Job-seeker visas

Especially high-skilled third-country nationals who would like to seek employment in Austria can apply for a residence visa, category D with a period of validity of six months. Besides compliance with the general requirements for the issuance of visas the applicant needs to provide evidence regarding his/her special qualifications.

General information on job-seeker visas can be found on the websites of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BM.I) and of the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS). Please contact the competent Austrian representation for further information.