How to Get an Austria Residence Permit

Austria Residence Permit

Austria Residence Permit

The Austria Residence Permit is intended for people who plan to stay in Austria for a period longer than 6 months. Residence permits are issued by the authorities in Austria. They are solely issued for stays that exceed six months.

You have to apply for a residence permit with the Austrian Embassy or Consulate General before you actually leave for Austria. In general, you are not allowed to go to Austria as long as your application has not been approved.

(For information on other types of visas for Austria, go to my Austria visa page.)

How do you apply for an Austria Residence Permit?

You will need to apply for the Austria Residence Permit through your nearest embassy or consulate. Without a doubt, each consulate or embassy will have a website with easy-to-follow links on the paperwork and fees required. Continue reading below to find out the consulate or embassy where you need to file your application.

Where to find your closest embassy or consulate:

If you’re outside of the U.S.:  Click here or go to this site at the Austrian Foreign Ministry for the official information.

If you’re inside the U.S, you can find your “Jurisdiction” (i.e. based on the State you live in) here.

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