Centrally located within Europe, Austria is a mountainous, with a population of about 8m. Official language is German. Austria is one of the richest countries in the world and its residents enjoy a high standard of living.
The country joined the European Union in 1995. It is now part of the European Schengen Area and also part of the Eurozone making it easy to travel from there throughout Europe
Austria has recently completely remodeled its work visa system and has introduced the Red-White-Red Card, which grants legal permanent residence. Other options include the Schengen Visa, and the European Blue Card, Please see our European Union Immigration Page for more details..
Visa and Immigration Types
Mentioned are the options for the individuals who are interested in Moving to Austria.
- General Information and Eligibility
- Austria Airport Transit Visa Requirements (A)
- Austria Schengen Visa Requirements (C): Stays between 1 and 90 days for Tourists, Business Travelers, Family Visits, Attendance of Cultural Events, Congress, Seminar or Trade Visitors/Exhibitors, etc.
- Austrian National Visa Requirements (D): Stays between 91 and 180 days for Students, Temporary Employees, Interns, Researchers, etc.
- Austrian Residence Permit Requirements: Stays for more than 181 days, Residence Permits can be applied for different purposes. A good link to the Austria Work Visa process is here.
Few Tips For Austria Visas
- Like most of the members of the EU, Austria has pretty clear websites with good visa information.
- Questions like how to get student visa for Austria, how to get a work visa for Austria, or how to get Permanent Residence for Austria are answered pretty easily at the Consulate websites.
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