Legal Counseling

SIMI (Association for Integration and Migration)

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Last updated: 5/6/2024


The Association for Integration and Migration (SIMI) offers free help to migrants in the Czech Republic, no matter their residency status. They give personal advice focused on understanding each client's needs. This helps solve legal issues and makes it easier for migrants to adapt and become part of Czech society.

Lawyers at SIMI use their deep knowledge of Czech and international law, court decisions, and years of experience to handle clients' cases. This means they can solve problems quickly and help clients understand their new environment. It also helps avoid crises and conflicts that might happen if people do not know the laws.

The service helps with these areas:

Law on the Residence of Foreigners:

  • Preparing documents and materials for applications.
  • Helping clients communicate with the foreign police.<br/Asylum:
  • Giving information about the international protection process.
  • Explaining the rights and duties of asylum seekers and people with subsidiary protection.
  • Helping in legal processes, attending interviews, and writing legal documents.

Family Law:

  • Legal help with getting married or registered partnerships between foreigners or between a foreigner and a Czech citizen.
  • Managing the residency of children from mixed marriages.

Labor Law:

  • Solving work-related issues like wrongful job termination.
  • Helping clients talk to their employers about problems like unpaid wages.

Basic Rights and Responsibilities:

  • Informing clients about their basic legal rights and duties.
  • Preventing problems that come from not knowing the laws.

You can make an appointment by email ( or phone (+420 224 224 379).

More about the organization's principles and values:

SIMI aims to help migrants in every way with their integration into Czech society, regardless of their legal status. The goal is to give clients the knowledge and skills they need to function on their own and become full members of society.

In its work, SIMI cooperates with government institutions like the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (Department of Asylum and Migration Policy, Administration of Refugee Facilities, Police of the Czech Republic), job centers, medical and educational facilities, and other non-government organizations, including the Consortium of NGOs working with migrants, Organization for Aid to Refugees, International Organization for Migration in Prague, La Strada, and the Salvation Army.


  • English
  • Russian
  • Czech
  • Other languages upon request

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 9:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 9:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday: 9:00 – 17:00
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Accessibility and Additional Information:

  • The service is available to everyone.
  • Prior appointment is required.
  • Closed on public holidays.
  • Free of charge.
  • The building is not wheelchair-friendly.
  • The building does not have an elevator.
  • This location has female staff.
  • Shared and/or not barrier-free toilet for men and women.



Havlíčkovo nám. 2, 130 00 Praha 3