Long-term Residence Permit for the Purpose of Investment

A long-term residence permit for the purpose of investment is intended for third country citizens who are entrepreneurs and want to reside in the Czech Republic to make a “significant investment”, or who are executives in business companies that have such investment plans.





Who can apply for this type of residence permit?

You can apply for a long-term residence permit for the purpose of investment if you are an entrepreneur and a third-country citizen and, at the same time, you are going to make a “significant investment” in the Czech Republic or, if you are an executive in a business company that has such an investment plan.

The invested funds must amount to at least 75 million CZK and, at the same time, it must create at least 20 new jobs for EU citizens or their family members for a minimum period of 2 years. Up to 60% of the aforementioned funds can be replaced with other tangible or intangible assets, including technologies and information know-how.

How long is this type of residence permit valid for?

For a maximum of 2 years.

What does this type of 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.