Visa Help

Entry to Austria – Visa information

For citizens of many countries a valid passport (or personal identity card for residents of EU) is sufficient to Austria. Participants are advised to inquire into visa requirements at the nearest Austrian embassy or consulate.

You can find out whether you need a visa to enter Austria or the Schengen countries here:
Entry and residance
Schengen borders and Visa
on the website of the Austrian Ministry of European and Internationals Affairs.

Useful information

Time: Central European with one hour forward in summer (GMT + 1).
Currency: The currency of Austria is EUR. Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. Automatic cash dispensers (ATMs) are easily found both in Vienna and around Austria.
Language: Austrian German

Electricity: 230 V
Country code: +43


Police: 133
Fire Brigade: 122
Ambulance & First Aid: 144