Department of Foreigners' Residence, Prague II, Chodov

Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic

Last updated: 5/9/2024


This office of the Ministry of the Interior deals with issues related to the stay of foreigners:

  • Applications for extending the stay on a long-term visa,
  • Applications for permission for long-term residence or extension of its validity,
  • Applications for permission for permanent residence,
  • Applications for confirmation of temporary residence on the territory (if you are an EU citizen),
  • Applications for permission for the temporary residence of a family member of an EU citizen or extension of a residence card,
  • Reporting changes of residence or other changes related to your stay in the Czech Republic,
  • Applications for issuance of a residence confirmation.

Other services:

Social and legal counseling provided by the Archdiocesan Charity of Prague.

Details about the workplace:

  • Paid parking on Cigánkova Street.
  • Hot and cold beverage vending machines available.
  • Changing table available.


  • Extension of temporary protection – ground floor (entrance on the left side of the building from the parking lot).
  • Clients from non-EU countries (third countries) – ground floor (entrance on the right side of the building, closer to the bus stop).
  • Clients from EU member states and their family members, biometrics, clients with appointments for familiarization/viewing of files – 1st floor (entrance from the main road).


On Fridays, the office hours are reserved for clients with appointments at a scheduled time. Appointments can be made by phone.

The Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic recommends that clients make an appointment before visiting the workplace: clients with appointments are given priority and thus avoid longer waiting times. In extreme cases, walk-in clients may not be served!


  • Czech

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 8:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday: 8:00 – 15:00
  • Wednesday: 8:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday: 8:00 – 15:00
  • Friday: 8:00 – 12:00
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Accessibility and Additional Information:

  • The service is available to everyone.
  • No prior appointment is required.
  • Closed on public holidays.
  • The service is paid.
  • The building is wheelchair-friendly.
  • The building has an elevator.
  • This location has female staff.
  • Separate and barrier-free toilets for men and women.


  • Phone: +420 974 801 801 (English, Czech)


Cigánkova 1861/2, 148 00, Praha 4