Population: 10 566 332
NFP: Ministry of the Interior
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in the Czech Republic:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs in the Czech Republic:  

  • Ministry of the Interior: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); border management and irregular migration; the reception of asylum seekers and the asylum procedure; socio-economic integration; return and readmission.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: responsible for visa issuance and consular affairs; in charge of returns; coordinates development cooperation with countries of origin and transit of migration.
  • Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs: labour migration (sets out labour market access criteria for foreign nationals); social services. 


Last update: December 2018