Arrival in Austria
Would you like to find out which residence permit to apply for? Our residence permit check will help you find the best permit for your situation and will provide you with a customized checklist of documents and a personalized overview of your immigration process.
Immigration process orientation
Last steps concerning your residence permit
After having received approval on your residence permit application, you need to make a personal appointment with the Immigration and Residence Authority in Austria, if requested. In that appointment, you have your fingerprints taken and present your original personal documents. Your residence permit is then printed, which usually takes one week. Only after having received your residence permit can you start to work!
Register in Austria within three days
You have to register in Austria within three days (“Meldezettel”) at the registration authority for your residence location. Generally, you will also need a copy of your Meldezettel in order to receive your residence permit.
Living and working in Austria
Do you have questions about living and working in Austria? Our ABA experts will continue to support you with any questions you and your family might have about life in Austria, such as:
- Do my family and I automatically have health insurance?
- How does the Austrian school system look like?
- Can I change my job if I do not like it?
- Where can I learn German?
- Does it make sense to have a phone contract?
Extending your residence permit
Are you interested in when and how to extend your residence permit? Feel free to read everything about permit extensions so you are well-prepared for your continued stay in Austria!
Free support before, during and after your application
ABA Immigration and Residence Services is mandated by the Austrian Government and provides free and customised support for you, your employer and your family.
Relocation to Austria
Do you want to know how health insurance works in Austria? Are you looking to inform yourself about the Austrian school system? Our own ABA Relocation Service happily provides you with information about life in Austria!