Czech Republic Student Visa

The Czech Republic is an attractive destination for studying abroad. International students can explore diverse programs to pursue under living costs that meets their budget. Apart from this they get a chance to explore the rich culture and history of the country.

Like most other European countries, the country also uses the Bologna system of three academic cycles.

Students from India who wish to study here must apply for a visa. They must apply for a long-term visa that extends for more than 90 days. They may also be required to apply for a residence permit especially for study purposes.

Documents required
  • Duly filled application form
  • Proof of admission from a university in the Czech Republic
  • Valid passport
  • Proof of having enough financial resources to support your stay in the form of bank statements and scholarship information if any
  • Proof of having confirmed accommodation
  • International health insurance policy
  • Copy of a criminal record report

To get the latest information on the documents required for your student visa, contact the Czech embassy or consulate in your country.

Processing time

Most of the documents that you submit will have to be translated to Czech by a translator and the document must have an official rubber stamp. The visa processing can take up to sixty days so you should plan on submitting the visa application well ahead to avoid last-minute hassles.

How can Y-Axis help you?
  • Advise you on the required documentation
  • Advise you on the funds that need to be shown
  • Fill out the application forms
  • Review your documents for the visa application
Do I have to submit my Czech student visa application personally?

Yes. You will have to submit your application yourself at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi.

Do I have to book appointment to submit my application?

Yes. You will have to book an appointment prior to going to the Embassy for the submission of your application.

What is the difference between long-term visa and a long-term residence permit?
  • Long-term visa is for staying in the Czech Republic for several months.
  • Long-term residence permit is for staying in the Czech Republic for several years.
  • Both are issued when the expected stay is beyond 3 months.
What is the processing time for Czech long-term residence permit for studies?

The processing time for a long-term residence permit for study purpose is 60 days.

What is the processing time for Czech long-term visa for studies?

Within 60 days from the date of filing the application.

What is the “Student Mode”?

Student Mode is a project of the government of the Czech Republic for the facilitation of visa procedure for certain students from third countries.

For this, foreign students must be admitted for studying at universities in the Czech Republic, along with being enrolled in the Student Mode as well.

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