Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi is responsible for processing Czech Republic Schengen Visa applications and the Czech Republic Residence Permit applications.
Top tourists attractions in Czech Republic
A relatively small country situated in Central Europe, Czech Republic’s bewitching picturesque landscape, medieval and gothic architecture, and alpine and subalpine habitats entice millions of local and foreign tourist destination.
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and Prague Castle remains one of the top tourist destinations of the country. The historical building dates back to the 9th century. At present, the gothic building serves as the office of the President of the Czech Republic. Prague Castle had remained a power seat for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors, and presidents of then Czechoslovakia. Besides, the capital also boasts a myriad number of enticing attractions.
Bohemian Paradise, a preserved landscape, is an area that is characterized by outstanding natural beauty and myriad numbers of marvelous rocks formation. The Bohemian Paradise also contains dozens of small but fine old castles.
During the course of your visit to the countryside, you will stumble across myriad numbers of villages and towns that have managed to remain unchanged since the nostalgic medieval era.
Jurisdiction of Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi
The Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi covers Maldives, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the following states of India:
Lakshadweep, Chandigarh, Territories of Andaman and Nicobar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Tripura, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Punjab, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar, and Assam.
Applying for Czech Republic Schengen Visa from India
Below is the ultimate guide to getting Czech Republic Schengen Visa from the Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi.
Get Acquaintance with visa rules
The process will formally kick off from the official website of the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
Once the home page is loaded, click on ‘Visa and Consular’ section to get acquaintance with contemporary visa rules.
Submission of Biometric Data for Czech Republic Schengen Visa
To get Czech Republic Schengen Visa or Schengen Visa of any other signatory state, the itinerant is bound to appear in person to submit biometric data comprising fingerprints and photograph.
Once submitted, the data remains authentic for five years and the itinerant is allowed to extract it while applying for Schengen Visa for any member state.
Also, the border officials verify the travelers’ identity by accessing the VIS.
Exemptions are granted to the following applicants:
- Children under 12,
- Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments (with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.
Mandatory Visa Application Documents
An application form.
A passport sized picture.
A covering letter explaining the intention of applying for the visa at the Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi.
Roundtrip Flight Itinerary mentioning dates of arrival in the Czech Republic and departure back to India.
Valid medical health insurance covering medical cost up to USD 50000 or EUR 30000.
A proof-of-residency or hotel booking document illustrating to the visa officer that the wanderlust has booked for or paid for a residence in the Czech Republic. You will attach a hotel booking document with your Czech Republic Schengen Visa application.
Proof of itinerant’s social status in India.
NOC and leave application form the firm.
Interview at Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi
You will appear for an interview at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi. After the interview, Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi usually takes up to 15 days to process the Czech Republic Schengen Visa application.
The duration of Czech Republic Schengen Visa Application process
Provided all required documents are submitted correctly, a visa is normally processed in 15 days. However, it is always recommended that travelers apply at least 1 month prior to the date of travel, if not earlier.