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The UK is leaving the European Union. The rules for passports, entry requirements, driving, EHIC cards and more may change after Brexit.

This page will be updated with country-specific information for travellers to Czech Republic as things change. Sign up for email alerts and view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Over 300,000 British nationals visit the Czech Republic every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

There is a general threat from terrorism. There may be increased security in place over the festive period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities.

When using public transport you must validate your ticket when you board or you could be fined. See Local laws and customs

Only buy alcohol from legitimate places like supermarkets or bottle shops. Make sure the bottle has an original, untouched seal around the cork or cap. See Crime

Carry your passport with you at all times for identification. See Local laws and customs

Although there is no recent history of terrorism in the Czech Republic, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re living in or moving to the Czech Republic, visit our Living in the Czech Republic guide in addition to this travel advice.

If you’re travelling to the Czech Republic to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in the Czech Republic after Brexit.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. For information on the European Health Insurance Card see Health.