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Checklist for Getting Started

BEFORE ARRIVAL
✔Apply online and settle the application fee
✔Make sure you have a valid passport
✔Apply for recognition of your previous education
✔Apply for a study visa
✔Get a comprehensive health insurance
✔Settle the tuition fees
✔Buy the air ticket so that you do not miss important days in the semester
✔Inform the dormitory and the International Office about the date of your arrival
✔Ask for a buddy and contact local students via facebook to settle down more easily
✔Study the instructions for getting to Liberec
✔Come dressed up appropriately for the local weather

If you are not clear about individual points in the checklist above, study more details in the document below.

Before Arrival
  1. Before Arrival ˆ 2.11.2016

DURING THE ORIENTATION WEEK OR UPON YOUR ARRIVAL
✔Register at the university dormitory (pay the deposit and bring a photograph)
✔Report to the International Office
✔Enroll at the Faculty Student Affairs Office
✔Deal with formalities - get the ISIC card, open a bank account, register with the Foreign Police or the Visa Office
✔Get connected - activate your university e-mail account, register and connect to wireless LAN
✔Buy - transportation pass, meals in the university online system
✔Organize your courses
✔Get informed, oriented and involved - the Erasmus Student Network Liberec will support you
✔Discover your new home

If you are not clear about individual points in the checklist above, study more details in the document below.

Upon Arrival
  1. Upon Arrival ˆ 2.11.2016

ALWAYS MAKE SURE YOUR VISA IS VALID
Attention: The process of visa renewal should start at least 2 months before your visa expires!
Please keep in mind that we are required by law to inform the Czech Ministry of Interior of your student status.

Foreign Police in Liberec
Nám. Dr. Edvarda Beneše 584/24 (entry from Mariánská street)
Liberec
Opening hours:
Mo, We: 8.00 - 17.00
Tu, Th: 8.00-14.30

You will need to visit this office to:

  • apply for the confirmation of your residence permit (within 3 working days after your arrival in the Czech Republic) if you are from a non-EU country and your visa is marked D/VC

Ministry of the Interior Regional Office Liberec (OAMP MVČR)
(Department for Asylum and Migration Policy)

MOI office Liberec
Voroněžská 144/20
Liberec
Tel.: 974 460 850 (incl. telephone appointments)
Opening hours:
Mo, We: 8.00 – 17.00
Tu, Th: 8.00 – 14.00

You will need to visit this office to:

  • apply for the confirmation of your residence permit (within 3 working days after your arrival in the Czech Republic) if you are from a non-EU country and your visa is marked D/VR
  • report a loss of your passport or residence permit - immediately
  • report a change in your place of residence in the Czech Republic or other changes related to your residence (within 30 days)
  • apply for a temporary residence permit for a family member of an EU citizen or an extension of a residence card
  • apply for a certificate of temporary residence (EU citizens)
  • apply for a permanent residence permit
  • apply for a long-term residence permit or its extension
  • apply for an extension of the permitted period of stay on a long-term visa

Useful link - support for non-EU citizens: Centre for Integration of Foreigners
Useful link - support for EU-citizens: Centre for Integration