Travel Restrictions Entering Austria from Åland Islands

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Åland Islands to Austria.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

ALLOWED

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Cases Per Million
3,718.28
Decreased by1,830.53
at 1/28/2022
Vaccinated
74.54%
Increased by0.24%
at 1/27/2022
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Austria.

Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
1/23/2022
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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Austria without being subject to COVID-19 related restrictions, as long as there are no stops or unnecessary delays.

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Start Date
11/26/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Possible

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers with proof of a booster dose do not need to present negative COVID-19 test results. Please see ‘’Mandatory proof of vaccination’’ for more details.

Travelers who are fully vaccinated but do not have proof of a booster dose must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in German or English. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.

Travelers unable to show any of these documents must take a COVID-19 PCR test a maximum of 24 hours after arrival in Austria, apply for pre-travel clearance and quarantine on arrival until they receive a negative test result.

For more details, please see the source.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-travel clearance for some vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers who have not received a vaccine booster or do not have a negative COVID-19 test result must register on the digital pre-travel clearance form (PTC) a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Austria. Travelers must show their PTC form in digital or hard copy on arrival.

Fully vaccinated travelers that have received a booster shot and have valid proof are not required to complete a PTC form.

Fully vaccinated travelers that have a valid negative COVID-19 test are not required to complete the PTC form.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers with unforeseeable family-related occurrences;
  • Travelers with compelling reasons in the interests of Austria;
  • Travelers in transit.

For more details, please see the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must show proof of having received a full course of vaccination before traveling to Austria.

Vaccines allowed for entry into Austria are BioNTech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Covishield, Covaxin, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. Only BioNTech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna are currently recognized for the “2-G” rule when in Austria.

2-dose vaccinations are currently valid for 270 days after the 2nd or any additional dose. There need to be at least 14 days in between the 1st and 2nd jab and 120 days between the 2nd and 3rd one. The Johnson & Johnson vaccination is valid for 270 days, 22 days after the 1st dose. If you have only received 1 Johnson & Johnson dose you will need a booster dose.

Effective February 1st, 2022, for travelers aged 12 years and older the validity of 2nd vaccination will be reduced to 180 days. After that, travelers are required to have a booster dose that remains valid for 270 days.

Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 have specific sets of rules. For travelers both vaccinated and recovered, the 1 dose is valid for 270 days. Travelers who do not have printed proof of vaccination in German or English must fill out and show the form provided by the government of Austria.

  • Travelers are allowed to enter if they have received mix-and-match vaccines.
  • Covishield, Sinovac, and Sinopharm are not valid for entering hotels, restaurants within Austria.

Travelers have the option to present proof via the EU Digital Certificate or the NHS Covid Pass.

Please see the source for more details on vaccine validity, accepted vaccine combinations, recovery certificates, and traveling with children.

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In Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers in transit through Austria for less than 24 hours and who do not make any unnecessary stops are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination do not need to quarantine.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in most indoor settings. The FFP2 mask is required in public transportation, cable cars, museums, and all shops.

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Possible

Health pass may be required

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Description

Travelers may be required to present a health pass to enter hotels or other venues, as non-essential businesses are closed until further notice.

Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines are not valid for entering hotels and restaurants within Austria.

Negative COVID-19 tests (both PCR and antigen) are no longer valid for entry to public venues.

Some regions of Austria have different requirements, please see the link for more details.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12;
  • In Vienna, travelers under the age of 6;
  • In Vienna, travelers aged 6-11 are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test a maximum of 72 hours before entering some venues, or an antigen test from an official body taken a maximum of 48 hours before entering some venues.
  • In Vienna, travelers aged between 12-15 years are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test a maximum of 48 hours before entering some venues if they are not vaccinated or recovered.
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Austria and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
3,718.28
Decreased by1,830.53
at 1/28/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
4.84%
Decreased by2.70%
at 1/27/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
74.54%
Increased by0.24%
at 1/27/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
6,740,980
Increased by21,722
at 1/27/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.40
Increased by-0.07
at 1/26/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Austria has a '2-G-rule' system in effect, proof of vaccination or previous recovery is required to access most public places. Austrian provinces may impose additional measures if there is a rise in cases. Further information related to the COVID-19 response in provinces across Austria can be found at https://www.austria.info/...
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Use of mask

Required
FFP2 face masks are required on public transport, retail businesses, museums, cable cars, and when a distance of 2 meters cannot be maintained outdoors. Some provinces require the use of a mask in more public settings and local measures may change at short notice, we recommend carrying a face mask with you at all times.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open until 10 pm for vaccinated or recovered customers.

Bars

Closed
Bars must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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