COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information – April 1, 2020: Czech Republic has 3,330 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 31 fatalities and 45 recovered persons.  Czech Republic has performed over 55,000 tests. Czech authorities declared a  state of emergency on March 12 continuing for the following 30 days and have now extended the measure through April 11. Borders remain currently closed subject to …

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Information for American Citizens on State of Emergency & Travel Restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions on the Czech Declaration of Emergency What does the Level 4 Travel Advisory mean for American Citizens? Many countries are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines, closing borders, and prohibiting non-citizens from entry with little advance notice.  Airlines have cancelled many international flights and several cruise operators have …

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Health Alert – COVID-19 Coronavirus

Health Alert – COVID-19 Coronavirus U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic April 1, 2020  Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic (April 1, 2020) Location:  Czech Republic 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 …

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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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Information on the Presidential Proclamation on U.S. Travel Restrictions

As a result of the amendment to the January 31, 2020, presidential proclamation, the United States government imposed the following additional entry requirements that take effect March 13, 2020, after 11:59 p.m. ET. Presidential proclamation: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-certain-additional-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-2019-novel-coronavirus/ Any U.S. citizen or lawful U.S. permanent resident returning to the United States who has traveled to one of the …

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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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Calling all U.S. Citizens in Plzeň!

All U.S. Citizens currently residing in, or traveling through, Plzeň are cordially invited to join representatives from U.S. Embassy Prague on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 13:00 – 14:30 at Univerzitní kavárna Družba, located at Sedláčkova 216/19, Plzeň. At this informal meetup event, you will have a chance to: Volunteer to serve as a Citizen Liaison Volunteer (CLV) as part of the …

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Calling all U.S. Citizens in Ostrava!

All U.S. Citizens currently residing in, or traveling through, Ostrava are cordially invited to join representatives from U.S. Embassy Prague on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 13:00 – 15:00, at the American Corner, located inside the Knihovna města Ostravy (Public Library of Ostrava), 28. října 2, 702 00. At our Town Hall, you will have a chance to: Renew your U.S. …

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Calling all U.S. Citizens in České Budějovice!

All U.S. Citizens in České Budějovice are cordially invited to join representatives from U.S. Embassy Prague for routine Consular Services on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 14:00 – 16:00, at Gymnázium Jírovcova, located at Jírovcova 8, České Budějovice, 37161. At Gymnázium Jírovcova, you will have a chance to: Renew your U.S. Passport Meet our Chief …

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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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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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