- Foreign nationals applying for long-term residence in the Czech Republic will be required to provide proof of meeting specific financial requirements
On April 1, 2022, the Czech government introduced new financial measures for foreign nationals seeking long-term residence. These foreign nationals will be obligated to prove that they hold funds that are 15 times the amount of the average minimum wage in the Czech Republic. Currently, the average minimum living wage is 2,740 CZK.
In addition, the foreign national must hold proof of these funds through a bank account statement, other documents proving financial security, or a valid internationally recognized payment card.
What are the Changes?
The Czech government will require foreign nationals applying for long-term residence to provide proof of holding funds that are 15 times the amount of the average minimum wage in the country. The applicant will also need to meet other long-term residence application requirements.
Continue to check the government of the Czech Republic’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic