International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Austria From Montenegro is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers from selected countries who have not been in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Suriname, or Zimbabwe in the past 10 days before arrival are allowed to enter Austria. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
9/15/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers with proof of vaccination do not need to present negative COVID-19 test results.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must show proof of having received all doses of the vaccine before travel. Travelers can also show proof of past infection, and 1 vaccination dose, received at least 22 days before travel. Travelers who do not have proof of vaccination in German or English must use the Austrian government official health certificate in either language to certify vaccination. Vaccines recognized to enter Austria are BioNTech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca (Covishield), Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinovac, and Sinopharm.

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

Please see the source for more details on vaccine validity, and accepted vaccine combinations.

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

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The vaccine certificate is valid for 360 days after the 2nd dose for 2-dose vaccines. For travelers with past infection and 1 dose of vaccine, the certificate is valid for 360 days after that 1 dose. If the traveler has had a third (additional, booster) vaccine, the certificate is valid for 360 days from the third vaccine. For vaccines that require only 1 dose, the certificate is valid from the 22nd day for 270 days from vaccination.

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Austrian Government
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries 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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Description

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

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Description

Travelers are required to present a health pass to enter restaurants, hotels, etc. Travelers will need to show either a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or proof of vaccination. Sinovac/Sinopharm vaccine certificates are not valid for entering hotels, restaurants, etc. within Austria.

Please see the source 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.
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US Embassy for Austria
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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
221.24
Decreased by13.90
at 9/19/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.60%
Decreased by0.20%
at 9/15/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
62.62%
Increased by0.60%
at 9/19/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
5,662,823
Increased by54,202
at 9/19/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.21
Decreased by0.01
at 9/14/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

Although restrictions are gradually lifting and all facilities have reopened, an 'Entry Test' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery is required to access most public places and to attend events of over 25 people. Full details of the required documents can be found at https://www.austria.info/... Further information relating to the COVID-19 response in Austria can be found at https://www.austria.info/...
Last Checked
9/19/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required on public transport, essential businesses, and cable cars. Those who are unvaccinated must wear FFP2 masks to enter all shops and museums. Vaccinated and recovered customers are only required to wear FFP2 masks in essential businesses such as supermarkets and banks.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Operating
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated and recovered customers, or those with proof of testing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test result. Proof of past infection is not accepted.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test result. Proof of past infection is not accepted.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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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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