The Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (FMEIA) strives to provide assistance and advice to our fellow-nationals abroad and establish contacts with the relevant authorities. Generally speaking, the Austrian embassies and consulates-general are the first point of contact for Austrians abroad. The Department for Austrians Abroad at the FMEIA is responsible for assisting with questions relating to:
The federal provinces have also established special contact centres for Austrians living abroad.
Numerous foreign embassies and consulates are represented in Austria.
The common umbrella organisation of associations representing Austrians abroad is the Auslandsösterreicher Weltbund (AÖWB, World Federation of Austrians Abroad).
Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign AffairsDepartment IV.3Head: Wolfgang Lukas Strohmayer
Postal address: Minoritenplatz 8, 1010 Vienna Office: Herrengasse 13, 2nd floor, 1010 Vienna
Phone: +43 501150-4400 Fax: +43 501159-243