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Important notice on the opening of the legal and consular section of the Embassy Prague
Under no circumstances is it possible to visit the consular section of the German embassy without making an appointment.
Appointments for passports, notifications and certificates as well as visa can be booked via the Embassy's online appointment System exclusively.
However, please note that,
- the embassy cannot admit accompanying persons (exceptions are for the guardians of minor applicants, for an accompanying person of elderly applicants who are not able to walk alone and for an accompanying person who acts as an interpreter for applicants who do not speak German, Czech or English sufficiently)
- only those persons who have made an appointment can be admitted and only one person at a time can make an appointment
- only applicants who present themselves punctually at the beginning of their appointment will be admitted
- only applicants who have all the supporting documents (in particular completed applications) with them will be admitted.
Passports/ identity Cards/ eID
It is possible to book appointments for the application of passports, identity cards and an eID for Union citizens via the online appointment system.
Please understand that the Embassy is not able to offer any special appointment for applying for a German passport identity card or eID in addition to the dates offered via the online appointment system. Requests for special pass appointment received here will not be answered.
New appointments are activated one week in advance on each working day.
In principle, separate appointments must be booked for each applicant and for each official act. Only for the simultaneous application for a passport and identity card for the same applicant is the booking of a single appointment sufficient.
If you would like to make an appointment for a family with minor children of three or more and are unable to book consecutive appointments, please contact the Consular Section by e-mail. In your e-mail you should include the surname, first name and date of birth of all applicants and a telephone number. The Consular Section will then allocate you the next available concurrent appointments. Please note that this is a special appointment and must be attended. Alternative appointments will not be offered.
Please note our general information on how to apply for a passport on our website at www.prag.diplo.de/pass
Only applicants who
- have downloaded the application from the Embassy's website and have already completed it in full
- Carry biometric passport photos
- who have all the original documents mentioned in our leaflets with them (regardless of whether or not they have already applied for a passport at the embassy)
should make an appointment.
The payment of fees can be made cashless only with Visa or Master card and cash only in Czech crowns.
Attestations and certifications
Appointments for certifications and attestations can be arranged via the online appointment System.
People who need a certification that they are alive, subject to a fee (Lebensbescheinigung) must also make an appointment.
Please note that certification that you are alive on a multilingual form should be confirmed with Czech authorities (residents' registration offices or Czech Point), Czech notaries or rabbinates as a matter of priority.
You do not need an appointment to come to the Embassy for a certification that you are alive for submission to state pension insurance schemes (e.g. Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund) and compensation authorities or a border crossing certificate. You can visit the Embassy between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. from Monday to Friday and between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons.
To obtain a certificate that you are alive for a private supplementary insurance (company pensions, private pensions), an appointment must be made in advance via the Embassy's appointment system under Certifications. To obtain a border crossing certificate, an appointment can also be made in advance via the Embassy's appointment system under Border Crossing Certificate in order to avoid long waiting times.
Please understand that the Embassy cannot offer any special dates in addition to those offered via the online appointment system. Requests for special dates received here will not be answered.
New appointments are activated one week in advance on each working day.
Please note that only applicants who have all the documents mentioned on our website or in our leaflets in original and who have their permanent residence and domicile in the Czech Republic can be admitted.
Payment of fees can be made cashless only with a Visa or Master Card and cash only in Czech crowns.
Appointments for notarizations (applications for certificate of inheritance, or European certificate of inheritance, affidavit, acknowledgement of paternity, etc.) will continue to be made only through the embassy.
Appointments for the registration of the birth of a German child and declarations of name cannot be made via the online appointment system, but are allocated by the embassy.
To do this, you must send the documents listed on our website to the Embassy as a PDF scan by e-mail.
After checking the documents, the Embassy will inform you on which date you can come to hand in the birth announcement. Appointments are made on Monday and Friday at 11:10 am and on Wednesday at 1:30 pm. Please let us know on which day you would like to come in. The Embassy will then assign you the next available appointment.
Please note that only applicants who have the originals of all the documents listed on our website or in our information leaflets with them and who have already completed the application for the subsequent certification of the foreign birth can be admitted.
Czech civil status documents must be accompanied by the original multilingual form according to Regulation (EU) 2016/1191, paternity certificates must be translated by an officially sworn interpreter.
Payment of fees can be made cashless only with Visa or Master Card and cash only in Czech crowns.
Appointments can only be made via the online appointment system of our embassy. If you would like to book a date and no date is available, the following line will appear: „ Unfortunately, there are no appointments available at this time. New appointments will be made available for booking at regular intervals. “
Appointments are released for booking one week in advance. Further details on bookings are not published.
Other appointments than those offered via the online appointment system cannot be offered. Requests for special appointments that are received here will not be answered.
If you want to make an appointment for a family with minor children of three or more and you cannot book consecutive appointments, please contact the consular section by e-mail. In your e-mail you should state your surname, first name, date of birth, citizenship and purpose of the visa for all applicants, residence in the Czech Republic and in Germany and a telephone number. The consular section will then allocate you the next available concurrent dates. Please note that this is a special appointment and must be attended. Alternative appointments are not offered.
Please note the information provided on our website on visa proceedings and requirements at this Embassy.