Austria

AUSTRIA.

COVID-19 TRAVEL REGULATIONS YOU NEED TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION.

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REGULATIONS DETAILS

  • Test requirements

    Passengers travelling to Austria are required to hold one of the following, or they will be required to undergo a test for Covid-19 within 24 hours upon arrival and enter a 10-day quarantine:

    • A negative Covid-19 test certificate that is not older than 72 hours for a PCR, LAMP, or TMA test, or that is not older than 48 hours for an antigen test;
    • An official recovery certificate confirming the passenger has recovered from an Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months or a positive antibody test obtained within the past 3 months; or
    • A vaccination certificate showing the passenger have been vaccinated against Covid-19 with the AstraZeneca, BioNtech/Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm vaccine, or Sinovac-Coronavac vaccine, provided the passenger has been fully vaccinated not more than 9 months ago, or they have completed the first dose of vaccine between 22 days and 3 months prior to travel.

    The medical certificate must be in English or German, and must include the first and last name of the passenger, date of birth, date and time of sampling, the signature of the person carrying out the test and the stamp of the institution carrying out the test or Bar or QR code.

    Passengers who have travelled to Brazil, India, South Africa or United Kingdom in the last 10 days are only permitted to enter with a valid PCR test. The requirement to quarantine does not apply to the following passengers:

    • transit passengers,
    • passengers aged 10 years or younger,
    • passengers who have only been to Austria or to the following countries during the last 10 days: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea (South), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the Vatican.

    Passengers travelling for work purposes, participating in school and study activities, family purposes or visiting their partners are required to meet the following conditions:

    • they are required to hold a negative Covid-19 test certificate (PCR, LAMP, TMA and Antigen tests are accepted) that is not older than 72 hours if they are arriving from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden or from countries outside the European Union or the EEA Area; or
    • they are required to hold a negative Covid-19 test certificate that is not older than 7 days if they are arriving from the remaining countries inside the European Union or the EEA Area.

    The following passengers who have entered the 10-day quarantine may end the quarantine if they undergo a PCR/LAMP/TMA/Antigen test for Covid-19 at the earliest on the 5th day after arrival and their test result is negative:

    • Nationals of a European Union or EEA member state, or Switzerland, including passengers who live with them in the same household;
    • Passengers residing in a European Union or EEA member state, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican or Switzerland and passengers who live with them in the same household;
    • Passengers travelling for important events in the family circle, such as weddings, baptisms, birthday parties or visiting partners;
    • Passengers holding a visa or photo ID issued by Austria in accordance to paragraph 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005;
    • Passengers who are entitled to reside in Austria, provided holding a residence permit, a residence title, or document of the right of residence;
    • Passengers having confirmation of the application pursuant to Article.18 paragraph.1 of the agreement of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (withdrawal agreement);
    • Staff of diplomatic missions or international organisations and passengers who live in the same household;
    • Humanitarian forces;
    • Passengers who are employed by Domestic Regional Authority or a domestic corporation under public law, and whose place of employment is abroad and the activities abroad is in the interest of Austria;
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes;
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons;
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory judicial or official obligations, such as being summoned to court hearings.

    Passengers will be required to quarantine for up to 10 days upon arrival in Austria.

    Passengers must hold a confirmation of availability of suitable accommodation for their quarantine, at their own cost, and confirm this on their Pre-Travel-Clearance form.

    • This does not apply to passengers who have only been to Austria or the following countries for the past 10 days: Australia, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Korea (South) and the Vatican; with proof that they have remained within these countries and regions for the past 10 days, or passengers arriving from Germany who have only been in Germany or Austria in the past 10 days, provided they are holding one of the following:
      • A negative Covid-19 test result in German or English that is not older than 72 hours for a PCR, LAMP, or TMA test, or that is not older than 48 hours for an antigen test;
      • An official recovery certificate confirming the passenger has recovered from an Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months or a positive antibody test obtained within the past 3 months; or
      • A vaccination certificate showing the passenger have been vaccinated against Covid-19 with the AstraZeneca, BioNtech/Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm vaccine, or Sinovac-Coronavac vaccine, provided the passenger has been fully vaccinated not more than 9 months ago, or they have completed the first dose of vaccine between 22 days and 3 months prior to travel.

    This also does not apply to the following passengers, provided they present a medical certificate or a test result certificate confirming a negative Covid-19 PCR/LAMP/TMA test result that is not older than 72 hours, or a negative Covid-19 antigen test result that is not older than 48 hours. The medical certificate can be found online here:

    • Humanitarian forces,
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes,
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons,
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory court or official duties,
    • Aliens with a photo ID issued according to § 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005.

    Passenger travelling to Austria from European Union, Schengen Area member states, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, the United Kingdom or the Vatican may end the quarantine if they undergo a molecular biological test or an antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 at the earliest on the 5th day after entry and the test result is negative.

    The following passengers, travelling from countries other than the ones mentioned above, may also end the quarantine if they undergo a molecular biological PCR test or an antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 at the earliest on the 5th day after entry and the test result is negative:

    • Nationals of a European Union or EEA member state, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Passengers with residence in a European Union or EEA member state, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Passengers travelling for important family events, such as weddings, baptisms, birthday parties or the non-regular visit of the partner,
    • Foreigner passengers with a visa D issued by Austria or a photo ID issued according to § 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005,
    • Passengers who are entitled to stay in Austria on the basis of a residence permit, a residence title or documentation of the right of residence in accordance with the Settlement and Residence Act, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005, or the Asylum Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005,
    • Staff of diplomatic or consular missions, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Employees of international organisations, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Humanitarian forces,
    • Passengers employed by a domestic regional authority or a domestic corporation under public law, and whose place of employment or service is abroad provided the activities of this corporation abroad is in the interests of Austria,
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes,
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons,
    • Passengers travelling to Austria for studying, attending school or doing research,
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory judicial or official obligations.
    • Passengers aged 10 years and younger are exempt from all testing requirements.

    Passengers travelling to Austria are required to hold one of the following, or they will be required to undergo a test for Covid-19 within 24 hours upon arrival and enter a 10-day quarantine:

    • A negative Covid-19 test certificate that is not older than 72 hours for a PCR, LAMP, or TMA test, or that is not older than 48 hours for an antigen test;
    • An official recovery certificate confirming the passenger has recovered from an Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months or a positive antibody test obtained within the past 3 months; or
    • A vaccination certificate showing the passenger have been vaccinated against Covid-19 with the AstraZeneca, BioNtech/Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm vaccine, or Sinovac-Coronavac vaccine, provided the passenger has been fully vaccinated not more than 9 months ago, or they have completed the first dose of vaccine between 22 days and 3 months prior to travel.

    The medical certificate must be in English or German, and must include the first and last name of the passenger, date of birth, date and time of sampling, the signature of the person carrying out the test and the stamp of the institution carrying out the test or Bar or QR code.

    Passengers who have travelled to Brazil, India, South Africa or United Kingdom in the last 10 days are only permitted to enter with a valid PCR test. The requirement to quarantine does not apply to the following passengers:

    • transit passengers,
    • passengers aged 10 years or younger,
    • passengers who have only been to Austria or to the following countries during the last 10 days: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea (South), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the Vatican.

    Passengers travelling for work purposes, participating in school and study activities, family purposes or visiting their partners are required to meet the following conditions:

    • they are required to hold a negative Covid-19 test certificate (PCR, LAMP, TMA and Antigen tests are accepted) that is not older than 72 hours if they are arriving from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden or from countries outside the European Union or the EEA Area; or
    • they are required to hold a negative Covid-19 test certificate that is not older than 7 days if they are arriving from the remaining countries inside the European Union or the EEA Area.

    The following passengers who have entered the 10-day quarantine may end the quarantine if they undergo a PCR/LAMP/TMA/Antigen test for Covid-19 at the earliest on the 5th day after arrival and their test result is negative:

    • Nationals of a European Union or EEA member state, or Switzerland, including passengers who live with them in the same household;
    • Passengers residing in a European Union or EEA member state, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican or Switzerland and passengers who live with them in the same household;
    • Passengers travelling for important events in the family circle, such as weddings, baptisms, birthday parties or visiting partners;
    • Passengers holding a visa or photo ID issued by Austria in accordance to paragraph 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005;
    • Passengers who are entitled to reside in Austria, provided holding a residence permit, a residence title, or document of the right of residence;
    • Passengers having confirmation of the application pursuant to Article.18 paragraph.1 of the agreement of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (withdrawal agreement);
    • Staff of diplomatic missions or international organisations and passengers who live in the same household;
    • Humanitarian forces;
    • Passengers who are employed by Domestic Regional Authority or a domestic corporation under public law, and whose place of employment is abroad and the activities abroad is in the interest of Austria;
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes;
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons;
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory judicial or official obligations, such as being summoned to court hearings.

    Passengers will be required to quarantine for up to 10 days upon arrival in Austria.

    Passengers must hold a confirmation of availability of suitable accommodation for their quarantine, at their own cost, and confirm this on their Pre-Travel-Clearance form.

    • This does not apply to passengers who have only been to Austria or the following countries for the past 10 days: Australia, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Korea (South) and the Vatican; with proof that they have remained within these countries and regions for the past 10 days, or passengers arriving from Germany who have only been in Germany or Austria in the past 10 days, provided they are holding one of the following:
      • A negative Covid-19 test result in German or English that is not older than 72 hours for a PCR, LAMP, or TMA test, or that is not older than 48 hours for an antigen test;
      • An official recovery certificate confirming the passenger has recovered from an Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months or a positive antibody test obtained within the past 3 months; or
      • A vaccination certificate showing the passenger have been vaccinated against Covid-19 with the AstraZeneca, BioNtech/Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm vaccine, or Sinovac-Coronavac vaccine, provided the passenger has been fully vaccinated not more than 9 months ago, or they have completed the first dose of vaccine between 22 days and 3 months prior to travel.

    This also does not apply to the following passengers, provided they present a medical certificate or a test result certificate confirming a negative Covid-19 PCR/LAMP/TMA test result that is not older than 72 hours, or a negative Covid-19 antigen test result that is not older than 48 hours. The medical certificate can be found online here:

    • Humanitarian forces,
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes,
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons,
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory court or official duties,
    • Aliens with a photo ID issued according to § 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005.

    Passenger travelling to Austria from European Union, Schengen Area member states, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, the United Kingdom or the Vatican may end the quarantine if they undergo a molecular biological test or an antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 at the earliest on the 5th day after entry and the test result is negative.

    The following passengers, travelling from countries other than the ones mentioned above, may also end the quarantine if they undergo a molecular biological PCR test or an antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 at the earliest on the 5th day after entry and the test result is negative:

    • Nationals of a European Union or EEA member state, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Passengers with residence in a European Union or EEA member state, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Passengers travelling for important family events, such as weddings, baptisms, birthday parties or the non-regular visit of the partner,
    • Foreigner passengers with a visa D issued by Austria or a photo ID issued according to § 95 of the Aliens Police Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005,
    • Passengers who are entitled to stay in Austria on the basis of a residence permit, a residence title or documentation of the right of residence in accordance with the Settlement and Residence Act, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005, or the Asylum Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005,
    • Staff of diplomatic or consular missions, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Employees of international organisations, including people who live with them in the same household,
    • Humanitarian forces,
    • Passengers employed by a domestic regional authority or a domestic corporation under public law, and whose place of employment or service is abroad provided the activities of this corporation abroad is in the interests of Austria,
    • Passengers travelling for work purposes,
    • Passengers accompanying persons who are travelling for medical reasons,
    • Passengers travelling to Austria for studying, attending school or doing research,
    • Passengers travelling to perform mandatory judicial or official obligations.
    • Passengers aged 10 years and younger are exempt from all testing requirements.
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