Entry and Residence permits
Information for PNG citizens living in PNG:
From 1 April 2016, the Austrian Embassy Manila is responsible for issuing Austrian Schengen visas for residents of PNG.
This change does not affect PNG citizens living in Australia.
Australian and New Zealand citizens do not need an entry permit (visa) to stay in Austria as either tourists or on a business trip for a period of up to three months.
If you enter Austria visa free, you are generally not allowed to take up any employment there.
Please note, that Austria has no working holiday visa agreement with Australia. Such visas are only available for eligible New Zealand citizens.
Generally, it is the length of your stay that will determine the type of permit you need.
If your visit to Austria does not exceed six months you should apply for an Entry Permit (Visa).
If you intend to stay in Austria for more than six months you will most likely require a Residence Permit.