If you want to visit Czech Republic from India for business purposes, then you will need to apply for a business visa. With this visa a businessman can visit Czech Republic for business purposes such as corporate meetings, employment or partnership meetings.
You will have to apply for a short-stay visa which allows you to stay in Czech Republic for 90 days. The short-stay visa is also known as the Schengen visa. This visa is valid in all the European countries which are part of the Schengen agreement. The business visa will allow you to travel through all the Schengen agreement countries and stay there with minimum restrictions while engaging in business activities.
For travelling to the Czech Republic on business, you will require a Schengen short-stay visa.
With a Schengen short-stay visa – also referred to as a Uniform Schengen Visa [USV] – you can travel to these countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Austria, Malta, Germany, Italy, Norway, Portugal, the Netherlands, France, Latvia, Denmark, Poland, Greece, Iceland, Finland, Liechtenstein, Estonia, Luxembourg, and Lithuania.
The latest that you can apply for a business visa for the Czech Republic is 15 days before your intended date of travel.
Usually, a business visa for the Czech Republic is processed within 15 calendar days. In certain cases where further scrutiny of the application is required, the processing can take up to 30 days. In rare cases, the time taken for a decision to be reached on the application can be 60 days which is the maximum time that can be taken.
The rule for the maximum duration of stay on a Schengen short-stay visa is that of 90 days in any 180-day period.