Prague will implement a Low Emisssion Zone on 1 January 2016.
The first 12 months will be a transition period.
The Low Emission Zone will come fully into force on 1 January 2017.

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
From 1st January 2017:
Petrol: Euro 1, green sticker
Diesel: Euro 3, yellow sticker

From 1st January 2019
Petrol: Euro 1, green sticker
Diesel: Euro 4, green sticker

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

80 CZK (appx. 3 €) for a sticker that will be valid indefinitely.

Public transport
Options to travel into the city without a car.

Public transport

Scheme Boundary
Praha LEZ map
Map key: yellow shaded area - proposed LEZ effective from 1.1.2017.

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

Need to Register?
Green sticker Praha

A sticker must be bought and displayed in the windscreen.
It is expected that this sticker will also be valid for all LEZs in Germany. Confirmation is expected from the Czech Republic in 2015. Click here to buy a German sticker.
Proof of emission standard is needed to purchase the sticker. The stickers will be sold at traffic departments of the municipalities. Ways to buy the stickers online or by mail will be established.

Foreign vehicles affected?
Yes, are affected.

Retrofitting allowed?
Likely, but not yet

Retrofit Details
Not yet confirmed.

Hours of operation

Manual, sticker

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

National Scheme
National framework exists. It includes a legislation that allows for stickers for LEZs, similar to those used in Germany, and mutually accepted with the German stickers.

Prague exemptions

Local name for the scheme
Nízkoemisní zóna

Further Information
Ministry of Environment

City website
Prague city website
see here too
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