Austria: Updated Entrance Requirements for Eligible Travelers

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Updated entrance requirements for travelers who can provide proof of having recovered from COVID-19, tested negative for COVID-19, or have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19  


On 22 Feb. 2022, the government of Austria introduced new entrance requirements. Under these new requirements the government will allow travelers to enter the country so long as the traveler holds a valid vaccination certificate indicating that the traveler is either fully vaccinated against COVID-19, has tested negative for COVID-19 with a PCR test within 72 hours of departure, or has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 180 days.   

Travelers who cannot provide proof of one of the following must receive pre-travel clearance and quarantine for 10 days after arriving in Austria.  

All travelers entering Austria are required to register their travel prior to arrival. 

What are the Changes? 

The government of Austria updated its entrance requirements for travelers who can provide proof of having been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, travelers who test negative for COVID-19 prior to arrival, or travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 180 days.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Austria’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

This article was published on 23 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.