Austria

AUSTRIA

Capital: Vienna, Currency: Euro

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New Delhi

Name:Embassy of Austria

Address:EP-13, Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri

City:New Delhi – 110 021

Country:India

Telephone:2419 2700

Fax:2688 6929, 2688 6033

Timings:Mon to Thu

Office Timings:0900 to 1730 hrs (Mon to Thur) & 0900 to 1500 hrs (Fri)

Visa Timings:0900 to 1130 hrs (Except Wed)

Email:Embassy: new-delhi-ob@bmeia.gv.at , Consulate: new-delhi-ka@bmeia.gv.at

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All Passports are processed in New Delhi only.

Collection Timings:0900 to 1130 hrs (Except Wed)

New Delhi

Name:VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.

Address:Block E, 2nd Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place

City:New Delhi – 110 019.

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Monday – Friday

Visa Timings:0900 to 1630 hrs.

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Notes:Travel Agents & Representatives: 05 & above applications: – 0900-1100 hours, Monday-Friday. 04 & below applications:- 0800-0900 & 1300-1500 all Centres except Delhi. 04 & below applications:- 0800-0900 & 1300-1600 At New Delhi only.

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0900 to 1630 hrs.

Jalandhar

Name:VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.

Address:4th Floor, Balbir Tower, Namdeo Chowk, G.T Road

City:Jalandhar – 144001

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Monday – Friday

Visa Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1600 Hrs.

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1600 Hrs.

Mumbai

Name:AUSTRIA VISA APPLICATION CENTRE

Address:2nd Floor, New Shreyas, Plot no. 25, Dadyseth Lane, Chowpatty Band Stand, Near Bombay Garage, Babulnath

City:Mumbai – 400 007

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Monday to Friday

Office Timings:0800 to 1200 hrs. & 1300 to 1500 hrs.

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Chennai

Name:VFS Global Austria Visa Application Centre

Address:No. 2A, 1st Street, Gowthami Towers, Cenatoph Road, Teynampet

City:Chennai- 600 018

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Monday – Friday

Visa Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1500 Hrs.

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1500 Hrs.

Bangalore

Name:VFS Global Austria Visa Application Centre

Address:Scotts Annexe, No. 30, Infantry Road

City:Bangalore – 560 001

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Monday – Friday

Visa Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1500 Hrs.

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0800 to 1200 Hrs. & 1300 to 1500 Hrs.

Mumbai

Name:Honorary Consulate of Austria in Mumbai

Address:26, Makers Chambers VI, 2nd floor, Nariman Point

City:Mumbai – 400 021

Country:India

Telephone:2287 4758/59, 2287 1734, 2287 0498, 2285 1734

Fax:2287 0502, 2833 4504

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:1030 to 1315 hrs

Email:tamara_valladares@jasubhai.com

Notes:The Consulate can receive the applications and forward them to the Embassy in New Delhi for processing.

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Kolkata

Name:Honorary Consulate of Austria

Address:Industry House, 1st Floor, 10 Camac Street

City:Kolkata – 700 017

Country:India

Telephone:033- 2282 2476/ 77 / 78

Fax:033- 2310 3040, 2282 9370

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:1000 to 1600 hrs

Visa Timings:1030 to 1400 hrs

Email:kesospun@cal.vsnl.net.in, ausconkol@groupmanjushree.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:1030 to 1400 hrs

Kolkata

Name:Kolkata VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd

Address:32, Chowringhee Road

City:Kolkata- 700 032

Country:India

Telephone:022- 6786 6008

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0800 to 1500 hrs.

Visa Timings:0800 to 1200 hrs. & 1300 to 1500 hrs. (Travel Agents: 0800 to 1100 hrs. for all centres)

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0800 to 1200 hrs. & 1300 to 1500 hrs. (Travel Agents: 0800 to 1100 hrs. for all centres)

Chennai

Name:Honorary Consulate of Austria

Address:Kothari Buildings, 115 Mahatma Gandhi Salai, Nungambakkam

City:Chennai – 600 034

Country:India

Telephone:044- 3022 5515, 2833 4501, 2833 4502, 2833 4556

Fax:044- 2833 4560, 2833 4504

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0930 to 1400 hrs

Visa Timings:0930 to 1400 hrs

Email:auscon_chen@yahoo.co.in, bhkothari@vsnl.com

Notes:The Consulate can receive the applications (Long Stay only) and forward them to the Embassy in New Delhi for processing.

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:0930 to 1400 hrs

Goa

Name:Honorary Consulate of Austria

Address:Salgaocar House, Dr. F. Louise Gomes Road, Vasco-de-Gama

City:Goa – 403 802

Country:India

Telephone:0832-251 3811, 251 3816

Fax:0832-251 0112, 251 3813

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0930 to 1730 hrs

Visa Timings:1100 to 1300 hrs

Email:auscon@sancharnet.in

Notes:The Consulate can receive the applications (Long Stay only) and forward them to the Embassy in New Delhi for processing.

Territory Jurisdiction:No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings:1100 to 1300 hrs

Ahmedabad

Name:Schengen Visa Application Centre

Address:Ground Floor, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce, Opp. Vallabhsadan Temple, Ashram Road

City:Ahmedabad – 380 009

Country:India

Telephone:022- 67866008

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0900 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings:0900 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Email:info.ausin@vfshelpline.com

Collection Timings:0900 to 1700 hrs.

Tourist Visa

  1. Original Passports with 6 months validity from date of travel. Have atleast 2 blank pages. Old Passports if any.
  2. Visa Application Form.
  3. 2 Photos 35 X 45mm, white background, matt finish 80% face cover. The photograph must show your eyes, ears, Forehead.
  4. Cover letter: explaining the purpose of the trip, personal and passports details with itinerary detailed location(s) and duration of stay in Austria.
  5. Air Tickets
  6. Hotel reservation / letter of tour organizer and / or other appropriate documentation indicating the envisaged travel plans within Austria and other Schengen countries if any.
  7. Travel Insurance.
  8. Income Tax / Form 16 for last 3 years.
  9. Salary slips for last 3 months.- If employed.
  10. Original Leave approval letter from Employed / School/ College. (If Employed or Student).
  11. School / College Bonafide letter or ID card copy.
  12. Company registration proof. e.g Shp Act, MOA, Partnership deed etc – If Self Employed.
  13. Retirement Proof – If retired.
  14. Original Bank statements for last 3 or 6 months with healthy and sufficient balance.
  15. Minor travelers:
    a) a minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID
    b) a minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID.

VISA FEES – INR 6129/-PP
BTW VISA PROCESSING CHARGES: INR 2000 + 15% st

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Business Visa

  1. Original Passports with 6 months validity from date of travel. Have at least 2 blank pages. Old Passports if any.
  2. Visa Application Form.
  3. 2 Photos 35 X 45mm, white background, matt finish 80% face cover. The photograph must show your eyes, ears, Forehead.
  4. Cover letter explaining the purpose of the trip and business relation with the Austrian business partner (letter must confirm identity of applicant, place and period of intended stay).
  5. Invitation letter from the Austrian Company mentioning the details of the meeting, applicant.
    (If asked by the embassy – Electronic letter of guarantee – “EVE” or “GVE” – Elektronische Verpflichtungserklärung” or Generalverpflichtungserklärung http://www.bmi.gv.at/cms/BMI_Fremdenpolizei/einreise_visa/Visum_6.aspx (to be obtained from the Austrian business with the competent „Fremdenpolizeibehörde“ at the appropriate regional office in Austria (if applicable) or in case of GVE at the Austrian Ministry of Interior.
  6. In case the purpose of travel is other than business meetings (training, voluntary work or project work etc.): Permission by the Austrian Labor Market Authority “AMS”(Entsendebewilligung, Anzeigebestätigung) to be obtained by the inviting Austrian company.
  7. Hotel reservation.
  8. Air Tickets.
  9. Travel Insurance.
  10. Income Tax / Form 16 for last 3 years.
  11. Salary slips for last 3 months.- If employed.
  12. School / College Bonafide letter or ID card copy.
  13. Company registration proof. e.g Shp Act, MOA, Partnership deed etc – If Self Employed.
  14. Original Bank statements for last 3 or 6 months.

Minor travelers:
a) a minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID
b) a minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID.
VISA FEES – INR 6129/-PP
VISA PROCESSING Time: 10-15 days

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Employment Visa

Required Documents and Procedure –

· Application form to be filled in completely and signed by the applicant.

· Two recent passport-size (35-45 mm in width) photographs in colour according to EU norms. The photographs must be: no more than 6 months old, close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70-80% of the photograph, photographs taken with a digital camera must be high quality colour and printed on photo-quality paper.

· The passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the intended duration of stay in the Schengen territory. Passports valid for more than 10 years will not be accepted as the main required travel document. It is mandatory to have two blank pages opposite to each other.

· Handwritten passports and Passports with manual entry or observations concerning the data pages will not be accepted by the Embassy.

· Proof of airline reservation for a round trip reservation slip. Ticket should not be bought until a visa is guaranteed or issued.

· Proof of accommodation: hotel reservation, guarantee of host company, etc.

· Overseas medical insurance valid for all Schengen-countries with a minimum coverage of 30,000 EURO. The insurance has to cover all risk e.g. accident, illness, etc. Insurance policies have to be submitted with an English or German translation. The policy has to clearly specify the period of validity and has to cover the date of arrival & departure has to be submitted in original along with a photocopy for the first 14 days of stay in Austria. Approved list of Indian Travel Insurance Companies providing Travel Medical Insurance for Schengen Visa:

· Cover letter explaining the purpose of the trip.

· Valid permit to return to India (e.g. valid resident or return visa for citizens of other countries residing in India (if applicable).

· Original letter from the company specifying reason for and duration of travel to Austria.

· Original invitation letter from the company in Austria sent directly from the Austrian Company to the Embassy, copy to be submitted with the application.

· Permission from the Austrian Labour Market Authority (“AMS Bestätigung”) in original.

· Letter from the Indian company in original (not applicable to seasonal workers)

· Copy of passport, visa/s and stamps (if any)

· Visa fees paid are Non-Refundable now.

· Applicant can be asked for additional documents or may be called for an interview if deemed necessary by the Embassy.

· The submission and collection of your visa application and passport from VFS can be done either by the applicant himself/herself or through any authorized person who bears an original authorization letter signed by the applicant and a photo-ID of the authorized person.

· Application form, declaration & undertaking and requisite document must be signed by the Applicant. Representative and Travel Agents must bring the above signed documents at the time of submission.

· The applications for a visa should be filed at least 15 working days prior to departure.

The Embassy of Austria has implemented a change in arrangement for the collection of passport(s) from VFS Visa Application Centre. With effect from 6th February 2015, third party collection of the documents or passports will not be permitted, except in the following cases:

· Immediate Family Member ( i.e. Parents, Children, Siblings);

· One member of a group collecting for the entire group;

· A person collecting on behalf of Govt. officials if authorized on the Govt. letter head or department;

· Representative of a company – Authorization letter on the letter head of the company and the official ID card.

If any of the above comes for passport collection they need to carry the following documents:-

· Photocopy of Govt. ID card;

· Original ICR;

Authorisation Letter from applicant.

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Family and Friends Visa

Original Passports with 6 months validity from date of travel. Have atleast 2 blank pages. Old Passports if any.
Visa Application Form.
2 Photos 35 X 45mm, white background, matt finish 80% face cover. The photograph must show your eyes, ears, Forehead.
Cover letter: explaining the purpose of the trip, personal and passports details with itinerary detailed location(s) and duration of stay in Austria.
Air Tickets.
Travel Insurance.
Income Tax / Form 16 for last 3 years.
Salary slips for last 3 months.- If employed.
Original Leave approval letter from Employed / School/ College. (If Employed or Student).
School / College Bonafide letter or ID card copy.
Company registration proof. e.g Shp Act, MOA, Partnership deed etc – If Self Employed.
Retirement Proof – If retired.
Original Bank statements for last 3 or 6 months with healthy and sufficient balance.
Minor travelers:
a) a minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID
b) a minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID.

Documents from Austria if Invited by Friends/Family:

Passport & Visa copies.
Invitation letter.
Electronic letter of guarantee of sponsor – “EVE – Elektronische Verpflichtungserklärung” http://www.bmi.gv.at/cms/BMI_Fremdenpolizei/einreise_visa/Visum_6.aspx obtained by the sponsor at the competent „Fremdenpolizeibehörde“ of the sponsor’s district in Austria .
Financial Documents: Bank statements, Salary slips if sponsoring.

VISA FEES – INR 6129/-PP
Visa Processing Time – 10 -15 days

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Student and Research Visa

Original Passports with 6 months validity from date of travel, validity of passports for six months fro date of travel.Have at least two blank pages.
Visa Application Form.
2 Photos 35 X 45mm, white background, matt finish 70% face size.
An assignment letter from the employer.
Copy of press card (ID which shows that the applicant is engaged in press activity.)
When applicable, an invitation letter from the Algerian partner;
Itinerary details including approximate dates, appointments, interviews, and cities to visit.
List of technical and audio-visual equipment taken by the reporter.

VISA FEES: Tourist visa for 30 days = INR 4000/-PP
Multiple Entry Visa for 90 days = INR 7000/-PP
Courier Charges: INR 150/- upto 4 passports.
SUBMISSION OF VISA APPLICATIONS – MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY ONLY.
COLLECTION OF VISA APPLICATIONS – WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Sports, Artist and Professional Visa

Original Passports with 6 months validity from date of travel. Have atleast 2 blank pages. Old Passports if any.
Visa Application Form.
2 Photos 35 X 45mm, white background, matt finish 80% face cover. The photograph must show your eyes, ears, Forehead.
Cover letter: explaining the purpose of the trip, personal and passports details with itinerary detailed location(s) and duration of stay in Austria.
Invitation letter from the Austrian partner, entry tickets or enrolment letter of programs
Air Tickets
Hotel reservation / Stay Proof in Austria Or Electronic letter of guarantee – “EVE” or “GVE” – Elektronische Verpflichtungserklärung” or Generalverpflichtungserklärung http://www.bmi.gv.at/cms/BMI_Fremdenpolizei/einreise_visa/Visum_6.aspx (to be obtained from the Austrian business with the competent „Fremdenpolizeibehörde“ at the appropriate regional office in Austria (if applicable) or in case of GVE at the Austrian Ministry of Interior
Travel Insurance.
Income Tax / Form 16 for last 3 years.
Salary slips for last 3 months.- If employed.
Original Leave approval letter from Employed / School/ College. (If Employed or Student).
School / College Bonafide letter or ID card copy.
Company registration proof. e.g Shp Act, MOA, Partnership deed etc – If Self Employed.
Original Bank statements for last 3 or 6 months with healthy and sufficient balance.
Minor travelers:
a) a minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID
b) a minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID.

VISA FEES – INR 6129/-PP
VISA PROCESSING Time: 10 -15 days

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.