Is Austria visa free?

Citizens don’t need to obtain an Austrian visa when travelling to Austria for up to 90 days for tourism and business purposes. However, US nationals are required to hold a US passport, which should be valid for at least 3 months beyond the period of their stay in Austria.

How do I get a visa for Austria?

All Austria Visa applicants who are not eligible for the ETIAS visa waiver are required to have an interview at an Austrian Embassy or Consulate to complete the Austrian visa application process. Each applicant needs to bring the necessary documents and attend a quick interview about their travel plans.

How much does a visa cost for Austria?

Austria Visa Fees Schengen Visa for adults: 80€ Schengen Visa for children between ages 6 and 12: 40€ Schengen Visa for children under the age of 6: free. Schengen Visa Fee for citizens of Russian Federation, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia: 35€

Do I need a visa for Austria from South Africa?

Citizens of the Republic of South Africa require a valid (international) passport to travel to Austria, as well as a visa or residence permit. For short visits to Austria of up to maximum 90 days within half a year (calculated as of the first entry), you require a category C visa (Schengen visa).

Does Austria speak English?

While many Austrians know some English, they often hesitate to speak English unless it is necessary for foreigners to communicate with them. However, expats will be relieved to know that English is widely spoken in the business world in Austria, especially in the larger urban centres.

How long can you stay in Austria without a visa?

90 days
U.S. citizens who intend to remain in Austria for a period exceeding 90 days or who wish to be gainfully employed in Austria must obtain an Austrian visa. Please note that the visa-free travel is limited to 90 days in any 180-day period.

How do I pay my VFS Global fee?

The service fees must be paid online by Debit or Visa Card while booking your appointment. The VFS center offers optional services, click here. Optional services can be paid at the VFS center or online when booking your appointment.

How much is India visa fees?

Visa Processing Charges

Visa types Service fee/person (US Dollar)
e-Tourist Visa $35
e-Business Visa $79
e-Medical Visa $59
e-Medical Attendant Visa $59

How can I get Austria visa from India?

Documents required for Austria Visa

  1. Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any;
  2. Visa Application form;
  3. 2 recent colour photographs ( Photo Specification);
  4. Personal Covering letter (For Employed – Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Company Letterhead);

Can South Africans work in Austria?

All EEA and Swiss citizens can work in Austria without having to apply for a visa. All third-country nationals who want to stay in Austria for more than 180 days are required to obtain a work visa.

Where can I apply for an Austria visa in South Africa?

The Embassy of Austria in Pretoria, South Africa, is pleased to announce the opening of a Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Visa Processing South Africa Pty Ltd. Visa Information

How to apply for a visa or permit in South Africa?

These applications will be assessed by Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria. Non-South Africans with a legal residency permit in South Africa can apply for a visa or permit at these centres. Department of Home Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa & Permit Facilitation Centres in 9 provinces and 11 cities within South Africa.

When do I need to apply for an Austrian visa?

All applicants need to submit their Visa applications in personno longer than three months ahead of their journey and no later than 15 calendar days prior to departure. Checklist: Please click here Austrian Embassy Visa Requirements

How long can you stay in Austria on a tourist visa?

Government visits Attending conference, seminars, Job interviews or Professional examinations Visiting Friend / Family This visa allows people to visit Austria to visit family and/or friends for a stay up to 90 days