Exception for EU citizens


Citizens of Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and the United Kingdom are regarded as EU citizens.

 

1. Stay does not exceed 72 hours

EU citizens (without permanent or temporary residence in CZ over 90 days) provably entering the territory of CZ for a one-off / irregular economic activity, if their stay does not exceed 72 hours  

 

  • business meeting
  • official/business trip
  • execution of a contract within the scope of self-employment or free profession
  • one-off / irregular performance of arts activity etc.

  EU citizens only. Their stay in CZ must not exceed 72 hours. This is not about regular border crossing in the sense of cross-border workers.  

Entry requirements:   PCR test result (you may find the template form in the file attached below) must be submitted upon entry, otherwise the person will not be allowed to enter the territory.   All persons are subject to a stricter prohibition of free movement within the territory of CZ for 14 days after entering the Czech territory, with the exception of travel to work, necessary travels for the provision of basic necessities, travel to the doctor, travel for the purpose of urgent official affairs, travel back to the place of residence, funerals.   Entities receiving EU citizens for the purpose of economic activity on the territory of CZ are obliged to secure that these persons will respect all rules set by IV of the Government Resolution no. 332, particularly the following rules: wear a FFP2 class respirator while working, use rooms for rest and meals alone (without another person’s presence), minimalize contact with other workers, restrict movement within workplace to a necessary minimum, measure body temperature regularly.  

Documents for entry (other than potential PCR test results):  

  • confirmation of performance of economic activity for up to 72 hours (you may find the template form available at the Ministry of the Interior’s website in the file attached below)
  OR one of these valid documents proving economic activity in CZ:  
  • invitation to a business meeting, official trip, travel order
  • proof of contract
  • extract from the commercial or trade register
  • contract for work

 

2. Stay does exceed 72 hours

EU citizens (without permanent or temporary residence in CZ over 90 days) entering the territory of CZ for the purpose of economic activity, if their stay does exceed 72 hours  

  • business meeting
  • official/business trip
  • performance of employment
  • execution of a contract within the scope of self-employment or free profession
  • performance of professional arts activity etc.

Entry requirements:   All these persons are obliged to inform about their date and manner of entry into the territory of CZ in advance by remote access set by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here and, after crossing the Czech borders, they must not use public transport or taxi services (including Uber, etc.) to their place of residence.
Certificate of PCR test result (you may find the template form in the file attached below) must be submitted upon entry. All these persons are subject to a stricter prohibition of free movement within the territory of CZ for 14 days after entering the Czech territory, with the exception of travel to work, necessary travels for the provision of basic necessities, travel to the doctor, travel for the purpose of urgent official affairs, travel back to the place of residence, funerals.   Entities receiving EU citizens for the purpose of economic activity on the territory of CZ are obliged to secure: accommodation for the whole stay in CZ, medical treatment/registering provider for the duration of their stay, transport from the state border to their accommodation, unless other arrangements are made (public transport cannot be used), return to their home country in case of employment loss in CZ.  

Documents for entry (other than potential PCR test results):  

  • confirmation of performance of economic activity for up to 72 hours (you may find the template form available at the Ministry of the Interior’s website in the file attached below)
  PLUS one of these valid documents proving economic activity in CZ:  
  • employment contract
  • invitation to a business meeting, official trip, travel order
  • proof of contract
  • extract from the commercial or trade register
  • contract for work

  For more information, please visit the website of Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic.

 

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Adam Lux                  EP       [javascript protected email]
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