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Austria Tourist Visa & Visitor Visa

Rich with ancient history of the Habsburg Empire, magnificent palaces, old customs and traditions, Austria is an outstanding country also known for its scenic beauty, and picturesque mountain valleys. The country is a melange of the old world and the new world in a way that appears to be a natural blend making it enjoyable for travelers having varied interest and perspective. Applicants planning an Austrian vacation must apply Austria tourist visa to travel within Austria and the Schengen boundaries covering 26 European countries which have been categorized under Schengen territories. In general Austrian visa maximum validity is granted for 90 days to Indian citizens by the Embassy. Austria visa agents can guide you regarding travel visa and other requirements like flight, hotel, insurance, tour itinerary and can help you submit documents for lodging visa application. Contact us to know how to apply Austria tourist visa and fill Austria visa application forms.

Austria Visa for Tourism – Top Tourist Places
Salzburg Festival in Austria

Austria Tourist Visa Document Checklist

Based on Austria Tourist visa requirements, the following documents are essential and must be submitted for a visa application at the Embassy. All the documents mentioned in the checklist are an integral part of the process, as it enables the Embassy to understand the personal circumstances of the applicant. The documents presented to the Embassy must precisely state the applicant’s purpose of applying Austria visa, tourist attractions list he/she has decided to visit, and personal financial circumstances. Most importantly, Austria visa application form must be correctly downloaded from the Embassy website and all the details must be filled according to the documents mentioned below:-

Austria Visa Requirements for Applicant

  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].

  • 3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

  • Travel medical insurance shall be valid throughout the territory of the Member States and cover the entire period of the intended stay or transit + 2 additional days. The minimum coverage shall be EUR 30000. 

  • Financial statements.

  • Employment Proof and Pay Slips.

  • Income Tax Returns.

  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.

  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.

  • NOC for Government Employees.

  • Retirement letter and pension related documents.

  • For applicants from business background need to carry company letter heads, registration document and seal

  • Marriage Certificate if married.

  • In case of minors traveling:
    A) Minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID

    B) A minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID

Inviter/Sponsor Documents for Austria Visa if Invited

  • Passport first, last and visa pages.

  • Resident permit card.

  • Electronic letter of guarantee of sponsor – “EVE – Elektronische Verpflichtungserklärung” obtained by the sponsor at the competent „Fremdenpolizeibehörde“ of the sponsor’s district in Austria.

  • Pay slips and bank statement if sponsoring.

Our Services for Austria Tourist Visa

  • Filling Austria visa application form India.

  • Customizing Document Checklist as per the applicant’s case.

  • Scheduling Austria tourist visa appointment at Austria Visa Facilitation Center with Preferred Dates of your Choice.

  • Providing letter formats if required

    • Cover Letter Draft ​
    • Invitation Letter Draft [If Invited]
  • Preparing the complete fixed day wise travel Itinerary.

  • We would suggest you on Fund maintenance.

  • We would suggest you on sponsorship and documents related to that.

  • Mock Interview preparation [If invited for interview].

  • Keeping the documents in order as per the checklist on receipt of all documents from client.

  • Following up with the Embassy if required.

  • We help you search for 100% refundable hotel booking links for Visa purpose

  • We can provide flight itinerary for Visa purpose

  • Providing customized day wise itinerary as per passengers travel plan

  • Assistance in booking Travel Insurance at additional cost

  • PS. The Information provided in checklist is partial and we request the applicant to take case specific customized checklist from Sanctum Consulting Consultant.

    * Please contact our consultants for the same

Frequently Asked Questions – Austria Tourist Visa

Anybody planning to travel to Austria for visiting family members can apply for Austria visitor visa. It is mainly applicable for people who wanted to visit their friends, relatives and known persons in Austria. For more information contact Sanctum Consulting.

If somebody gets 90 days visa they are eligible to stay in Austria for that particular time duration until their visa is valid. For more information contact Sanctum Consulting.

The fee would be approximately 60 Euros. The fee is subjected to change depending on the Euro rate of that specific day. Contact Sanctum Consulting for more information about Austria visa application process.

Documents would be majorly to do with Financials and Employment.  To know about the document checklist visit for Austria visa contact Sanctum Consulting.

Yes, with a valid Schengen visa one can travel to Austria and all the other Schengen countries.

Yes, a person intending to work in Austria must have a valid work permit which will enable him/her to take up employment in Austria.

Schengen Tourist visa is valid for a maximum duration of 90 days. The visa is generally granted by the Embassy as per the travel duration of the applicant. 

3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

Funds required for single applicant should be minimum 1.5 lakhs approximately and above. However it is recommended to seek expert advice about the funds requirement prior to visa application as there are various factors which have to be considered before deciding the exact amount to be maintained.  For detailed information contact Sanctum Consulting visa consultants at 9030040088.

The first step is to book an appointment for Austria Tourist visa. For knowing the availability of appointments slots, contact Sanctum Consulting or mail to contact@sanctumconsulting.in

The process time at the Embassy would be 15 working days approximately. For having more clarifications contact Sanctum Consulting.

You can apply for Austria visa prior to 90 days of your travel. As a part of the Schengen visa rules, an applicant for tourist visa would not be allowed to lodge application prior to 90 days of the travel date.

UK visa does not allow Indian Nationals to travel to Austria. One should apply separately for Schengen Tourist visa to travel to Austria as it is a member of Schengen nations. 

The entry for Schengen visa can be multiple, double and single. It depends on the travel plan of the applicant and the decision of the Embassy.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Austria



Capital of Austria, beaming with Imperial history, baroque architecture and palaces. In Vienna one can shortlist tourist attractions like Schönbrunn Palace, Stephen’s Cathedral, Stephansplatz, Prater, Hofburg Palace etc.



From being home to movie location of Sound of Music and birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg, a small city in Austria gets a footfall of thousands of tourists across the globe. Places that one can visit in Salzburg are Hohensalzburg Castle, Mozart’s birthplace, Mirabell Palace etc. Tourists staying in the city for more than 2 days often take day trips to St. Gilgen, Lake Wolfgang, Kietzsteinhorn Glacier and many other places in the vicinity.



Hallstatt is an ancient salt mining village and is popular among tourists as an enchanting fairy tale village and photogenic town. The town is nestled between  alpine hills and blue, pristine lake.



Innsbruck has a plethora of tourism choices from sunny alpine mountains to romantic alpine villages. Travelers can engage themselves in several  leisure activities which are available in this Alpine town.