The first opportunity to replace a passport, the validity of which is nearing completion, is a trip back home at his residence. In this case, the citizen can appeal to the local services of police or the visa department and replace passport to the standard prescribed by the Law of the Russian Federation, the procedure. It must be noted that the old passport is canceled, but must be issued by a citizen on your hands, because it will probably be acting long-term visa to the Czech Republic that will be needed when crossing the border, returning to the Czech Republic. In this case, a foreign citizen at the border must submit the old passport with valid visa and new passport new expiration date. You can go through the procedure inserts a visa to new passport in one of the offices of the Consulate of Czech Republic in the country in which there was a replacement passport, but in this case it is necessary to obtain entry to the consulate of the Czech Republic on reception on the visa on the basis of the old visa and obtain a new passport.
This process can take from one to seven days depending on the speed of the employees of the consulate. After pasting visa to new passport can cross the border with a new passport. There are two possible replacement passport of a foreign citizen residing in the territory of the Czech state, without leaving limits of the Czech Republic. For Russian citizens, these features are available when you contact the Russian consulate, nationals of other countries, exchange occurs at the consulate of his country, located in the Czech Republic.