Alert: Public Gatherings – Demonstration on November 17

Event:  On November 17, Czechs commemorate student demonstrations under the Nazi occupation in 1939 and against the Communist regime in 1989. Several events, including Korzo Narodni, will take place around the city. One of the large events will include a march to Wenceslas Square.  Travelers may experience traffic or public transportation delays due to road closures, crowds …

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U.S. Embassy Prague is Now Accepting Online Fee Payments for Adult U.S. Passport Renewal

U.S. Embassy Prague is pleased to announce the launch of online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications. Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Embassy without the need to apply in person. Qualifying adult passport renewal applicants may pay the $130 passport renewal fee online via U.S. or international …

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Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack …

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Uniting for Ukraine I Єднання заради України

* For Ukrainian Translation Scroll Down * Український Переклад Знаходиться Нижче On April 21, 2022, the United States announced a key step toward fulfilling President Biden’s commitment to welcome Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion. Uniting for Ukraine provides a pathway for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come …

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Passport Fee Increase

From December 27, the fee for all U.S. passport books will increase by $20. The increased fee is necessary to ensure we continue to produce one of the most secure travel and identity documents in the world. To calculate the current fees required for your passport application, see: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/fees/fee-calculator.html . For information on how to make …

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Virtual Voting Assistance

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is offering recurring virtual voting assistance via Zoom for the next two weeks to provide direct support to overseas citizens. Voters can participate in any of the meetings and speak with an FVAP voting Ambassador who can answer questions about absentee voting, including inquiries about the FPCA and FWAB …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ballot.  Many states require …

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Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are as early as October 5th. Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in …

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US Embassy Prague Donates FFP-3 Masks to the Military Hospital

Office of Defense Cooperation Prague utilized funds via the Department of Defense Overseas Humanitarian Assistance Program to procure $30,000 worth of FFP-3 masks for COVID first responders in the Czech Republic. These masks, purchased locally from Blyth Workwear in Prague 10, were donated to the Military University Hospital Prague. Military Hospital in Prague is an …

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U.S. Embassy in Prague Resumes Certain Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Services

Starting July 15, 2020, Embassy Prague will resume processing limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are still prioritizing services for U.S. citizens and U.S. residents of the Czech Republic.  If you are interested in applying for a non-immigrant visa, please read through the instructions below to determine whether you qualify to …

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Closure Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of U.S. Independence Day and Monday, July 6, 2020 in observance of the Czech State holiday honoring Jan Hus. Actions to Take:  U.S. Citizens with emergencies in the Czech Republic should call +420 257 022 000.  The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive …

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July 4th Voting Message

Location:  Czech Republic Event: Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in …

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The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be Closed on Monday, May 25, 2020

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of U.S. Memorial Day. Actions to Take:  U.S. Citizens in with emergencies in the Czech Republic should call +420 257 022 000.  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.  …

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Closure Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Friday, May 1 and Friday, May 8, 2020 in observance of local Czech holidays. Actions to Take:  U.S. Citizens in with emergencies in the Czech Republic should call +420 257 022 000.  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 …

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Closure Alert – Czech Easter Holidays

Closure Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic April 9, 2020 Location:  U.S. Embassy in Prague Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Prague will be closed on Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13, 2020 in observance of the Czech Easter holidays. Actions to Take:  U.S. Citizens with emergencies should call +420 257 022 000. Assistance: U.S. …

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Passport Services Alert

U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic  April 8, 2020 Passport Services Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic Location:  Czech Republic Event:  Current Status of Passport Applications for Americans Overseas Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations.  Effective April …

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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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