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Important Information

  • Temporary closure of Austria Visa Application Centres in Iran

    Update for Iranian or third country nationals whose passport is in Austria visa application centre

    In light of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) alert, please note that our application centre for Austria in Tehran will remain closed.

    Starting from 27 February 2020, we will not be accepting new appointments or application submission and we will be in contact with customers who currently have appointments during this period to discuss alternative arrangements.

    Where possible, for 26 February 2020 we will begin returning passports currently held in the VAC to customers, via courier, where courier return has been requested.

    If your passport is currently held in a VAC, but you have not previously arranged for it to be returned by courier, you may collect the passport by visiting the visa application centre as per the passport collection timings: 09 :00 hrs to 16 :00 hrs between Sunday to Thursday.

    We continue to monitor the situation and updates on when the Austria VAC will re-open will be available on this page.

    For any other enquiries, please contact :

    We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your kind co-operation.

  • Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 Euros. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 Euros.
  • As of 25 February 2020 , the earliest available appointment at the Austria Visa Application Centre is 26 February 2020 (subject to availability at the time of request received).
  • Please be informed from 08 July 2018 the Austria Embassy will not be processing visa applications for Slovenia.
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