How To Apply for a new passport In Czech Republic

How To Apply for a new passport In Czech Republic

Foreign applicants must appear in person at the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic with all required documents.Applicant who is resident inside the Czech Republic must apply at the passport office
The processing officer will accomplish this:

  • Review all documents and then examine them in relation to the data within the Central Registry of Citizens and Travel Documents,
  • Print the completed application, which contains all of the necessary information including. The photo and ask for the candidate to fill out the form and scan the application that has been signed,
  • The signature of the person applying serves as a confirmation that all details are accurate and also as an agreement with the issue of the passport.

Documents that are required new passport

  • Czech Birth Certificate,
  • Czech Marriage License (married and divorced women only),
  • Photograph of passport size (50 by 50 millimeters clear, light background or en-face.) conforming to ICAO standards. Photographs that are not in compliance with ICAO standards cannot be accepted.
  • Czech university degree or diploma (only applicants who have an academic title and who wish to include the title on the passport),
  • Administration fee for passport issue procedure
  • Czech Citizenship Certificate; ID or certificate.
  • Birth Certificates can be found on the birth certificate, ID, passport or the official document that is issued through the Ministry of Interior.

Office Locations and Contacts

Director: JUDr. Lucie Tcov Interior Ministry
Heroes 1634/3, 140 21 Praha 4
Phone: 974 817 401-2
Fax: 974 816 209
Email: blanka.klimesova1 @, katerina.chovancova @

What Are All The Eligibility

All citizens of the Czech Republic are eligible however it is still the property of Czech Republic and can be taken away at any point


The fee for application amounts to 1.200 CZK,


Passports are Valid for 10 Years
Passports of citizens aged between 5 and 15 years old are valid for five years
Citizens who are younger than 5 years old age are issued passports that do not have biometrics for 1 year.

Processing Time

  • The time to process biometric passports abroad is 120 days, however most of the time, the passport is completed within two months. (Processing times in Czech Republic is 30 days.)
  • There is a possibility of applying for the “flash-passport” that does not have biometric features. This kind of passport is valid for six months and the time to process an application in the foreign country can take up to 60 days. (Processing duration in Czech Republic is 15 days.)


  • The application cannot be made in a consulate that is honorary.
  • The application must be submitted by the applicant or an adult or legal guardian. Powers of attorney are not accepted.

The Information You Need

  • Birth date
  • The place of birth
  • Applicant name
  • Address
  • Applicant parents name

Need to have the Document

The Czech passport is granted to Czech citizens for travel abroad. This passport was granted through the Interior Ministry (Ministerstvo vnitra) The passports issued by the Czech Republic contain biometric codification of fingerprints and faces.

Other uses for the document/certificate

  • It is used to prove citizenship
  • As a proof of identity

External Links

How To Apply for a new passport In Czech Republic
How To Apply for a new passport In Czech Republic



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