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Introduction
Prague is considering a Low Emission Zone, the start date is unknown. The earliest Czech law allows is 2019.
Please note that there is also a traffic regulation / permit scheme in Praha (Prague) that requires your vehicle to meet certain emission standards.
And an access regulation for tourist buses in Prague.

Dates and details
Phase 1: Start date unknown
Petrol: Euro 1, green sticker
Diesel: Euro 3, yellow sticker

Phase 1: Start date unknown
Petrol: Euro 1, green sticker
Diesel: Euro 4, green sticker

Vehicles affected
All, including vehicles with less than four wheels.

Costs
80 CZK (appx. 3 €) for a sticker that will be valid for the lifetime of the vehicle.

Public transport
Public Transport options to travel into the city without a car: Public transport

Scheme Boundary
Praha LEZ map
Map key: yellow shaded area. The date on the map is not valid.

Road Sign
Praha road sign
First sign is entering the LEZ, second sign leaving it.

Need to Register?
The Czech Stickers can not yet be purchased.
The Czech ministry will announce which foreign stickers will be recognised for foreign vehicles. Czech vehicles would be advised to buy the Czech stickers when they become available.

Foreign vehicles affected?
Yes, are affected. The Czech ministry will announce which foreign stickers will be recognised for foreign vehicles.

Retrofitting allowed?
Not likely

Retrofit Details
The LEZ framework does not currently allow for retrofitting.
There is a Czech retrofit certification. Companies offering Czech certified filters are listed on our which-retrofit-is-valid-where page

Hours of operation
Permanent

Enforcement
Manual, sticker

Penalty
A fine from 1500 CZK to 2500 CZK (appx. 50-100 EUR).

National Scheme
The national low emission zone framework is given below. It includes stickers for LEZs, similar to those used in Germany. There are two differences. The German stickers allow retrofit (the Czech stickers do not). The Czech stickers are also required for motorcycles and mopeds (the German stickers are only for 4+ wheeled vehicles.

It is likely that the Czech and German stickers will be mutually accepted, but this has not yet been confirmed

Emissions class

1

2

3

4

Sticker

No Sticker

Czech Low Emission Zone Euro 1 Red Sticker

Czech low emission zone Euro 2 yellow sticker

Czech low emission zone green, Euro 4 (petrol Euro 1) sticker

Requirement for diesel vehicles

Euro 1 or worse

Euro 2

Euro 3

Euro 4, Euro 5, Euro 6

Requirement for petrol vehicles

Pre-Euro 1 

 

 

Euro 1 or better



Exemptions
Prague exemptions

Local name for the scheme
Nízkoemisní zóna

Further Information
Czech Ministry
Dekra

City website
Prague city website
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