In addition to the international recognition of student status, card holders can use number of discounts all over the world. ISIC is valid in over 130 countries, allowing access to more than 125,000 discount locations globally including 2,700 discounts in the Czech Republic.
The lower or upper age limit for obtaining an ISIC card is not fixed. ISIC therefore is even available to students over the age 26 if the student is enrolled in full-time study (for at least six months), or if a student is attending a high school. Only schools registered with the czech Ministry of education (MSMT) are recognized.
ISIC´s can be issued in two ways – the first is a card that lasts for one academic year, which can be bought via online ordering or through our agents network; the second is a card produced by schools directly, either high schools or universities who cooperate with us.
ISIC SCHOLAR can be obtained through at select retailers.
All holders of this card can enjoy the same benefits as holders of an ISIC.
In the period from September to December, it is possible for card validities to overlap. Card orders placed after September will have the new 16 month validity.
A school / university issued ISIC card is generally issued for the entire study period at almost all universities, many private universities and more than 350 secondary schools throughout the country. These school / university issued cards generally offer a discount on the retail price and are also able to take advantage of the annual system which enables the user to retain the same card throughout their studies.
Cards issued by the schools / universities can also contain microchips which enable students to solve practical tasks throughout studies (entry into buildings, use in cafeterias and canteens, copiers, library cards etc.).
Does your school / university offer an ISIC card? More information can be found here. Sale prices for ISIC´s may vary from school to school based on the school´s recruitments.
- Online ordering
Fill in the web application, which requires to upload a document confirming your studies as issued by your school / university. After payment, we will mail the card to your home or you can pick it up from our ISIC Point store in Prague.
- Distribution network
You can purchase an ISIC while you wait through our ISIC agent network across the country.
Please note that unlike the school / university cards, you cannot extend the validity of these cards, and these cards will not contain any microchips that may be used for various practical purposes on your school´s campus.