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Austria Visa


If you will be in Austria for longer than 90 days, you will need an Austrian National Visa (Visa D). The visa fee is $182 and must be paid via credit/debit card, money order, or cashier’s check. You must apply for this visa in person and have an appointment.

 Location of Consulate (for Arkansas Residents)

Austria 1

Address: 3524 International Court, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008

*However visa applications can be submitted at the VFS Visa Application Center in Houston.

Visa Requirements

  1. Completed visa application form.
  2. Appointment confirmation letter.
  3. Original and signed passport: The passport must be valid for at least 3 months after your planned departure from the Schengen Area. It must contain at least 2 empty visa pages.
  4. Copy of passport’s personal detail page(s).
  5. Copy of previous Schengen visas and entry/exit stamps.
  6. Passport-sized photo.
  7. Driver’s license with current address: Original plus a copy.
  8. Detailed itinerary and flight reservation: to and from the Schengen Area.
  9. Proof of accommodation for the entire stay in the Schengen Area:
    • Hotel reservation, tour package, etc.
    • If you are staying with a private host:
      • A signed invitation letter stating the period of stay and relationship to the visa applicant
      • Copy of the host’s passport
      • Copy of the host's registration of residency
      • Copy of the host's rental agreement or property title
  10. Proof of health insurance for the entire trip with a minimum coverage of USD 50,000.
  11. Proof of financial means: - bank statements for the last three months showing sufficient funds to cover your stay in the Schengen Area; original+copy
    • If sponsored by a private host: electronic declaration of liability
  12. Proof of employment, if applicable (e.g. letter from employer, contract, payslip).

In addition: Official invitation letter (original+copy) from a firm, host organization, educational establishment or an authority to attend meetings, conferences, educational courses, university semesters abroad or events, containing detailed information concerning:

  • address and contacts of the inviting entity
  • name and position of the signing person
  • purpose and duration of stay  person or entity who will bear the travel and living costs (if applicable)

For students: signed letter from university written on official letter head paper, confirming enrolment, the payment of tuition fees or/and any scholarships as well as the purpose and duration of stay; original+copy

For more informationClick here

To Book an AppointmentClick here

Document Checklist (Bring completed and signed to your appointment): Click here