Getting There


Entry Regulations for Austria

  • The 3-G rule (vaccinated/recovered or tested) was lifted May 16 2022 for arrivals from all countries
  • Currently, no Pre-Travel Clearance is required when entering Austria
  • Please also pay attention to the current rules of your country of origin by checking the official government websites
  • We also advise all delegates to check the regulations and requirements of their specific airlines regarding Covid regulations
  • Make sure you get a clear entry stamp in your passport when you enter the Schengen area for the first time


Visa Information

  • Austria is part of the Schengen area, which is made up of 26 European Countries
  • Citizens of EU Member States, European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland do not require a visa for entering the Republic of Austria
  • We advise all delegates to check their specific requirements on the website here
  • Visa requirements for Austria state that all third-country nationals are required to apply for a visa to travel in Austria


Important Note

  • Visa applications take time 
  • If you are applying for a visa, it is recommended that you apply at least 1-2 months prior to your departure to Vienna


Australian Delegates

  • Australians do not need a visa to travel to countries in the Schengen for up to 90 days in any 180-day period
  • If you stay for more than 90 days in a 180-day period in the Schengen area without a valid visa, you may be fined or banned from entering the Schengen area


Useful Tools


Countries Requiring Visas

(This table is indicative only, please check your specific visa requirements here)

Country China India Indonesia Papua New Guinea Phillippines Australia Canada New Zealand United States
Requires visa Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No


We cannot provide visa support letters. Confirmation of your registration should generally suffice. If you require a letter, please provide us with the detailed instructions from the Austrian government setting out what the letter needs to say.