Entry Permits (Visa)
If you wish to stay in Austria for up to 90 days within a 6 months period or transit via Austria, and if you do not attempt to work in Austria, a Schengen visa is required. The Schengen visa does also entitle to enter other Schengen countries for tourist, business or visitor purpose.
Please note: All applications must be submitted in person by appointment only. Please make sure that your application is complete when coming to your appointment.
You may not apply more than three months before your intended date of travel. Your application will generally processed within 15 business days.
We only accept your application if you live in the consular jurisdiction of the Embassy.
You must file your Schengen visa application with the German Consulate in Toronto if you live here.
You must file your Schengen visa application with the Swiss Consulate in Vancouver if you live here.
Only applications from residents of Canada (Permanent residents, persons holding a Canadian student visa or work permit) can be accepted. Applications from persons holding long-term visitor’s visa can only be accepted, if you can prove that it was not possible to apply in your home country.
Book your appointment with the Austrian Embassy here.
Do I need a visa?
Please note that both your nationality (= citizenship) and the passport you hold determine whether you require a visa or whether you can travel visa-free. To determine whether you need a visa check here.
I) Airport Transit Visa (Visa A)
II) Transit Visa
III) Tourist Visa (Visa C)
IV) Visitor Visa (Visa C)
V) Business Visa
VI) National Visa (D) (Students)
Further documentation may be required on a case-to-case basis!
Please Note: Since the information on our website is constantly updated, please refrain from calling to re-confirm the listed requirements by telephone. We value your cooperation.