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VISA to Austria
The Embassy of Austria in UAE is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa Application Centre in UAE.

The visa applications could be submitted at the visa application Centres in UAE. Applications submitted in Visa Application Centres will be assessed by The Embassy of Austria, located in Abu Dhabi; UAE

For Prospective Applicants

Applicants who wish to apply for a Visa are requested to kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible; this will reduce the risk of your application being incomplete or take a longer time to be processed.

Please note that personal appearance may be required, a Visa / Immigrations officer may require a personal interview at The Embassy of Austria in UAE prior to a decision being taken on your application. The Visa Application Centre will contact you if an interview is required.

Applicants can apply within 90 days of their date of travel.
Step 1 : Schedule An Appointment
Applications for Austria Short Stay visas are accepted at the Visa Application Centre through prior appointments. Appointments can be booked online using the Schedule An Appointment link on this website

Please email us at
info.austriauae@vfshelpline.com in case you face any issues while scheduling your appointment.

The following details will be required
Passport Number
Contact Number

Alternatively you may call us at 04-2055606 for further assistance.
Step 2 : Prepare Your Application:
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process your application, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy or Consulate.
Step 3 : Visit the Application Centre with complete documentation:
Please go to the link “All About Your Visas” to understand details of various visas. All applicants aged 12years and above need to visit the Application Centre in person. Applications with insufficient documents will not be accepted and will need to schedule another appointment to apply.
Step 4 : Check the website before your apply for any updates:
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.
If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the Visa Application Centre you can track your application here.

You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number and your Date of Birth. Please click here.

Representatives visiting the Visa Application Centre to collect the passport will need to hold an Authorization Letter along with the original receipt for the application. A copy of the representative’s ID card should also be attached.

For downloading the format of the authorization letter, please click on the link below. (This is an optional form as hand written/other formats will also be accepted)

Authorization Letter

     Click Here