Citizens of Singapore do not require a visa when traveling to Austria
- as a tourist
- for business purposes
- without the intention to take up work
- and staying no longer than 90 days (within a period of 180 days) in the entire Schengen area (i.e. time spent in all Schengen countries added up)
Schengenvisa "C": for the purposes of Tourism, Business and (private) short-term Travels
Citizens of other countries that wish or have to apply for a visa should refer to the French Embassy in Singapore (which issues visas on behalf of Austria).
The French Embassy’s conditions for visa applications apply!
National Visa "D": for a prolonged Stay in Austria (3-6 months) or Permanent Stay in Austria (Residence Permit)
If you intend to stay in Austria longer than three months or wish to settle there as a permanent resident, you must apply for a National Visa "D" or a residence permit prior to your entry into Austria.
The Austrian Embassy in Singapore will gladly inform you about the rules of procedure that apply in your specific case.
Electronic Guarantee Letter (EVE = Elektronische Verpflichtungserklärung)
Private individuals, authorised representatives of clubs, or companies can submit a Guarantee Letter at the aliens’ police competent for their place of residence in Austria, which will then be forwarded electronically to the Embassy.
Please check the related Websites for additional information or contact the appropriate aliens' police section in Austria. If you intend to apply for a visa in Singapore through the French Embassy (which issues Schengen visa on behalf of Austria), the Electronic Guarantee Letter will be submitted from the Austrian Authorities to the Austrian Embassy in Jakarta which will forward the Guarantee Letter to the French Embassy in Singapore.
Electronic Guarantee Letters can Only be submitted by individuals whose principal residence is Austria, or by clubs and companies based in Austria.
Applications from relatives of Austrian nationals or of EEA-citizens with residence permits for Austria do not require a Guarantee Letter.