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Entry requirements

  • As of 17 October 2020, no Covid-19 test or quarantine is required on entry into Austria if the person entering the country has stayed in the following countries/regions in the 10 days preceding entry:

Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria (except the regions Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Jambol, Kardzhali, Montana, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Shumen, Sliven, Smoljan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Varna), Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France (except the regions of Île-de-France and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur), Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Canada, Croatia (only the regions Brod-Posavina, Istria, Koprivnica-Križevci, Osijek-Baranja, Šibenik-Knin, Varaždin, Zadar), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (except Lisbon and Norte regions), Republic of Korea, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (only the Autonomous Community of Canary Islands), Czech Republic (except Prague region), Hungary, Uruguay, Vatican City, United Kingdom, Cyprus. (Source: Ministry of Health)

  • When entering the country from these risk countries or areas, travellers must carry a health certificate (with a negative PCR test - not older than 72 hours), otherwise a quarantine must be initiated immediately and a PCR test must be arranged within 48 hours:

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria (only the Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Yambol, Kardzhali, Montana, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Shumen, Sliven, Smoljan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Varna), Chile, China (only the province of Hubei), Costa Rica, Ecuador, France (only the Île-de-France and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur regions), India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Croatia (except the regions of Brod-Posavina, Istria, Koprivnica-Križevci, Osijek-Baranja, Šibenik-Knin, Varaždin, Zadar), Kosovo, Kuwait, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, Northern Macedonia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal (Lisbon and Norte regions only), Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, Spain (except the Autonomous Community of Canary Islands), South Africa, Czech Republic (Prague region only), Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America. (Source: Ministry of Health)

  • Entry from countries not mentioned in the explanations above is only possible for Austrians and EU citizens and persons of equal status. Upon entry, a health certificate confirming a negative PCR test must be presented or a 10-day quarantine must be started, which may be terminated prematurely in case of a negative test result.

Information about entry regulations for Austria from the Austrian National Tourist Office can be found here (English)

Entry by land

Entry by air

  • Since mid-June Austrian Airlines, Air France, Emirates and many other airlines have again started regular scheduled operations from Vienna. Since mid-June, AUA has again served over 20 destinations throughout Europe, and is successively adding further destinations to its route network. Information on the current AUA flight schedule can be found here
  • The ban on scheduled passenger flights landing in Austria has been lifted.
  • Restrictions on entry continue to affect citizens of third countries in particular.
  • PCR-test at Vienna Airport: Vienna Airport offers passengers the possibility to undergo molecular-biological COVID-19 testing (PCR test) directly on site at the airport starting on Monday 4 May 2020. Further information can be found at  www.viennaairport.com/pcrtest

+++ Visa applications suspended: The Austrian embassies and consulates around the world are currently not issuing any visas. Further information can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry Republic of Austria – European and International Affairs: https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/travel-stay/entry-and-residence-in-austria/entrance-and-residence/

+++ Current travel information from the EU Commission can be found on Re-open EU

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