|31 July 2013: Effective
15 September 2013, VFS will accept Visa applications on behalf of the Austrian
Embassy. Kindly go through our website to understand the Visa application
process and other important details.
This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Thai residents
who wish to apply for a visa to travel to Austria.
For Prospective Applicants:
If you wish to apply for a temporary visa to Austria, kindly read the
information on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this
site, you will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce
the chances of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty
submission of documents.
Processing Time will be minimum of 15 days (excluding day of submission at VFS)
for all the Visa categories. However, in some cases the procedure may take
Kindly note that Embassy of Austria would not entertain any query regarding
status of your visa application within 15 days from the date of your
The visa fee is collected in cash at the VFS application Centre at the time of
handing in the application.
For applications submitted in person at the Visa Application Centre - it is mandatory to schedule an appointment to submit your Short Stay application, but
you may schedule one if you would prefer to.
on the link to make an appointment Schedule Appointment
|Step 1 :
||Applications for Austria visa (Short-stay) are accepted at the Visa
|Step 2 :
||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 much time it will take to
process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Consulate / Embassy of
Austria to decide on.
|Step 3 :
||Please go to the link “All
about visas” to understand details of Short Stay visas and
Long Stay visas.
|Step 4 :
||Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the
visa application centres / Consulate/ Embassy
Please note : All visa seekers are recommended to confirm
their travel plans / Air-Tickets only after obtaining the visa. After
applying for the Visa, the applicants will not be able to borrow their
passports from the Embassy. The processing time for a Visa Application is 15
days on an average, however, there may be delay in the processing time
according to the season, type of Visa or other unforeseen reasons.
Also, Kindly plan for your other travel, ONLY after you receive your
passports back from the Embassy.
Holders of official or diplomatic Thai passports do not require a visa to
The Austrian Embassy Bangkok is able to process short stay visas (Schengen
visas) for Slovenia and Malta
If you have already submitted an application for a Visa at VFS Austria Visa
Application Centre in Bangkok you can track your application here.
You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number
and your Date of Birth
. Please click here