Austria Tourist visa from Dubai

Austria Tourist Visa for UAE Residents : Apply for Austria Visit Visa

Apply for an Austria Tourist from Dubai with Go Kite Tours. Austria is a country located in central Europe with the capital city in Vienna. UAE Residents if their home country is outside the European Union and of the Schengen area need to possess a valid tourist visa to enter Austria.

The tourist visa issued by Austria allows you to travel to all the 26 Schengen countries. In case you are travelling to more than one country then you need to make sure that you stay more days in Austria. 

Why Visit Austria?

Austria is one of the most preferred holiday destinations among the residents in Dubai. Travelling to Austria from Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah is very as many daily flights are connecting the capital city. Austria attracts visitors in both winter and summer In fact, Austria is home to Europe’s finest ski resorts. 

Travelers from UAE are drawn as much for the scenic beauty of this Alpine republic’s areas. Along with glorious cities like Vienna, the historic capital of Austria, and beautiful Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are some of the most popular destinations from Dubai. 

The most picturesque small town in Europe, Hallstatt and Austria’s most celebrated castles like the Burg Hochosterwitz and The popular resort town of Kitzbühel that welcomes snow lovers with its 170 kilometers of skiable slopes are some of the other attractions preferred by travellers visiting Austria. Above all the landscape of Austria is stunning, Sunny alpine meadows, sky-high mountains, and sparkling turquoise lakes makes your vacation a memorable one.

Tourist Visa to Austria

Most travellers need to obtain a tourist visa before their arrival in Austria. Austria tourist visa or visit is also known as the Schengen short term travel visa. This travel document allows you to travel to Austria and other Schengen destinations. 

The visit visa issued by Austria is for those who want to visit the country for Leisure purposes (Tourism purposes, or visiting your friends or family). 

Most travellers do need a tourist visa to enter Belgium, especially if you are travelling from Asia and Middle-eastern. The Belgium tourist visa also knowns as the Schengen short term travel visa is a travel document that allows you to enter Belgium and travel to other Schengen destinations. 

The Belgium Tourist visa is issued for those who want to visit the country for Leisure purposes (Tourism purposes, or visiting your friends or family). The travellers who entered Belgium on a tourist visa must not take up gainful employment during their stay and they should exceed the visa validity. 

All tourist visa holders are not allowed to work or study in Belgium. Therefore, you must apply for a work permit or student visa or any other type of visa based on your intention of staying.

If you are holding a Tourist Visa (Schengen Visa) issued by Austria you are also allowed to travel to the below-listed Schengen countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. 

Documents Required for Austria Tourist Visa

Passport: Home country passport with a minimum of six months validity. The new passport should have a minimum of 3 blank pages and also should submit the old passport if any. 

Application Form: Duly filled application form issued by the Embassy of Germany. Fully concluded in English or German and signed and dated by the applicant himself ( signed by both parents in case of minors, below the age of 18)

Valid UAE Residency: Emirates ID and Copy of the stamped residency visa (valid at least three months from the date of expiry of the requested visa / intended end of the journey)

Photocopies: 

  • 1 passport copy of pages containing personal data 
  • 1 copy of the signature page (signed by the passport holder 
  • 1 copy of UAE residence permit/visa 
  • Copies of previous Schengen visa 

For GCC Nationals- Copy of valid Emirates ID card

Personal Photograph: 2 recent colour photographs 

  • Two identical photos. Not older than six months.
  • Photo size: 35x45mm.
  • In colourNo black and white
  • The Head should take 70-80% of the photo.
  • Brightly coloured background. Light grey is suggested.No patterns.
  • Facing the camera
  • Neutral face expression
  • Avoid uniforms or colours matching the background.

Personal Covering letter: Stating the intention of the travel and details of family members travelling are also recommended when applying for an Austrian tourist visa. 

Proof of sufficient financial means:

  • Original stamped and signed personal bank statement for the last three months showing regular income, no deposits If the applicant is an owner of a company or a partner, he can submit the bank statement of the company with a letter from the bank proving he is a signatory on this bank account.
  • Bank statements should not be “credit card statements”. If not enough balance on the current account, the applicant should additionally provide bank statements of the “saving accounts” for the last 3 months. The bank statement must show the applicant’s name, and be stamped and signed by the bank’s representative (cash is not accepted as proof of funds).
  • For retired persons: proof of pension or other regular income.
  • Please highlight your regular income (salary, pension, etc…) on the bank statement.

Medical Insurance- Overseas Travel Insurance

Requirements: Valid for the entire period of the requested visa and for all Schengen countries. Minimum coverage 30,000 € and repatriation. (Medical insurances of credit cards are not accepted). Conditions must be stated either on an insurance document or on a separate verification letter

Letter from local employer/sponsor (NOL): Including name, postal address and telephone number of sponsor/company, with details about applicant’s working position, starting date of employment and salary and expected date to resume duties and intention of travel. Also valid trade license copy for investor/partner of the company.

In case of dependents- Sponsors valid passport copy and UAE residence visa to be attached with the cover letter.

Additional documents for minors below the age of 18 (if applicable) – proving legal parenthood: Copy of either birth certificate/proof of adoption/custody decree, if parents are divorced / death certificate of parent (Consulate reserves the right to request the original document at a later stage). Documents, need to be translated into either German or English. “Letter of consent” (Authorization of Minors) from parents, including passport copies and valid UAE residence visa copies of both parents/ legal guardian.

Travel Documents: 

  • Confirmed return flight tickets
  • Hotel Reservation
  • Day wise travel plan (Itinerary)

Supporting Documents Needed for Austria Tourist Visa

  • If a company owner; Company Trade License Copy and if it is a partnership, NOC from the partner is also needed.
  • If Student: School / College / Institute ID Card
  • If Retired: Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
  • If Minor: Birth Certificate; No Objection Certificate from the parent’s non-accompanying parent 
  • If Visiting friend or relative: Invitation letter; Inviter’s ID proof like Passport or Resident Permit, Address proof like any Electricity bill, any Utility bill etc.
  • If Sponsored: Sponsorship letter; Sponsor’s national ID proof or Resident permit, Updated bank statement of last 6 months, 
  • For Business Visa: Invitation letter from host Company stating the purpose of the trip, business details etc