The State of Emergency ended on 17 May. See the current restriction in the Czech Republic
Update: Thu 1 July
The State of Emergency in the Czech Republic was declared between 12 March to 17 May 2020. The reason was the danger to the health of the population due to the coronavirus outbreak. Although the State of Emergency is no longer valid, there are still some restrictions. Please read the details below. See also official government websites.
Please note that university measures taken are still valid. Read more on Masaryk University’s emergency measures here.
- From 1 July, facemasks are no longer required indoors and on public transport, except for areas with a higher incidence of coronavirus infection (currently Prague and Karviná). Facemasks are still required in Prague metro.
- Current entering the Czech Republic: Please find see the detailed information for students and for employees.
- For details on issuing visas and residence permits, please see the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
- All foreign nationals can legally stay in the Czech Republic for an additional 60 days after the end of the State of Emergency – that is until 17 July 2020. See the details here.
Most of EU foreigners may enter the country without any restriction
From this week, most of EU foreigners may enter the Czech Republic without any restrictions. Negative test for coronavirus or compulsory quarantine is required for foreigners coming from Sweden, Portugal, Belgium, UK and Silesian Voivodeship in Poland.
Foreigners from EU can enter Czech Republic under updated rules
There are updated rules of entering the Czech Republic.
Information on issuing visas and residence permits
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has started to issue visas and residence permits for international students and employees of Masaryk University. Please see more information at the website of the ministry.
All MUNI canteens will reopen from Monday 25 May
From Monday, 25 May, all MU catering services will reopen. There will be also a new offer of meals on the menu, but it is still necessary to order meals in the reservation system in advance. New: meals can now be ordered 14 days in advance. The ordering obligation does not apply to weekly menu.