The initial state of emergency ended on May 17, 2020. State of emergency was declared again from October 5, 2020 for 30 days, with further extensions, and was terminated on April 11, 2021. It was reintroduced on November 26, 2021 for 30 days until December 25, 2021. The Government declared state of emergency from March 4, 2022 for 30 days, later extended until May 31, 2022 due to influx of refugees, as a consequence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Conditions for entering the territory of the Czech Republic and quarantine measures are defined by the Ministry of Health.
ENTERING THE CZECH REPUBLIC
As of April 9, 2022, the protective measures regarding the conditions of entry into the Czech Republic in relation to the epidemic of covid-19 have been suspended. Entry into the Czech Republic is no longer subject to any special epidemiological conditions to prevent the spread of the disease. The entry-ban for foreigners from third (non-EU) countries and the obligation to prove infection-free status have been lifted.
TRAVEL TO OTHER COUNTRIES - conditions have been regularly updated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
FOREIGNERS employed in the Czech Republic
Updated list of embassies with visa services in operation is available here.
As part of sanctions, Czech authorities stopped the reception and processing of applications for visas and long-term and permanent residence permits of nationals of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. The ban applies also to proceedings already initiated, but does not apply to cases of humanitarian aid or to Russian and Belarussian citizens who already possess a residence permit in the Czech Republic.
Information related to Ukraine - useful links.
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of the Interior
Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Transportation
NÚKIB cyber security authority
Assistance center in Prague:
Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic can receive up-to-date summary of border measures by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.