The Agreement With Beneluxem On The Abolition Of Visa Requirements

Original Language Title: Dohoda s Beneluxem o zrušení vízové povinnosti

Read the untranslated law here: https://portal.gov.cz/app/zakony/download?idBiblio=39162&nr=162~2F1991~20Sb.&ft=txt

162/1991.



The COMMUNICATION FROM the



the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs



The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the 13 June. December

1990 was in Prague agreed exchange of notes agreement on abolition of visa

obligations between the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the

the Governments of the Benelux countries. The agreement entered into force on 1 January 2005. January 1, 1991.



Czech translation of the note verbale of Czechoslovakia and the Benelux countries,

be published at the same time.



The Belgian Embassy, Dutch Embassy



Thing: Benelux Economic Union



The AGREEMENT



between the Governments of the Benelux countries and the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal

Republic on the abolition of visas, concluded by Exchange of letters.



Sir,



We have the honour to inform Your Excellency that the Government of the countries of the Benelux, acting

together, on the basis of the Convention between the Kingdom of Belgium, Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands relating to the transfer of control of persons at the

the outer boundary of the territory of the Benelux countries, signed in Brussels on 11. April 1960, are

willing to conclude with the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic Agreement

on the abolition of visa requirement in the following wording:



1. In accordance with this agreement:



"the BENELUX countries" the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and

Kingdom of the Netherlands,



"the territory of the BENELUX" all the territory of the Kingdom of Belgium, Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe.



2. nationals of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic may

Enter the territory of the BENELUX COUNTRIES without visas for a maximum period of three months on

the basis of a valid passport.



3. nationals of the Benelux countries can enter the territory of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic without a visa for a maximum period of three months on

the basis of a valid passport.



4. To stay more than three months must the person enjoying the benefits of this agreement

obtain the appropriate visa from the diplomatic or

the consular representation of the Contracting State in which they want to travel.



5. nationals of the Benelux countries, the who live in Czech and in the long term

Slovak Federal Republic, and the Czech and Slovak nationals

Federative Republic, who live in one of the Benelux countries,

they can leave the country of their stay and return to her without a visa on the basis of the

a valid national passport and a valid residence card.



6. Each Government reserves the right to refuse the entry of persons into their countries,

that do not have the required documents to the entry, or that do not have the

sufficient means of subsistence, or which are considered

unwanted or are treated as such, which may endanger public

peace, public order or national security.



7. With the exception of the above provisions will continue to carry out the laws of the

and regulations valid in the Benelux countries and in the Czech and Slovak Federal

Republic concerning the entry, residence or expulsion of aliens, as well as

the performance of independent or dependent employment.



8. Each Government agrees to allow at any time and without formalities, in order to

on its territory returned:



and) its nationals who have entered the territory of the other Contracting

the parties,



(b)) entities which have entered that territory on the basis of the applicable national

the Passport, issued in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, or

Czechoslovak authorities, even if nationality was denied.



9. the Contracting States shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or new patterns

changed the national passports together with indications of their use,

and if it is possible, 60 days prior to their introduction.



10. With the exception of article 8, the application of this agreement may be suspended

any of the Contracting Parties.



The suspension must be notified immediately through the diplomatic channel of the Belgian

the Government. This Government will inform other Governments, that the agreement

signed on this notification. As well as will be the case when the

the relevant measures will be repealed.



11. As regards the Kingdom of the Netherlands, this agreement may be

extended to the territory of Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, the announcement of the Government of the Netherlands

the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic.



12. This agreement shall enter into force on 1 May 2004. January 1, 1991 for a period of one

of the year. If it is not cancelled 30 days before the end of this period, the

considered extended for an unlimited period of time. After the expiry of the period of one

the year of the entry into force of the agreement each of the Governments of the signatory,

It will be able to terminate in a 60-day notice of the Belgian Government.



The testimony of one of the Contracting Parties will have the effects of the dissolution of the agreement.

The Belgian Government shall inform the contracting through diplomatic channels to the other

the parties to this Agreement for the denunciations referred to in this article.



If the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic ready

conclude with the Governments of the Benelux countries, the agreement relating to the above

the provisions, we have the honor to propose to Your Excellency that this letter and Your

the answer, which your Excellency has addressed to each of us,

The agreement between the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the Governments of the

the Benelux countries.



We take this opportunity, Sir, to again make sure Your

The excellence of our deepest respect.



In Prague, 13. December 1990



For the Kingdom of Belgium:



Henry v.r. Beyens



For the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:



L. d ' Ansembourg v.r.



For the Kingdom of the Netherlands:



L. d ' Ansembourg v.r.



His Excellency



Mr. Jiri Dienstbier



Minister of Foreign Affairs



The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic



Prague



JIŘÍ DIENSTBIER



Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech and Slovak

The Federal Republic Of



Prague, 13 May. December 1990



Mr. Ambassador,



I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your letter of 13 November 2002. in December 1990,

where are you my credentials, my Government proposed the conclusion of an agreement on the abolition of

the visa requirement between the Governments of the Benelux countries and the Government of the Czech and Slovak

Federal Republic of:



"Mr. Secretary,



We have the honour to inform Your Excellency that the Governments of the Benelux countries, in accordance with the

The Treaty between the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and

Kingdom of the Netherlands regarding migration of persons to control an external

the borders of the territory of the Benelux countries, signed in Brussels on 11 July. April 1960, are

together ready to conclude with the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal

The Republic of the agreement on the abolition of visa requirement in the following wording:



1. In accordance with this agreement:



"the BENELUX countries" the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and

Kingdom of the Netherlands,



"the territory of the BENELUX" all the territory of the Kingdom of Belgium, Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe.



2. nationals of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic may

Enter the territory of the BENELUX COUNTRIES without visas for a maximum period of three months on

the basis of a valid passport.



3. nationals of the Benelux countries can enter the territory of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic without a visa for a maximum period of three months on

the basis of a valid passport.



4. To stay more than three months must the person enjoying the benefits of this agreement

obtain the appropriate visa from the diplomatic or

the consular representation of the Contracting State in which they want to travel.



5. nationals of the Benelux countries, the who live in Czech and in the long term

Slovak Federal Republic, and the Czech and Slovak nationals

Federative Republic, who live in one of the Benelux countries,

they can leave the country of their stay and return to her without a visa on the basis of the

a valid national passport and a valid residence card.



6. Each Government reserves the right to refuse the entry of persons into their countries,

that do not have the required documents to the entry, or that do not have the

sufficient means of subsistence, or which are considered

unwanted or are treated as such, which may endanger public

peace, public order or national security.



7. With the exception of the above provisions will continue to carry out the laws of the

and regulations valid in the Benelux countries and in the Czech and Slovak Federal

Republic concerning the entry, residence or expulsion of aliens, as well as

the performance of independent or dependent employment.



8. Each Government agrees to allow at any time and without formalities, in order to

on its territory returned:



and) its nationals who have entered the territory of the other Contracting

the parties,



(b)) entities which have entered that territory on the basis of the applicable national

the Passport, issued in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, or

Czechoslovak authorities, even if nationality was denied.



9. the Contracting States shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or new patterns

changed the national passports together with indications of their use,

and if it is possible, 60 days prior to their introduction.



10. With the exception of article 8, the application of this agreement may be suspended

any of the Contracting Parties.



The suspension must be notified immediately through the diplomatic channel of the Belgian

the Government. This Government will inform other Governments, that the agreement

signed on this notification. As well as will be the case when the

the relevant measures will be repealed.



11. As regards the Kingdom of the Netherlands, this agreement may be
extended to the territory of Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, the announcement of the Government of the Netherlands

the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic.



12. This agreement shall enter into force on 1 May 2004. January 1, 1991 for a period of one

of the year. If it is not cancelled 30 days before the end of this period, the

considered extended for an unlimited period of time. After the expiry of the period of one

the year of the entry into force of the agreement each of the Governments of the signatory,

It will be able to terminate in a 60-day notice of the Belgian Government.



The testimony of one of the Contracting Parties will have the effects of the dissolution of the agreement.

The Belgian Government shall inform the contracting through diplomatic channels to the other

the parties to this Agreement for the denunciations referred to in this article.



If the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic ready

conclude with the Governments of the Benelux countries, the agreement relating to the above

the provisions, we have the honor to propose to Your Excellency that this letter and Your

the answer, which your Excellency has addressed to each of us,

The agreement between the Government of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the Governments of the

the Benelux countries.



We take this opportunity, Sir, to again make sure Your

The excellence of our deepest respect.



I have the honour to inform you that my Government agrees with the proposals contained in your

the letter. Your letter and this reply shall constitute an agreement between the two that our

Governments. Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest

consideration.



Minister of Foreign Affairs:



Jiří Dienstbier v.r.



His Excellency



Lambert d ' Ansembourg



extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



The Kingdom of the Netherlands



Prague