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Country Profiles

Czech Republic

Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Baršová, Andrea

Published: September 2009 - Latest Update: December 2014

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Baršová, Andrea

Published: February 2013

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Kandalec, Pavel

Published: June 2013

Country expert(s)

Baršová, Andrea

Kandalec, Pavel

Current citizenship law

Act 186/2013 on Citizenship of the Czech Republic LANGUAGE: uk


Zákon 186/2013 Sb. o státním občanství České republiky a o změně některých zákonů (zákon o státním občanství České republiky) LANGUAGE: Czech Republic


An English translation of Act 186/2013 is currently unavailable. A detailed summary can be accessed through the chronology of legislation.

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Czech Republic domestic case law
International and European case law Czech Republic International and European case law
Citizenship statistics

Czech Republic Statistics

Citizenship News

Czech Republic: dual citizenship reform provokes sharp rise of naturalisations

Czech minister states that permanent residents should be given the vote

Czech Ministry of Education publishes draft regulation on language and civic tests for naturalisation

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship