Requests for authentication of Austrian documents can be filed either in person, by a representative or by post.

a) Office hours:

  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Entrance: Leopold-Figl-Gasse 5 (close to the underground station Herrengasse, U3)
  • Fee per authentication note: € 17,50

b) by post:

Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs 
Büro für Konsularbeglaubigungen (Legalisation Office)   
Minoritenplatz 8
A-1010 Vienna, Austria

  • Please send documents by registered post, enclosing an accompanying letter (Begleitschreiben).
  • Fee per authentication note: EUR 17.50 plus a one-time submission fee (Eingabegebühr) of EUR 14.30. Please do not send cash. You will receive a payment slip.
  • In most cases the authenticated documents will be returned to the sender within a few working days.
  • Documents will be returned within Austria only.

For further questions, please contact the Büro für Konsularbeglaubigungen (Legalisation Office) at:

Email: Tel: 050 1150-4425 or 4429