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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Consular Section Temporary Change to Opening Hours

Due to ongoing construction within the Consular Section, we will be closed to the public Wednesday-Friday from 12pm until further notice. If you are planning to pick up your U.S. passport, please do so on Monday-Tuesday, during normal business hours, or Wednesday-Friday, during morning hours only. In addition, from February 8 until March 1, 2019, we will not …

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Don’t wait, return your completed absentee ballot right away!

Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. …

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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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Diversity Visa Lottery Registration Period Has Started

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2018 Diversity Visa lottery. The Department grants 50,000 immigrant visas through this program each year to foreign citizens who have applied and qualified. Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October …

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Regional Federal Benefits Unit Available at the American Center

The regional Federal Benefits Unit will be available to discuss individual cases and answer questions on Social Security and other federal benefits at the American Center in Prague, Tržiště 13 on Monday September 12 , 9.00-11.30am, 1-4pm Tuesday September 13, 9.00-11.30am, 1-4pm Wednesday September 14, 9.00 – 11.30am, 1-4pm Thursday September 15, 9.00-11.30am Please email us at …

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