Austria visa requirements for Algerians
Travel and visa requirements
Basic Travel Requirements for Algerians visiting Austria
Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Austrian Visa.
Austria Visa for Algerians
Facts about Austria
Types of Austria Visa
|Types of Visa||Processing Time||Duration of Stay|
|Tourist visa||15 days||90 days|
|Business visa||15 days||90 days|
|Student visa||15 days||More than 90 days|
|Transit visa||15 days||24 hours|
|Work visa||15 days||90 days and above|
General Requirements for Austria Visa
Austria Tourist Visa Eligibility & Requirements
Austria Business Visa Eligibility & Requirements
Austria Student Visa Eligibility & Requirements
Austria Transit Visa Eligibility & Requirements
Austria Work Visa Eligibility & Requirements
- The Austrian work visa also known as residence permit visa is granted to non-EU nationals who are traveling to Austria for the purpose of working and living there temporarily or permanently.
- The Work visa processing time is usually 15 working days, however, it could take much longer up to 4-5 weeks depending on the country the applicant is applying from.
- The applicant must make sure he or she does not have a dire criminal case which the consulate might find reprehensible to the immigration policy governing Austria.
- If you wish to stay for a period of no longer than six months you will need a travel visa (Visa C) (Schengenvisum) for a maximum of 90 days within six months.
- You need to apply for a residence visa (Visa D) for stays of between 91 days and six months.
- In order to apply for such visa, you must visit an Austrian embassy or consulate in your country of residence.
- The Algerians who are traveling to Austria to work are to be aware of these categories of resident permits documents available to them such as The EU Blue Card, The Red-White-Red Card and The Jobseeker Visa.
- People who are traveling to Austrian on a temporal basis, that is, for a short-stay of period of six months are required to apply for a travel visa Type C visa which is otherwise knowns as The Jobseeker Visa which will enable them to stay in the country for a maximum of 90 days.
- The people who are applying for a short-stay visa that is, The Jobseeker Visa are however eligible to look for work only in Austria throughout their stay.
- If you eventually secure a job after searching, you will be required to apply for a work permit Visa.
- The EU Blue Card is a type of residence and work permit which allows highly qualified non-EU nationals to work and live in Austria for a maximum of two years. It can, however, be granted to non-EU citizens if the Austrian citizens or EU citizens are not available to do the work specified.
- The Red-White-Red Card is granted to Non-EU citizens who are qualified as key workers for a specific work. The card allows you to live and work in Austria for one (1)year.
- In order to qualify as a key worker, you must be high qualified, a skilled worker in a shortage occupation, a self-employed key worker, or a graduate of an Austrian university.
- The case is different if you are a lecturer, scientist or researcher staying for up to six months, then the visa required is slightly different. Visa C is required for work considered ‘gainful employment’ (Visum C – Erwerb) for stays of between 90 and 180 days, or Visa D for stays of between 91 days and six months.
Austria Visa Fees
Austria Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Algeria
17, Chemin Abdel kader Gadouche, Hydra, Algiers, Algeria.
+213 23 472 815, +213 23 472 820
Cite Bouteldja, 1, Ben Aknoun, Algiers, Algeria.
+213 41 985 503
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Austria safe to visit?
Is Austria part of Schengen?
Is the visa valid for Austria only?
What is the cost of living in Austria?
How long does it take to get a visa to Austria?
Can non-EU citizens or foreigners be employed in Austria?
Austria is considered one of the hospitable place to live and work. Seeking job in Austria for non-EU or foreigners in the country isn't always easy as most of the jobs are always available to EU and Austrian citizens before considering other nationals.