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Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Embassy and the Austrian Cultural Forum in Ottawa!
Our contact details are the following:
445 Wilbrod Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6M7
Tel.: 613 789 1444, Fax: 613 789 3431
This website contains information on Austrian politics, its economy, culture and tourism. By visiting the link "Practical Advice", you find additional information on consular issues and on travelling to both Austria and Canada. There are many links to help you in your search for further information on Austria.
ATTENTION: Every sixth passport expires in 2017 - Apply on time to save time
1.1 million Austrian passports will expire in 2017. This is significantly more than in an average year. Longer processing times are to be expected especially in the months of March throughout July 2017. It is therefore advisable to check well in advance if your passport is still valid if you plan to travel.
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
As of March 15, 2016 Austrian citizens need to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to entering Canada by air. More informaton here.
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Learn German in Austria
For more information about the different opportunities to learn German in Austria click here
Application for Austrian Passport
Passport applications can be made, and fingerprints are taken at the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa (appointment necessary) , the Austrian Consulate General in Vancouver (for appointments please call (604) 687-3338), the Austrian Consulate General in Toronto (for appointments please call (416) 967-4867) and the Austrian Consulate General in Calgary (for appointments please call (403) 283-6526).
Warning: Please note that contact information and travel advice on unofficial websites often contain errors, are not up to date and have not been authorized by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs. For correct information and advice please always consult the official website of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs and of the official Austrian representations.