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Vienna Travel Advice

Vienna Travel Advice

What travel documentation is needed to go to Vienna? Find out what you need to enter Austria depending on your nationality and whether you need a visa.

This article explains the different documents you may need to travel to Vienna, depending on your nationality. 

US Citizens

American citizens traveling to Austria for less than 90 days do not need a visa. However, they will need a valid passport for at least six months beyond their stay. Immigration officers may also ask citizens to show enough funds for their stay and a return airline ticket.

Australian Citizens

Australian citizens visiting Austria or any other European country in the Schengen Convention (all EU states minus Britain and Ireland, plus Switzerland) for less than 90 days do not require a visa. Passports need to have at least six-month validity from the planned date of return.

EU, EEA and Swiss Citizens

As citizens of the European Union and European Economic Area, you will not need a visa to enter the country. A valid passport or national identity card is required.

EU member countries
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.

EEA countries
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. 

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Austria

The following countries do not require a visa for visits lasting less than 90 days, but require a valid passport to enter Austria.

Andorra, Antigua and Bermuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Korea, Macao, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapour, Taiwan, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Other countries

For citizens of countries not previously mentioned, we recommend visiting your country's Austrian Embassy or checking the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs website for more information: