Entry Regulations for Austria
Travel to Austria is possible for touristic purposes.
Proof of vaccination/recovery or a test are no longer needed - except when arriving from China.
Last update: 17 January 2023
Update: Mandatory Covid-19 tests for arrivals from China
The EU has recommended mandatory Covid tests for all travellers arriving from China. The Austrian Ministry of Health follows this recommendation. Travellers from China need to show a negative PCR test (valid for 48 hours) before boarding the plane - the tests are being checked by the airlines.
"3-G" rule lifted on 16 May
The so-called "3-G" rule (vaccinated/recovered or tested) was lifted on Monday, 16 May, for arrivals from all countries except for China.
When do you need a Pre-Travel-Clearance?
Currently, no Pre-Travel-Clearance is required when entering Austria except for arrivals from China.
PLEASE NOTE: The Austrian National Tourist Office is not an authority and cannot provide any legally binding information.
In addition to the Austrian entry regulations, please also pay attention to the current rules of your country of origin by checking the official government websites.
Issue of Visas
Certain Austrian embassies and consulates are issuing visas; please check directly with the embassy in your country.