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Visa Information

Austria is part of the EU, thus there are no duty restrictions within EU countries. Austria is also a Schengen Agreement nation and shall be governed by those rules.

Nationals of EU member states, the European Economic Area (EEA), & Schengen countries: No visa required.

 

Non-EU nationals will have to present some travel and identification documents when entering Austria. These documents are as follows:

·  A valid passport or travel document. Issued in the last 10 years and it should be valid for at least 3 months after your date of departure.
·  A visa – if you are subject to Austrian visa regime.

Please note that the Austrian border officer holds the final decision whether you should be permitted to enter Austria or not. The border official will check your documents and may ask you a few questions about your trip to Austria like:

What is your purpose of visiting Austria?
How long do you intend to stay in Austria?
Where are you going to stay in Austria? Etc.

Nationals of the following countries are visa-free (non-committal information!):

Albania*
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Brazil
Brunei
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dominica
El Salvador
Georgia
Grenada
Guatemala
Holy See
Honduras
Hong Kong
Israel
Japan
Kiribati
Macao
Macedonia*
Malaysia
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mexico

Micronesia
Moldova*
Monaco
Montenegro*
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Palau
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Serbia
Seychelles
Singapore
Solomon Islands
South Korea
Taiwan
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Ukraine*
United Arab Emirates
United States (USA)
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela

*The visa exemption applies only to holders of biometric passports

 

Important Information: The information available here is for general purpose only. Please contact your nearest embassy/consulate for accurate, up-to-date information.

Source: https://www.austria.org/do-you-need-a-visa


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