Entry conditions

Attention: The information on this page only applies to OeAD scholarship holders! If you do not receive a scholarship from the OeAD you will find general information here.

Please read the information on this website thoroughly. If you have any further questions concerning entry and residence conditions your responsible Regional Office will be pleased to help you - you will find the contact details in your scholarship award notice.

In following countries the verification of documents can be done by confidence lawyer. The investigative result will be submitted to the consulates.

  • Nigeria and states in jurisdiction (Austrian embassy in Abuja)
  • Pakistan, Afghanistan (Austrian embassy in Islamabad)
  • Uzbekistan (Austrian embassy in Moscow)

Information regarding COVID-19:

Due to the particular circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection issued a regulation, which allows the entry to Austria under special conditions.

Information regarding actual entry conditions for Austria (especially if the entry at the moment is permited or a PCR test has to be presented and a quaratine period undergone) can be found on our website.

Despite the actual special conditions for the entry to Austria regarding COVID-19 the regulations for the application for visa or a residence title - as given on our website below - are still in force.

Please choose your nationality and the planned duration of your stay (if necessary):

Third countries: up to six months

Third countries: stays over six months

EU/EEA/Switzerland