Austria Visa Information
Citizens of full European (EFTA,
EEA) Member Countries are able to live and work in Austria without a
visa or work permit.
Non EU nationals wishing to live and work in Austria must apply for a work permit (Sicherungs bescheinigung and residence permit (Aufenthaltsgesetz)
Work permits must be applied for by the employer and cannot be granted on visits to Austria.
A Youth Workers Exchange Program is available to Canadian students.
Work permits are required by non EU Nationals for Voluntary Work in Austria.
Austria is a member of the Schengen countries. The 15 Schengen
countries are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland,
Spain and Sweden. With a Schengen visa, you may enter one country and travel
freely throughout the Schengen zone.
Schengen Visa Information
Nationals of some countries can visit Austria for up to
three months without a visa, these are listed at the website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry
If you intend to visit Austria, on holiday, a business trip, to study, work, volunteer or as an emigrant you should get up to date and accurate information from the official website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry
Austria Youth Workers Exchange Program Information
For up to date information on visa requirements, you can also check with the Embassy or Consulate of Austria Before You Travel.
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