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Find your current status of access rights in the Green-Zones App: entry allowed (green), driving ban (red) or early warning (orange).
Find the current status of access rights to your desired environmental zone in the Green-Zones App: entry allowed (green), driving ban (red) or early warning for a driving ban (orange).

Environmental zone Prague 1 - Czechia

The environmental zone of Prague 1

Prague used to be an important royal and imperial residence in the Holy Roman Empire and the historical capital of Bohemia. In the 14th century, it became a political and cultural centre in Europe under Charles IV.

With a population of 1.26 million, Prague is today the capital and the largest city in the Czech Republic. The city covers an area of 495 km² and consists of 22 districts with more than 1.2 million inhabitants. Prague 1 is the oldest part of the city. The 1st Prague administrative district includes the historical centre, Josefstadt, Kleinseite, Hradschin and the lower New Town. The district is located in the historical centre of the city on both sides of the River Vltava.

The environmental zone was introduced on 01.04.1999. It covers almost the entire area of the administrative district Prague 1.

Further information can be obtained by clicking on the map on the left. Please refer to the table below to find out which driving restrictions apply to which types of vehicle at which times of the day and week in the environmental zone or use or Green-Zones app.

The REG-Certificate for Czech environmental zones

In the Prague (Prague 1) environmental zone there is a driving ban for buses (M2, M3) and trucks (N2, N3) from 3.5 tons with EURO 0-3 standards. Vehicles with EURO 4-6 standards may enter the zone, but must register with the City of Prague in advance. Entry without prior registration will result in heavy fines.

Green-Zones offers its registration service for the Prague 1 environmental zone and issues a Green-Zones REG-Certificate for the vehicle to be registered. The registration certificate (REG-Certificate) for European environmental zones developed by Green-Zones confirms to the buyer that Green-Zones has registered his vehicle for an environmental zone in the Czech Republic as required by law. The registration certificate is not an official badge/vignette.

All relevant information for a registration for trucks can be found Registration for Czechiahere. A fee-based application form for registration by Green-Zones can be obtained Registration formhere.

Table overview of the environmental zone

Name of the environmental zone:
Environmental zone Prague 1 - Czechia
Date of entry into effect of the zone:
01-04-1999
Type of environmental zone:
Permanent, from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm for trucks only, 24 hours for buses
Fines:
60 - 100 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone:
The zone covers the whole area of the administrative district of Prague 1. The district is situated in the historical city centre, on both side of the Vltava.