Long-term Residence Permit for Sports Purposes

A long-term residence permit for sports purposes is intended for third countries citizens who want to undertake a professional sporting activity in the Czech Republic.




Who can apply for this residence permit?

You can apply for a long-term residence permit for sports purposes if you hold a valid long-term visa for sports purposes or a long-term residence permit for any purpose.

How long is this residence permit valid for?

For a maximum of 2 years.

What does a residence permit look like?

What obligations and restrictions does this residence permit mean?

You must fulfil the purpose of your stay for the whole duration of your residence permit. You must also follow the obligations for foreigners stipulated by law.

What does this residence permit enable you to do?

If you hold a valid residence permit, you can leave and re-enter the Czech Republic repeatedly. You can also travel within the Schengen Area without a visa.