COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information – March 27, 2020: Czech Republic has 2,062 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 9 fatalities and 10 recovered persons. Czech Republic has so performed over 31,000 tests. Czech authorities declared a  state of emergency on March 12 continuing for the following 30 days. Borders remain currently closed subject to limited exemptions. If you are a U.S. citizen in the Czech Republic, please …

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Health Alert – COVID-19 Coronavirus

Health Alert – COVID-19 Coronavirus U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic March 27, 2020  Event:  The Czech Ministry of Health confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Czech Republic.     The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.  U.S. Citizens in an emergency can call 1-888-407-4747 from the …

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Facebook LIVE Chat for U.S. Citizens!

Facebook LIVE Chat for U.S. Citizens! U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic March 17, 2020   Full video from our Virtual Town Hall for US Citizens is now available on U.S. Embassy Prague Facebook .   Location:  Czech Republic Event:  Please join Consul Kimberly Atkinson on March 18, 2020 at 1400 CET in a Facebook LIVE Chat regarding the ongoing …

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Suspension of Entry into the U.S. of Foreign Nationals who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus

Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry Into The United States of Foreign Nationals who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United …

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Security Alert: Heightened Middle East Tensions

Location:  Czech Republic, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.   Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay …

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Demonstration Alert U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Prague, Czech Republic: Letenská pláň.  Letna Park, Václavské náměstí, Národní třída, Albertov, and other areas around Prague. Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place throughout the weekend, from Saturday, November 16 through Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 0700 to Midnight, all over Prague.  Many of the demonstrations are …

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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic June 21, 2019 Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Prague, Czech Republic: Letenská pláň.  Letna Park, across the street from Generali Arena (South side of M. Horákové Street). Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from …

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The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in observance of a National Day of Mourning for Former President George H.W. Bush. Individuals with American Citizen Services (ACS) and Visa appointments scheduled on December 5th will be contacted to reschedule their appointments.  U.S. Citizens with emergencies should call +420 257 022 …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, May 3, 2018

Location: All of the Czech Republic Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, March 14, 2018

Location: Vaclavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square), Prague, then proceeding through the city to Prague Castle Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 14, 2018, beginning at 4:30 p.m. lasting until about 9:00 p.m. The group is demonstrating for freedom of speech and freedom of the media. Organizers expect approximately 10,000 participants. Vehicle and …

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Consular Services in Ostrava, March 20, 2018

Dear Americans in Czech Silesia and Moravia: The U.S. Embassy in Prague is coming to Ostrava! Passport/American citizen services staff will be on hand to provide many of the same services we provide in Prague. You can save yourself a trip! We can: Take applications to: Renew your passport or your child’s passport Issue a Consular Report …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Prague reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events. This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the …

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