Timely processing of personal documents before the summer season

In connection with the summer tourist season, the Ministry of the Interior would like to remind citizens that due to the large number of applications for the issuance of travel documents with machine-readable data, the deadlines for issuing travel documents are currently approaching the legal deadline of 30 days. The deadlines for issuing identity cards are considerably shorter and it is You can use your ID card to travel to popular destinations such as Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain and other EU countries. Children under the age of 15 can also have an ID card.

It is also possible to issue an identity card and a travel document with machine-readable data within a shortened time limit of 5 days or 24 hours for an increased administrative fee (up to CZK 6,000 for travel documents).

Information leaflet of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic - summer 2022 and travel documents.pdf