Whether you plan to soak up the local culture and heritage, explore the charming attractions, strolling across the narrow lane or indulge in shopping activities, travel to Austria guarantees you unique experiences. Applying for an Austrian tourist visa can help you visit the country for the purpose of tourism or visiting relatives. Start exploring the country which is home to phenomenal mountain tops and cultural sites.

Austria tourist visa enables you to enter not only to Austria but to all the other Schengen countries. The visa is categorized as short stay Schengen visa valid for a maximum length of 3 months. The short stay visa commonly known as Type C must be applied as early as 90 days prior to your travel date. The validity of the visa generally is granted by the Embassy in accordance to travel dates of the applicant.

Austria Tourist Visa Document Checklist

Original Passport
Austria tourist visa application form
Two photographs as per the specification set by Embassy of Austria.
Personal Covering letter from the applicant, explaining the purpose of the visit.
Travel medical insurance with a minimum cover of €30,000.
Round trip Flight reservation
Internal ticket reservation
Accommodation for the entire stay in Schengen area.
Leave approval letter on company letterhead with stamp and signature
Pay slips for the past 3 months
Income Tax Return (ITR) for the last 3 year
Copy of Official Business Registration/ Business Permit
Tax statements for last 3 years of company and self
Company Bank Statement for the last 3 months
National identity number
Copies of personal credit cards, bank certificates, or bank statements in the last 3 months
If you are a minor, then the application must be filled and signed by both the parents along with photo copies of parent’s passports.
Austria Tourist Visa Process Time

The process time for Austria tourist visa at the Austria Embassy in India commonly takes around 12 to 15 working days. However, it can get prolonged under certain conditions where the applicant is required to visit the Embassy to attend a face to face interview or need to submit additional documentation for further processing.

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