Entry and Visa

If you are planning to stay in Austria or in the Schengen Area for a period of more than 90 days up to six months, you will find important information here:

  • Visa requirements
  • Applications forms
  • Practical references to the application process

Linguistic competence in Austrian visa offices

Due to the financial funding of the External Borders Fund, employees of Austrian representations abroad, either posted or locally employed who experienced increased visa applications, benefited from additional language support during the period from 1 January 2009 to 30 June 2014.