Besides certified copies of your educational qualifications, the minimum entry requirements usually include a completed and submitted application, proof of theadmission procedure fee payment and compliance with the conditions for the specific study programme (e.g. letter of motivation, letter of recommendation, …
General required documents for a Czech Republic Visa Application:
- Firstly, download the application form, fill it completely and with sincerity. You can also fill the Czech Republic Schengen Visa application form electronically and then print a hard-copy.
- 2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face capture with a light background. Learn more about visa photo requirements and specifications.
- Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date – are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages.
- A copy of your return-ticket reservation. It is not recommended to purchase the ticket before obtaining the visa – if not otherwise required
- Travel medical insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000 € coverage within Czech Republic and the entire Schengen area
- A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Czech Republic and itinerary
- Flight itinerary reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from the Czech Republic
- Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of the intended stay in the Czech Republic. Find and Book Cheap Hotels in the Czech Republic!
- Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable)
- Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Czech Republic.
If a student:
- Proof of enrollment
- Leave approval letter from school or university
Cost of living
Living costs in the Czech Republic are considered to be affordable. The average living costs of students range from 350 to 750 USD per month, including meals, accommodation, public transport and culture. Of course, prices may vary according to your location, accommodation choices, lifestyle, and spending habits.
The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union, but is outside the Eurozone, which means that it does not use the euro as its currency. The Czech currency is the Czech crown (CZK). The current exchange rate is available at the Czech National Bank website. You can exchange your money in a bank, hotel or bureaux de change. Alternatively you can pay with an international banking card or credit card.
The Czech Republic has one of the best and most efficient public transportation systems in the world. Metro, trains, trams and buses are generally clean and punctual and are the easiest and fastest modes of transportation in both the capital and country at large. There are student’s discounts available if you produce a valid student card for example International Student ID Card (ISID).