There are strong links between our countries dating back generations and a small community of Czechs in New Zealand.Bohemians, Moravians and Slovaks first came to New Zealand in the 1860s. More than 3,700 Czechs visit New Zealand each year.
This allows you to enter the Czech Republic without a visa in some circumstances.
In other circumstances, you'll need to get a visa before you travel to the Czech Republic.
You can also go to Czech Republic embassies in Berlin, Brussels, and London.
The Czech Republic is a party to the Schengen Convention, along with a number of other European countries.
New Zealanders aged between 18 and 35 can apply for a 12-month working holiday visa for the Czech Republic.
To apply, you can go to, or post your application to, the Consulate of the Czech Republic in Sydney.
Approximately 100 New Zealanders are long-term residents in the Czech Republic.
A number of New Zealand soldiers who fell in World War II are also buried in Commonwealth War Graves in the Czech Republic.
The Czech Australia and New Zealand Association (CANZA), based in Prague, is active and hosts many community and business events year round.