person (sent by post or data container), thereby protecting their own and others’ health.
- Applications for long-term residence
- Applications for long-term or permanent residence for a child born within the territory (Section 88 of the Foreign Nationals’ Act).
- Applications for permanent residence
- Applications for temporary residence for a family member of a citizen of the European Union
Responsibility: Mgr. Petra Kuchaříková