Visa Information
Passport requirements

All nationals require a valid passport.

Only exception are nationals of the following countries who may also present an alternative document of identification instead of a passport: Liechtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland.

Visa requirements
Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Réunion, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Vatican City, Venezuela.

EU, IS, LI, NO, CH for for an unlimited period (nationals of Iceland and Norway cannot remain for an unlimited period)

Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Return ticket
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
  • Visa fee payment
  • Stamped, self-addressed envelope when postal application
  • Insurance
1) Confirmed hotel or tour reservation or letter of invitation from Austrian host. 2) Proof of occupation/student status.
Costs of Visa
  • Student Visa: 132 EUR
A uniform type of visa, the Schengen visa, is issued for tourist and private visits. NOTE: Spouses and children of EU or EEA countries can obtain a visa free of charge on presentation of relevant documentation.
Time required to issue visa
  • Tourist Visa: 5 days
Embassy contact information
  • Embassy of Austria in England UK: 
  • Embassy of Austria in USA: 
  • Embassy of Austria in Australia: 
  • Embassy of Austria in Canada: 

All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Austria in your country.
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