Student visa for Austria

Student visa for Austria

Students coming from European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland need to register their stay, they don’t need student visa nor residence permit. Students coming from third countries who wish to study longer than 3 months in Austria need to get national visa as well as residence permit.

Conditions for student visa

  • To be enrolled in accredited education institution in Austria
  • To be able to cover all costs of studying and staying in Austria
  • To have adequate health insurance for the duration of studies
  • To have organized accommodation for the duration of studies
  • To prove that you are person of a good character and that you have never been convicted

Benefits of student visa

Student visa for Austria enables studying in one of the traditional student destinations and gain valuable and respected degree. International students in Austria are allowed to work 20 hours per week. Students coming from third countries and students from Croatia need work permit, while students from EU/EEA and Switzerland do not need a work permit.

Duration of student visa

Student visa is valid up to 6 months after which is being replaced with residence permit which is valid for a year and can be renewed.

Applying for student visa

Student visa application is submitted at the diplomatic mission of Austria in the home country or in person in Austria if student can legally enter the country. Residence permit application is being submitted in Austria.

Fees and processing time

Visa fee application and additional issuance costs amount 160 EUR. The average processing time is up to 3 months.

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