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Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Embassy in Riyadh!
On the following pages you will find a range of information on Austrian visas, travelling to and studying in Austria.
A variety of useful links to other governmental, tourism and academic websites will facilitate planning your stay in Austria.
Austrian Embassy Riyadh
Diplomatic Quarter Riyadh
P.O. Box 94373
Tel: (+966) 11 480 12 17
Fax: (+966) 11 480 15 26
Sunday - Thursday
09.00 - 12.00
The Austrian Embassy in Riyadh is also representing the Republic of Austria to the Sultanate of Oman and Republic of Yemen.
Starting December 2012 you have to schedule your appointments for visa applications and applications for resident permits and legalizations of signatures online. Note: please book an appointment for all travelers including children under 12 years old who do not need to present themselves at the embassy.
Please click online appointment
Austria's Membership in the UN Human Rights Council 2011-2014
On May 20, 2011 the General Assembly elected Austria to the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a three-year term. This is the first time the Republic of Austria will occupy a seat in this council and it proves the member states’ confidence in Austria’s work in the United Nations.
Austrian hostage in Yemen is back home in Austria
Austrian citizen Dominik Neubauer who had been abducted in Sana’a, Yemen, on 21 December 2012, has regained his freedom and is back home in Austria. The Finnish couple who was abducted at the same time is also free. This positive outcome is also the result of close cooperation between Austria and Finland. continue