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Services for your success in Czech Republic
+420 296 348 207 Václavské náměstí 66, 110 00 Praha 1
Services for your success in Czech Republic
+420 296 348 207 Václavské náměstí 66, 110 00 Praha 1

Useful information about the Czech Republic

Here you can find some practical information about the Czech Republic

Entry & Roaming

  • The Czech Republic has been a member of the EU since 2004
  • The Czech Republic has been a member of the Schengen area since 2007.
  • There are no border controls for EU citizens
  • There are no roaming charges within the EU since 2017
  • Since 2019 telephone calls may only cost a maximum of 19 cents per minute.
  • The international country code for the Czech Republic is +420 or 00420.

Further information on entering the Czech Republic can be found here.

Currency & Exchange Rate

  • The Czech Republic has its own currency, the Czech Crown (Kč or CZK).
  • The exchange rate is usually about 1 to 25 (1€ = 25Kč).
  • The current exchange rate can be found here.
  • You can exchange your money in a bank or exchange office or
  • withdraw money at one of the 5.500 ATMs in the country
  • You can pay almost anywhere in the Czech Republic with an international money or credit card (e.g. VISA or Mastercard).

Further information about money & payment can be found here.

Gasoline & diesel price

  • The prices for petrol and diesel in the Czech Republic are usually slightly lower than in Germany.
  • The current petrol prices can be found here.
  • The current diesel prices can be found here.

Speed limit in the Czech Republic

  • in localities the maximum speed is 50 km/h

for vehicles up to 3.5 t and buses over 3.5 t the following maximum speeds apply:

  • 90 km/h on roads
  • 110 km/h on expressways
  • 130 km/h on motorways

for vehicles over 3.5 t, the maximum speed is 80 km/h.

In the Czech Republic there is a strict alcohol ban (0.0 per thousand) on driving.

Further information on driving in the Czech Republic can be found here.

Vignette & motorway toll

  • In the Czech Republic, motorways and some expressways are subject to tolls.
  • To use the Czech motorway you need a vignette
  • A 10 day vignette for a car up to 3,5 t costs 310 CZK (ca. 12,20€)
  • A 1 year vignette for a car up to 3,5 t costs 1.500 CZK (ca. 60€)
  • Electronic tolls are required for vehicles over 3.5 t in weight
  • from 01.12.2019 a new electronic toll system will apply on the motorways
  • from 01.01.2020 this system will also apply on certain expressways

You can find more information about the toll stickers and the motorway toll here.

Publication date Last updated date: 1.11.2019