|Students from EU countries||Students from the EU (plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) are exempt from student visa requirements|
|Students from countries outside the EU||Once you have been accepted for studies at Masaryk University, you will have to turn to the local Czech embassy or consulate: the Czech Republic, like most other countries, requires foreign students studying in the country to have a student visa. Possession of a student visa is a condition for studying at Masaryk University.|
|Students from EU countries but originally from outside the EU||The same procedure as for students from countries outside the EU. You are obliged to apply for a visa to study in the Czech Republic (even though you have a residence permit in one of European countries).|
|Students with long-term visa||application requirements HERE|
|Students with long-term residence permit||application requirements HERE|
|Students coming from EU
(plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland)
|no need of visa|
CHECK YOUR VISA OBLIGATIONS AFTER ARRIVAL IN THE CHART ABOVE.
|Ministry of the Interior — Dpt. for Asylum and Migration Policy
|Cejl 62b (Brno – Zábrdovice)Tel.: 974 628 131 - 135
Mon and Wed: 8:00 – 17:00
Tue and Thu: 8.00 - 14.00
Tel: +420 543 213 313 or +420 543 214 316
For the registration, bring your national identity card or a passport (and visa) and your travel health insurance contract and a confirmation of its payment to the address below (EU students bring their national health insurance card). Due to a change in the act of law, it is obligatory for all foreigners (staying more than 90 days in the Czech Republic), to have arranged a health insurance, which complies with the Czech law requirements. See more details at:
You might be asked to submit an insurance contract and a confirmation of payment before the visa sticker/stamp is added to your passport. Please read more information about the travel medical insurance.
Information for students with long-term residence permit after arrival (Ministry of Interior)
How do I do this? Report your arrival! for students with long-term residence permit (Ministry of Interior)
Extension of stay as well as visa
If you want to extend your stay in the Czech Republic, you will have to apply for the long-term residence permit in Brno (no earlier than 3 months before and no later that than 14 days before the end of the validity of your visa) at the Ministry of the Interior (please see contact details above). Please note the different (complex) travel medical insurance you will need for this purpose – see here. After applying for the long-term residence permit, you will receive a temporary visa. As soon as the permit is approved, you will be invited to pick it up and pay the fee (2500 CZK).
- Foreign embassies/general consulates in the Czech Republic
- Czech embassies/general consulates abroad