Overview

Persons who are not citizens of an EEA country or Switzerland (i.e. third-country nationals) and plan to stay in Austria for a period of more than 6 months require a residence title. For stays of up to 6 months within one year, a visa must be applied for (see Visa). Note Although EEA citizens wishing to stay for longer than 3 months in Austria do not require a residence title, they must apply...

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When is a residence permit required?

Purpose of residence Depending on the purpose of temporary residence in Austria, various residence permits may be applied for: A residence permit – artist for residence in Austria in order to exercise an artistic activity. For family members of persons holding a residence permit – artist, a residence permit for the purpose of “family unit “ may be applied for. Spouses and registered...

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